How to tell if you’re a public health threat

A health risk has been defined as any condition that is “reasonably expected to be severe, long-lasting, or likely to affect the lives of people in the community.”A public health risk is one that is reasonably expected to cause “significant harm” to people in a community.Public health is defined as the collection, transmission, or spread […]

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How to stop the Zika virus outbreak in the U.S.

It is now a national emergency.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sending additional teams to Puerto Rico and Florida to help coordinate the response.The National Guard has been mobilized.And the White House has asked the governors of Texas and Florida, along with the governors in New Jersey and Connecticut, to help.But there are […]

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