What It Will Take to End the AIDS Pandemic Lecture with Chris Beyrer
What It Will Take to End the AIDS Pandemic Why Inclusion of Marginalized Populations is Essential The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is pleased to host Dr. Chris Beyrer for a discussion about what it will take to end the AIDS pandemic and why including marginalized populations is essential to achieving such a goal. As current president of the International AIDS Society, Beyrer has called attention…
How to Put an End to the Inactivity Pandemic
You are part of the solution to the inactivity pandemic - one of the most perplexing problems of the modern day. Ever since our forefathers figured out how to make life so much easier for us – we have
It’s the End of the World as We Know It: 13 Profound Books of Pessimism, Plagues, and Pandemics
It’s seemed that in this election cycle, the only thing that both sides can agree upon is that if their candidate is not chosen, it will be the end of our country as we know and love it. We here at Off the Shelf, in the spirit of unity, would like to offer a reminder that while things might seem bleak, they could be much, much worse (though we could probably learn a thing or two). Here is a list of our favorite…
How can we end HIV-AIDS pandemic by 2030, Vancouver conference asks
Nearly 35 years after HIV-AIDS first emerged on the world stage, more than 6,000 international experts are gathering in Vancouver this weekend to chart a path to eradicate the global pandemic by 2030.
Why A Scramble To Top Search Results Ends With Random Packages On Doorsteps
Strange unordered packages are showing up on doorsteps across the country. Often, they are the byproduct of an e-commerce scheme to influence search results rankings.
How Vaccines Help Prevent Another Flu Pandemic
Researchers believe that over 50 million people worldwide died in the 1918 flu pandemic, making it possibly worse than even the Black Death that began in the 14th century Could another catastrophic pandemic like the 1918 pandemic occur again? Yes, unless we protect ourselves better. To do that, we should emphasize high compliance with the flu vaccines that are currently available while we pursue the longer-term…
Pandemic Epidemic? What is the Appropriate Response?
October 15, 2015 · Comments Off by Sarah Warhaftig, J.D Merriam-Webster defines pandemic as an epidemic of an infectious disease occurring over a wide geographic area and affecting an exceptionally high proportion of the population. Pandemics are often considered emerging risks—risks for which there is no established risk treatment or response. Thus, when considering the Ebola virus, for instance, a review of a recent worldwide pandemic…
Bill to end religious and personal exemptions to vaccine rules heads to Mills for signature
Maine would become the fourth state without a religious exemption to school vaccination rules.
Measles: Jewish leaders share concerns over end of religious exemptions for vaccines
Orthodox Jewish leaders who supported the bill shared concerns that legislation could set a precedent to infringe on religious liberties.
England 'may well end up with mandatory vaccines' says top doctor
England "might well end up with mandatory" vaccines , the outgoing Chief Medical Officer has said, as she recalled looking after two children who died from measles.
End of the middle child and why 2 is now enough
Are middle children becoming extinct? A recent government report shows family planning trends have reversed in the U.S.; in the 1970's, many couples had three or more children, now most are stoppin...
Enough is enough: 5 ways to end bullying in fire and EMS
We need to do more to improve the care and compassion we show to our fire and EMS brethren
Scientists seek perfect flu vaccine, 100 years after pandemic
Labs are hunting for a super-shot that could eliminate an annual vaccination in favor of one every five years or 10 years, or maybe, an immunization that
Anti-vaccine talk is an ‘attack on our nation’s health’ and must end, California lawmaker says
As deadly diseases like measles make a comeback, a California lawmaker is urging the surgeon general to make fighting anti-vaccine misinformation a public health priority. Several states have seen outbreaks.
‘Enough Was Enough’: How Festering Anger at Comey Ended in His Firing (The New York Times)
President Trump returned from a weekend away determined to act after months of growing frustration with the F.B.I. director, according to people close to the president.
Watchmen finale: No matter how it ends, it’s already done more than enough
Q&A: Enough already! How the government shutdown might end
Somehow, some day, the nasty deadlock between President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats that's shuttered federal agencies for a near-record 20
How to Prevent the Next Pandemic
As the Ebola outbreak nears its end, the world prepares for future public-health threats.
This is not the end of the story
Every day children face challenges which prevent them from reaching their full potential. Challenges related to: Learning Health Hunger Safe spaces and Water...
Malaria vaccine: How good is good enough?
Leading global health experts look at the pros and cons of using the first, imperfect, malaria vaccine.