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Zika, chikungunya, and dengue have surged in the Americas over the past several years and pose serious health threats in regions of the U.S. where Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus mosquito vectors occur. Ae. aegypti have been detected up to 6 months of the year or longer in parts of Arizona,... Read more

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Malaria is a preventable disease but 3.4 billion people at risk globally with 207 million cases and 627 deaths reported in 2013. Africa accounts for 80% of cases and 90% of all malaria deaths. Nigeria accounts for 25% of malaria burden in Africa. The goal of malaria control is to reduce malaria... Read more

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Rabies is endemic in Tanzania and has circulated on Pemba Island since the late 1990s. In 2010, an elimination programme was initiated in Southern Tanzania to demonstrate that human rabies deaths can be eliminated through mass dog vaccinations. We used active surveillance approaches to... Read more

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Rabies is a zoonotic disease of high public health importance. There have been documented reports of rabies in vaccinated dogs. Rabies is enzootic in domestic dogs in Nigeria. Hence, annual vaccination campaigns of dogs are advocated with the aim of rabies elimination. Vaccination status, type... Read more

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France hosted 2016 UEFA European Football Championship between June 10 and July 10. In the particular context of several terrorist attacks occurring in France in 2015 [1], the French national public health agency « Santé publique France » (formerly French Institute for Public Health Surveillance... Read more

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Although significant progress has been made in tobacco control in the United States (US) over the past 50 years, more than 15% of the population currently use tobacco products.1 Tobacco use continues to be the leading cause of preventable death, contributing to over 480,000 deaths and about $300... Read more

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This report, published April 2017 from Human Rights Watch, explores measures required for an effective program to prevent opioid overdose deaths and current legal, policy and other challenges to be addressed.

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Falls are a leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injury in NC. As the size of the older adult population is predicted to increase over the next few decades, it is likely that the incidence of falls-related morbidity and mortality will increase in tandem. In order to address this public health... Read more

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The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa was unprecedented in spread and its attendant response. There were over 15 000 confirmed cases and over 9 000 suspected cases. The response to the outbreak was massive within Africa and beyond. The outbreak in Nigeria affected 19 people and... Read more

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Presented November 8, 2018.

The data and program leads from Public Health – Seattle & King County’s firearm data team will discuss how their local health department produces and analyzes some of the best available firearm injury prevention data in the country, including information... Read more

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