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Strengthening Global Health Security Protects Americans

The 5 Ways Diseases in Other Countries Can Kill You

  This blog was originally posted on on February 13, 2014.   The world is smaller and people are more mobile than at any time in history. This makes it easier than ever for what’s happening anywhere on the globe to harm Americans’ health. Here are five ways diseases in other countries pose a Read More >

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Fresh Voices From the Field: Building Partnerships for Global Health Security in Vietnam

This is the sixth in our ongoing “Fresh Voices From the Field” series, where we hear from ASPPH (Association of School and Programs of Public Health) Global Health Fellows working throughout the world. Global Health Fellows are recent Master of Public Health or Doctoral graduates placed in CDC global health offices in Atlanta and abroad. Read More >

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Flu Fighting Facts: How to Stay Healthy This Flu Season

  This blog is adapted from a blog originally posted on Public Health Matters November 20, 2013, by Dr. Michael Jhung, Medical Officer with CDC’s Influenza Division.   Flu activity is currently low in the United States, but is expected to increase in the coming weeks, making now a great time to prepare. Flu infects millions Read More >

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