To help Puerto Rico bolster its response to Zika, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) last week declared a public health emergency at the request of the territory’s Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla. The public health emergency declaration shines a bright light on the needs in Puerto Rico.
There are three actions our country must undertake to beat back Zika, and time is not on our side. This is the message from our President and CEO Judith Monroe, M.D., in a new op-ed posted today at CNBC.com.
When entrepreneur, philanthropist and former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg took the stage at the 36th annual Joseph W. Mountin Lecture at CDC recently, he shared his thoughts about how to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people, with a focus on a data-driven approach and teamwork.