Public Health

Battle to end HIV, COVID, demands greater international...

The early years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic were “plagued by confusion, fear, isolation,...

COVID-19: WHO’s Tedros criticizes ‘blunt’ Omicron measures 

COVID-19: WHO’s Tedros criticizes ‘blunt’ Omicron measures 

The head of the UN health agency has criticized “blunt” and “blanket” measures taken...

Coronavirus pandemic could cost global tourism $2 trillion this year

Coronavirus pandemic could cost global tourism $2 trillion...

The coronavirus pandemic will likely cost the global tourism sector $2 trillion...

Still ‘not clear’ whether Omicron COVID variant is more...

The World Health Organization published on Sunday an update on the science regarding...

WHO labels new COVID strain Omicron, designates it a ‘variant...

The latest COVID-19 variant identified in South Africa has been given the Greek...

WHO urges caution over travel bans linked to new COVID-19...

The UN health agency has urged all countries to adopt a risk-based and scientific...

Antimicrobial effectiveness leaning towards ‘tipping point’ resistance –...

We may soon reach “a tipping point” when antimicrobial resistance (AMR) becomes...

COVID-19: European infection spike confirmed, vaccine advice for...

COVID-19 cases have increased in the last week with 3.6 million infections reported...

WHO updates guidelines on COVID-related organ inflammation...

Children who have developed organ inflammation linked to COVID-19 infection should...

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Update on King County’s Vaccine Verification Policy

Update on King County’s Vaccine Verification Policy

It’s been almost a month since vaccination verification started in King County....

Current system will not protect us from the next pandemic, ‘which could happen at any time’ 

Current system will not protect us from the next pandemic,...

Efforts to reform global pandemic preparedness and response are happening too slowly,...

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Need transportation to vaccination? The Vaccine Transportation Helpline can get you there!

Need transportation to vaccination? The Vaccine Transportation...

The King County COVID-19 Vaccine Mobility Task Force removes obstacles to vaccination...

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Tips for Supporting Youth Mental Health

Tips for Supporting Youth Mental Health

As Washington state moves toward its second full winter of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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National Injury Prevention Day illuminates the burden of injury and violence in our community

National Injury Prevention Day illuminates the burden of...

National Injury Prevention Day, November 18, 2021, shines a light on a key public...

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Do I need to get tested? Tips for travelers this holiday season

Do I need to get tested? Tips for travelers this holiday...

With the holidays fast approaching, and COVID-19 still present in our communities,...

WHO and partners unite for Day of Action for Cervical Cancer...

With more than 300,000 women dying from cervical cancer each year, the World Health...

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Ask Miss Rona: Kids COVID-19 Vaccine

Ask Miss Rona: Kids COVID-19 Vaccine

Miss Rona is a Q&A series started on Public Health’s Instagram to respond to community...

COVID-19: Licensing agreement for new candidate drug ‘an...

Access to a new COVID-19 drug will be expanded in low- and middle-income countries...

Tobacco use continues to fall, but still 'long way to go'

The number of tobacco users continues to decrease globally, going from 1.32 billion...

Europe hits highest weekly COVID-19 cases since pandemic...

Almost two million cases of COVID-19 were reported in Europe last week, the most...

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