Public Health

"We look at this as a public health issue," said Seattle Children's Hospital's chief medical officer.
The outbreak of the deadly hemorrhagic fever has already killed 139 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) are extremely rare but on the rise in the U.S. How it spreads is unknown.
A surge in patients. Attacks against health workers. Money running out. What the outbreak has been like in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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It was the disease’s highest death toll in at least four decades.
Health care workers are sidelined as growing misinformation and community resistance hampers response efforts against the deadly hemorrhagic fever in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Experts worry the outbreak could escalate after a patient died in Butembo, a city of about 1 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
An active conflict zone and rising infections among health care workers are helping to spread the deadly disease.
With their community in crisis, Puerto Ricans are stepping up to care for those who have been forgotten. One organization is turning desperation into hope.
The beef, pork and poultry items were recently sold at stores like Kroger, Trader Joe’s and Walgreens.
A fecal parasite found in McDonald's salads has made at least 163 sick, and three are hospitalized.
Ebola. MERS. Zika. Nipah virus. Lassa fever. Rift Valley fever. All were in active outbreaks in June.
“This is a public health issue; this is a justice issue,” an advocate said.
People have become infected in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Rural areas face unique barriers when they try to adopt urban harm reduction methods from the ’80s and ’90s.
There isn’t a single psychiatrist in 65 percent of nonmetropolitan counties, and there's no psychologist in almost half of them.
"It's a national problem of wide scope that we need comprehensive approaches for."
As the rare virus claims more lives in the Indian state of Kerala, concerns have been raised about the potential of Nipah to become a global health emergency.