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2018

June

The Atlantic
The next plague is coming. Is America ready?, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Forbes
Fragile Antibiotic Supply Chain Causes Shortages And Is A National Security Threat, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

STATnews
Lawmakers advocate for new antibiotics, but stop short of offering incentives, feat. Crystal Watson, DrPH

MIT Technology Review
US military wants to know what synthetic-biology weapons could look like, feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

CNN
How prepared is the US for an anthrax attack?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Washington Post
How prepared is the world for the next epidemic? This tool shows most countries are not., feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Science News
Dogs carry a surprising variety of flu viruses, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Tribune-Review
What lies beneath: Protect yourself before diving into swimming pools, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Huffington Post
Trump Walks Back A Disastrous Ebola Funding Cut And Experts Sigh In Relief, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

"Deadly Intelligence" (Science Channel)
CIA Drug Conspiracy, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Women's Health
A 5-Year-Old Girl Woke Up Paralyzed From A Tick Bite, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

NPR
Report For Defense Department Ranks Top Threats From 'Synthetic Biology', feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Live Science
How do you die from Hepatitis A?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Herald Tribune
GOING VIRAL: Do unregulated ‘biohackers’ pose a public health threat?, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD




May

Washington Post
This mock pandemic killed 150 million people. Next time it might not be a drill., coverage of Clade X
Also in The New Yorker, MIT Technology Review, AJ+, Science Friday (NPR), CIDRAP, Global Health Now, Homeland Preparedness News, Homeland Security Newswire, PAXsims, SCMP, NDTV, IFL Science, and Science Alert

New York Times
As D.I.Y. Gene Editing Gains Popularity, ‘Someone Is Going to Get Hurt’, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD
Also in Dispatch

Scientific American
A Worldwide Effort to Stop Epidemics Is in Peril, op-ed by Tom Inglesby, MD
Also in Kaiser Health News

Yahoo
There are 5 types of hepatitis — do you know the difference?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Live Science
1st Death Tied to Outbreak of E. Coli in Romaine Lettuce — How It Kills, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Self
What to Know About Hantavirus—the Rare Illness That Killed a Woman in New Mexico, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Tribune-Review
How romaine lettuce turned deadly, op-ed by Amesh Adalja, MD

WBEZ-FM (NPR, Chicago)
Documents: Rauner’s Own Administration Critical Of Legionnaires’ Notification, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Chicago Sun Times

HealthTech Magazine
For Healthcare Organizations, Technology Helps Ensure Reliability Amid Chaos

UK Telegraph
Is this the face of Disease X? The deadly pathogens which could cause the next global pandemic, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Live Science, CIDRAP, Homeland Preparedness News, Contagion Live, Kaiser Health News, Med Page Today, Outbreak News Today, Science Daily, Guardian (UK), UK Express, GenEng News, Science Alert, Erie News Now, Medical Xpress, and Inquisitr

The Atlantic
Ebola Returns Just as the White House Loses Its Top Biodefense Expert, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

KDKA-TV (CBS, Pittsburgh)
Food Security and the Romaine Lettuce E-coli Crisis, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Reuters
US investigates bloodstream infections for link to heparin syringes, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Self
The 11 Most Effective Tick and Mosquito Protection Tips You Need This Summer, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Yahoo
Why baby boomers and veterans are more likely to have hepatitis C, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

STATnews
As Ebola flares once again, a rapid global response invites cautious hope, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Vice
How Gross Is it to Wear Your Shoes in the House?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Washington Post
The quiet return of Ebola, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Washington Post
US plans to provide several million dollars for Ebola outbreak in Congo, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Washington Times
WHO says Ebola outbreak spread to Congo city, feat. feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Washington Times
Congo begins trial Ebola vaccination amid widening outbreak, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

STATnews
Effort to encourage development of new antibiotics falls short in Senate, feat. Crystal Watson, DrPH

Health.com
10 Surprising Conditions You Can Get In Your Eyes, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Live Science
Where did the Deadly Nipah Virus Come From–And What Other Outbreaks Should We Expect?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Women's Health
3 New Cases of 'Super Gonorrhea' Have Been Reported—But What Even Is It?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Huffington Post
US Announces Additional $7 Million Donation In Fight Against Ebola In Congo, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD
Also in Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Readers Digest
8 Silent Signs You Could Have a Parasite, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Coalfield Progress
To Fight Airplane Germs, Be Practical, Not Panicky, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Yahoo
New developments in case of nurse who allegedly exposed patients to hepatitis C, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

