Category: Mali

When Food Bites Back: Think locally, act globally

    A new CDC Vital Signs Report on Food Safety points once again to a stubborn problem: that food can sometimes bite back and be deadly. We would be wise to heed its reminder—that more progress is needed to protect people and drive down foodborne illnesses in the United States and globally. Acting globally Read More >

Posted on by Robert Tauxe, M.D., M.P.H., Deputy Director, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, and Dana Pitts, M.P.H., Associate Director of Communications 1 CommentTags ,

From Clifton Road to Africa

About the authors: Fabien Diomandé, MD, MSc, medical epidemiologist, is stationed in Burkina Faso to work with the WHO Africa Bureau and local health authorities and Ryan Novak, PhD, epidemiologist, is based in Atlanta and supports meningitis activities in Africa. In Africa, more than 90 percent of meningitis cases during epidemics are caused by Neisseria meningitidis Read More >

Posted on by Fabien Diomandé, MD, MSc and Ryan Novak, PhD1 CommentTags , , , , , , , ,