Tag Archives: Public

Ebola outbreak in Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says

“The risk of Ebola spread in DRC and the region remains very high, and the risk of spread outside the region remains low,” Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of WHO, said during a press conference on Wednesday. “Now is the time for the international community to stand in solidarity with the people of DRC.” WHO… Read More »

Red Flags a Public Pool Is Too Dirty for Swimming

Alex Emanuel Koch/Shutterstock These quick, expert-approved tricks will keep you—and your fellow swimmers—healthy and germ-free this summer. Nothing feels better than taking a cool dip on a hot summer day. But before you dive in to your local swimming pool, beware: There could be many dangers lurking beneath the surface—and not all of them can… Read More »

The Growing Need for Public Health Research

The world revolves around information, and with large quantities of health research and studies available at the touch of a button, there are more uses for it now than ever. Public health research can provide both the medical communities and general population with information on the benefits of preventative care, opportunities to improve medical research,… Read More »