PBS Newshour
Will lessons learned from the 2014 Ebola outbreak prevent more deaths in Congo?, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Live Science
Where Did the Deadly Nipah Virus Come From — And What Other Outbreaks Should We Expect?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Bloomberg Law
Senator Wants Funding to Update Pandemic Flu Response Stockpile, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

KDKA-TV (CBS, Pittsburgh)
What's being done to prepare for a pandemic? (Part I), intv. w/ Amesh Adalja, MD
Also Part II

Healthcare Dive
A third of Hurricane Maria deaths stemmed from healthcare disruption, NEJM study shows

Bioedge
Concern mounts over biohacking “stunts”, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Self
4 Places You Can Get an STI—Besides Your Vagina, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Self
What to Know About the Rare and Deadly Nipah Virus, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD




April

Nautilus
The Case for More Pox Research, by Gigi Gronvall, PhD

80000 Hours
The careers and policies that can prevent global catastrophic biological risks, intv. w/ Tom Inglesby, MD

Washington Post
‘Nightmare Bacteria’ Stalk US Hospitals, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in USA Today, Scientific American, Fox News, and Kaiser Health News

Web MD
Super Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Coming to US, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Live Science
Hospital 'Breach' May Have Exposed Patients to HIV, Hepatitis: What Went Wrong?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Self
Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Migraine' Turned Out to Be Shingles, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

New York Post
Your hospital bed is probably full of deadly germs, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Health 24
Super drug-resistant gonorrhoea spreading across the globe, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Live Science
Why You Might Need a Vaccine to Go to The Kentucky Derby, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Tribune-Review
Throw away your romaine lettuce to avoid potential illness, CDC warns, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Tribune-Review
UPMC contacting 4,700 people possibly exposed to tuberculosis by infected ER employee, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Live Science
No, a Woman Wasn't 'Eaten Alive' By Scabies. Here's What Likely Happened., feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

US News & World Report
Even a 'Bad' Flu Vaccine Could Save 61,000 Lives: Study, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Healio
Mass antibiotic dosing reduces child mortality in sub-Saharan Africa, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD




March

The Hill
Rise in tuberculosis highlights broader global health security concerns, op-ed by Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH, and Diane Meyer, RN, MPH

NPR
How Fast Can An Outbreak Be Detected?, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH
Also in WAMU

Self
We Asked Infectious Disease Experts to Rank 5 Flu-Prevention Products, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Newshub (New Zealand)
How to avoid catching an illness or virus on a plane, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Yahoo
Mumps is making a comeback — here's what you need to know, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Discovery Channel
Invisible Killers: Smallpox, feat. Gigi Gronvall, PhD

The Health Journals
Could You Be at Risk for Shingles?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Self
Teachers Explain Exactly How They Avoid Getting Sick, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Self
Is It Too Late to Get a Flu Shot? Because the Flu Season Isn't Over Yet, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

New York Times
White House Hails Success of Disease-Fighting Program, and Plans Deep Cuts, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Wired
Medicine's long, thin supply chain, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Self
The CDC Voted to Bring Back the Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Bustle
8 Signs The Flu Medicine You’re On Isn’t Working For You, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Self
What Does It Mean if You Get Every Single Cold Going Around the Office?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

CIDRAP
MCR-1-carrying Shigella found in China, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Healthline
Could a Lung Cancer Drug Point to a Cure for HIV?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Women's Health
What Is Disease X—And Is It Going To Kill You?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Newsmax

Tribune-Review
Western Pennsylvania cheerleaders possibly exposed to mumps at Texas competition, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Live Science

Live Science
No, One Sick Passenger Won't Infect Everyone on the Plane, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Healio
Zika virus: Down, but not out, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Baltimore Sun
False 'active shooter' alerts cause chaos, danger, op-ed by Nick Alexopulos, MBA




February

Bloomberg
Scientists Want to Completely Rethink How They Make the Flu Vaccine, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Sentinel Source

