Influenza

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Timeline: H5N1 Bird Flu Outbreak in the U.S.

A weekly updated timeline for H5N1 outbreak events

Bird Flu, U.S. Cows, and Economic Consequences

The recent H5N1 outbreak in cattle has rattled livestock markets and raised public health concerns

Governance

Course Correcting the U.S. Response to Bird Flu

Health security scientists wonder what delayed the U.S. response and offer advice on strategic improvements

Trade

How Pasteurization Kills Bird Flu Virus in Milk

Experts explain how pasteurization obliterates avian influenza virus from milk

Trade

Cattle Veterinarians Express Confusion over U.S. Response to Bird Flu

Denial and a lack of unity across states are limiting a swift response to the novel outbreak

Governance

Avian Flu in Cambodia

Human cases of avian influenza in Cambodia exemplify the importance of global surveillance and collaboration

Governance

No Fall Zone

This winter, there is zero room for error in emergency medicine

Environment

Flu: When Spillovers Spill Over

The high risk of H5 influenza in North America this fall

Governance

How the Origins of COVID-19 Became Politicized

Where the coronavirus came from is no longer a scientific question—thanks to narrative spin, agendas, and misinformation

Governance

Why the WHO?

The World Health Organization is essential to convening scientific experts and the world’s best thinking on COVID-19

Poverty

Rethinking the Future of Global Health

There can be no better time to reimagine our health security based on global cooperation, equity, trust, and solidarity

Governance

Coronavirus: A Twenty-Year Failure

Unheeded warnings and past pandemic preparedness policy failures have left the world vulnerable to COVID-19

Governance

Laboratory Diagnostics—Rarely Appreciated Until Something Goes Wrong

Problems with COVID-19 testing highlights need for strong U.S. labs to detect, control, and respond to emerging diseases

Governance

Could Coronavirus Kill a Million Americans?

Plan for the worst but work for the best to limit spread, improve survival, and reduce the societal costs of COVID-19