Outbreak Surveillance

Clinical Trial Underway for Coronavirus Treatment

It's the first test of a treatment for the virus, which federal officials said Tuesday was likely to continue spreading throughout the United States.

Containing the Coronavirus

In King County, Washington, the public health department is relying on temporary staff hired for measles and hepatitis A outbreaks to help investigate a confirmed case of coronavirus.

News Deserts Widen as Newspapers Shut Down

Researchers identified nearly 200 counties without any paper, weekly or daily, “creating a news vacuum for about 3.2 million residents and public officials.”

States Familiar With West Nile Response Are Better Prepared for Zika

Many health agencies already have protocols in place to monitor the new virus that’s been spreading in countries across the Americas.

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