STATNews
Drug makers lobby for antibiotic incentives in pandemic preparedness bill, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

MD Magazine
Channel Blockers Show Promise of New HCV Treatment, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Self
Lea Michele Swears This Soup Is a 'Flu Buster', feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Healthline
A Florida nurse posted a rant on Facebook about people not protecting themselves against the flu. Experts say she has a point. Here are tips for avoiding the flu., feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Healio
Review finds high rates of drug-resistant gonorrhea in China, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Homeland Preparedness News
Analysis of President’s FY2019 budget request reveals several major changes

Outbreak News Today
Troubling statements about vaccines: Gloria Copeland and Milwaukee’s Patricia McManus, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Consumer Reports
Answers to Your Most Pressing Flu Season Questions, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Time
Why Flu Outbreaks Have Been the Worst in Nearly a Decade, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Chicago Tribune

Homeland Security Today
US Hospitals Can’t Handle Catastrophic Attacks or Disasters, Report Finds, feat. Eric Toner, MD
Also in Fierce Healthcare, Healthcare Dive, International Travel and Health Insurance Journal, Hospital Safety Insider, and Health Leaders Media

WebMD
Flu shot during pregnancy poses no harm to baby, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Medical Xpress

Albany Times-Union
DOH: Capital Region sees highest percentage increase in HIV, STDs than rest of state, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in New York Upstate

Tribune-Review
Flu cases finally dropping in western Pennsylvania, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Romper
Can A Flu Test Be Wrong? Don't Put All Your Eggs In One Basket, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Yahoo
Japan has a new drug that could kill the flu in 24 hours. So why doesn't the U.S. have it?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Tribune-Review
FluMist nasal spray poised for a return, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Outbreak News Today
Doctor that questioned the safety and efficacy of vaccines, Dr. Daniel Neides, opens private practice, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Homeland Preparedness News
New drugs needed faster to fight antimicrobial resistant pathogens, IDSA-led group says, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Self
Like Kim, Khloé Kardashian Is Planning to Eat Her Placenta After Giving Birth, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Hill
Flu season this year is spreading like crazy — this could have other bio-threat implications, op-ed by Tara Kirk Sell, PhD, and Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

The Atlantic
The CDC Is About to Fall Off a Funding Cliff, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Washington Post
CDC to cut global disease outbreak prevention by 80 percent, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

NBC News (online)
CDC director's resignation caps bad year for health agency, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

WebMD
Can Hep C Be Cured?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

US News & World Report
West Nile Virus May Pose Zika-Like threat to fetus, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Health Day

Modern Healthcare
Hospitals facing financial hit as flu season continues to worsen, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Self
There’s an Unfortunate Outbreak of Norovirus at the Olympics This Year, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

CBS News (online)
Fewer Americans are getting herpes, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in WebMD

Tatring
Is My Belly-Button Piercing Infected or Just Healing?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

ShareCare
Tamiflu: Should You Worry About Side Effects?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Tribune-Review
Flu has yet to peak in Western Pennsylvania, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Click Lancashire
Coastal Health District offers free flu shots for uninsured, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

US News & World Report
Got a Pet Rat? Watch Out for This Scary New Virus, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Brinkwire

Live Science
Norovirus Sickens Olympic Security Guards Days Before Opening Ceremony, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also on WBAL Radio (no link)

Healthway
Man Up? According To Science, The Man Flu Might Have Merit, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD




January

Tribune-Review
Western Pennsylvania bludgeoned by widespread flu bug, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Contagion Live
An infection preventionist's take on the 2017 Biological Weapons Convention

CTV News (Canada)
The new Shingles vaccine, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Cosmopolitan
This is how the flu can actually kill you, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

US News & World Report
Mom-to-be's immune response may trigger Zika birth defects, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Patch
Nude workout classes, coming to a gym near you, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Outcomes Rocket
Infectious disease management tips and tricks, intv. w/ Amesh Adalja, MD

Live Science
Why is flu season so bad this year?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Parker Live

Outbreak News Today
Raw water: ‘In defiance of everything science tells us’, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

CIDRAP
Experts decry lack of flu pandemic readiness, commitment, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Self
What is the 'Aussie Flu,' exactly, and how worried should you be about it?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Tribune-Review
Latrobe man dies of flu complications, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Bravo TV (online)
This Woman Died From Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Eating Oysters on Vacation — But Why?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Tribune-Review
Brutal flu season leads to talk of a universal vaccine, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Science
A paper showing how to make a smallpox cousin just got published. Critics wonder why, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

US News & World Report
Are We Prepared for the Next Flu Pandemic?, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

STATnews
A severe flu season is stretching hospitals thin. That is a very bad omen, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Live Science
You Have the Flu. Should You Go to the Doctor, or Wait It Out?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Healio
Surfers more likely to harbor antibiotic-resistant bacteria in gut, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Self
The Hepatitis A Outbreak in Utah Now Involves a 7-Eleven, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Self
Yes, Poop Particles Spray Into the Air When You Flush the Toilet, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Playboy
Why the CDC Is Prepping Us for Nuclear War, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Self
Here's How to Know When It's Time to See a Doctor for the Flu, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Today.com
Here's how the flu virus kills some people so quickly, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in NBC News (online)

Cosmopolitan
Here’s Everything You Can Possibly Do to Avoid Getting the Flu, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

BMJ Podcasts
Plague - a guide to diagnosing and managing Yersinia, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Modern Healthcare
Federal funding doesn't fully support hospitals facing large-scale emergencies like flu, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

WJLA-TV (online)
Severe flu season has senators evaluating ways to cope with pandemics, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

MedPage Today
More Data Needed in Health Emergencies, Lawmakers Told, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

DailyMail
Controversial paper that shows EXACTLY how to make a cousin of the killer smallpox virus prompts outrage from scientists who warn 'the world is now more vulnerable', feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Romper
5 Red Flags Your Day Care Isn't Taking Enough Precautions Against The Flu, Because It's Serious Business, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

MedPage Today
Flu taking its toll on EDs, hospitals, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Brinkwire
Have scientists just gifted bio-terrorists a doomsday smallpox virus?, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Men's Health
A Disease Turning Deer Into 'Zombies' Could Theoretically Spread to Humans, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Yahoo
The flu can be spread just by breathing, new study finds, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Self
How to Know When It’s Safe to Go Back to Work After the Flu, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

PCNC Pittsburgh
Why is this Flu season so bad?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Live Science
How do you die from flu?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Popculture.com

CTV News (Canada)
Flu has caused 82 deaths in Canada but it's not too late to get the shot: doctors, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Read the associated article

Self
Food Poisoning vs. Stomach Flu: Signs, Symptoms, and Causes of Each, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Wall Street Journal
CDC to Scale Back Work in Dozens of Foreign Countries Amid Funding Worries, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Alternative Daily
5 Reasons This Influenza Virus Is So Deadly (And How To Fight It), feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

International Business Times
Have scientists just gifted bio-terrorists a doomsday smallpox virus?, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Women's Health
Why Does It Seem Like The Flu Is Killing So Many Young People This Year?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Contagion Live
Orthopoxvirus Synthesis: The Implications of Publishing Instructions, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Homeland Preparedness News
PAHPA hearing witnesses question U.S. government’s preparedness, response commitment, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

UPI.com
Hospitals overwhelmed by influx of flu patients, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Homeland Preparedness News
Nuclear Threat Initiative to expand focus on global biosecurity risks with new grant

Yahoo
As more children die from the flu, here are the symptoms parents should look out for, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Yahoo
A 'universal' flu vaccine is in the works, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Yahoo
To prevent the flu, should we all be wearing surgical masks?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

San Diego Reader
A horsepox on La Jolla, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Tribune-Review
Researchers say universal flu vaccine works in mice, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Ripon Advance
Burr takes reins to revamp nation’s all-hazards preparedness, response law, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Washington Examiner
Congress looks to reauthorize pandemic program as flu cases swell, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

New York Daily News
It Looks Like the Flu, But Isn't: What Is Adenovirus?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Live Science

Smithsonian Magazine
The pandemic everyone fears, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Global Health Now

Guideposts
What You Need to Know About the Flu, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Women's Health
Do You Really Have The Flu—Or Is It Something Else?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD