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2019

October 2019

Prevention
I Got a Fever After the Flu Shot—Here’s Why That’s Totally Normal, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

US News & World Report
A Patient's Guide to Meningitis, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Pacific Sun
Bugging Out, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Cnet
Why you should track flu outbreaks this flu season, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Women's Health
40 Health Myths That Every Woman Should Know Are Bogus, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Healthline
Your Washing Machine Can Be a Home for Bacteria — What You Should Know, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in EcoWatch

TribLive
Maker of shingles vaccine working to overcome shortfall, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Devex
Ebola in Tanzania? A question on global governance for infectious diseases, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Prevention
What Adults 50 and Older Need to Know About the Flu Shot, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Sky Statement

TribLive
‘Unprecedented’ demand for shingles vaccine leads to shortage, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in WPXI

 

September 2019

Live Science
Washing Machines May Sometimes Harbor Drug-Resistant Bacteria, Report Says, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in The Science Times

Stat News
U.S. and U.K. alert travelers to Tanzania about possible unreported Ebola cases, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Health
A Michigan Man Contracted Tuberculosis From a Deer—Here's What You Need to Know, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in MSN

Yahoo! Lifestyle
What to Know About Hepatitis C Screenings—And Who Should Get One, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

US News & World Report
Experimental Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Mice, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

NPR
As Made-To-Order DNA Gets Cheaper, Keeping It Out Of The Wrong Hands Gets Harder, feat. Gigi Kwik Gronvall, PhD

Health
Your Flu Risk is Influenced By Where You Live, According to a New Study, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Yahoo! Lifestyle

Devex
Suspected Ebola in Tanzania highlights importance of transparency, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Health
Why Isn't There a Hepatitis C Vaccine—And When Can You Expect One?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Vox
The WHO is concerned Tanzania may be hiding Ebola cases, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Forbes
This Week’s Scary Bug—Is EEE Really Coming To Get You?, feat. Tara Kirk Sell, PhD

Homeland Preparedness News
Johns Hopkins report finds global preparedness needs improvement to face high-impact respiratory pathogens

CIDRAP
Trump signs executive order to improve flu vaccines, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Women's Health
Here's What You Need To Know About Working Out With A Cold, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Fox News
Report: World is not ready for global pandemic, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH
Also in Yahoo!

What to Expect
How to Protect Yourself and Baby During This Year's Flu Season, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Healthline
Check Your Pantry: Gold Medal Flour Recalled Over E.coli Fears, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

York Dispatch
Infectious disease expert: WellSpan, state handling measles cases correctly, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Yahoo! Lifestyle
There are 2 types of flu shots to choose from: Which one should you get?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in MSN

Time
Hurricane Dorian Is Gone. But the Bahamas Still Faces a Big Risk From Infectious Disease, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Live Science
Chinese Scientists Tried to Treat HIV Using CRISPR, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Healthline
Tuna Steaks Recalled Due to Toxin That Causes ‘Allergic Reaction’, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Nature
Behind the front lines of the Ebola wars, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Frontline
We Found Dozens of Uncounted Deaths During the Flint Water Crisis. Here’s How., feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

US News & World Report
Study Points to Herd Immunity Against HPV in Unvaccinated U.S. Adults, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in United Press International and WebMD

Slate
Why You Don’t Need to Isolate Yourself to Survive the Next Pandemic, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Healio
Doxycycline prophylaxis promising for bacterial STI prevention, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD


August 2019

The Hill
Ebola in the DRC: One Year, 2000 deaths and counting, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Washington Post
The many ways our world could end
Related article in Daily Mail

US News & World Report
Test All U.S. Adults for Hepatitis C, Expert Panel Says, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in HealthDay

Financial Times
US health leaders play anti-vaxxers at their own game, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Slate
The Existential Consequences of Lab Errors, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Health
Eastern Equine Encephalitis Has Reportedly Killed 1 Woman—Here's What to Know About the Mosquito-Borne Disease, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Hill
Border Patrol vaccine policy is seemingly crafted to spread the flu, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

GQ
The U.S. Won't Provide Flu Vaccines in Border Camps Despite Three Children Dying

Health
What to Know About the Zika Virus and Its Symptoms, According to Experts, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Yahoo! Lifestyle

Women's Health
HPV Vaccine Pros, Cons & Controversy: Why I Still Vaccinated My Kids Anyway, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Healthline
Migraine Medication Recalled Due to Bacteria: What to Know, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Prevention
A 5-Year-Old Girl Was Put on a Breathing Tube After Developing Tick Paralysis, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in The Hour, CT Post, and Stamford Advocate

The Hill
One small drug, one giant leap for tuberculosis treatment, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Fox News
Deadly toxic algae and flesh-eating bacteria spread up the East Coast, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Healthline
Dole Recalls Spinach Over Salmonella Concerns, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Fox News
Separating fact from fiction about Lyme disease, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Prevention
Where to Get the Flu Shot for the 2019-2020 Season, According to a Doctor, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Al Jazeera
Ebola in DRC; TV interview, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Prevention
New York Man Dies of Rare Tick-Borne Illness That Can Infect the Brain, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Daily Magazine

Popsugar
Yes, Adults Need Vaccines, Too — Here's Exactly When You Should Check In With Your Doctor, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Axios
One year on — No end in sight for deadly Ebola outbreak, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH


July 2019

HLN
Amesh Adalja, MD on HLN On the Story 7-30-19, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Forbes
Biosecurity Is Economic Security, feat. Michael Montague, PhD

China.org.cn
U.S., Chinese scientists call for collaboration to ensure biosafety, biosecurity, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD
Also in Ecns.cn and Xinhuanet

Pittsburgh Now on PCNC
Flesh-eating bacteria and other topics, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Prevention
These Are the 5 Vaccines Every Adult Needs in 2019, According to Doctors, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Prevention
Woman Nearly Loses Leg After Contracting Life-Threatening Infection From Hot Tub, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Yahoo! Lifestyle

Newsmax
Study: Fungal Infections Growing More Deadly, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Troymessenger.com
Minister: 8 tourism deaths in Dominican Republic, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

US News & World Report
Could Climate Change Help Spread Dangerous Fungal Infection?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in HealthDay

OZY
Can the 'Ebola Hunter' Keep This Outbreak From Going Worldwide?, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Newsmax
Scientists Develop Method to Reduce Population of Dangerous Mosquitoes, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Prevention
A Woman Contracted Flesh-Eating Bacteria Without Going Into Water—And Nearly Lost Her Life, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

TribLive
Looking to take a dip in the rivers? Swim at your own risk, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

ContagionLive
Battling Biothreats: A Workshop Sheds Light on Health Security Issues, feat. Nancy Connell, PhD

HLN
Amesh Adalja, MD on HLN On the Story 7-17-19, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

US News & World Report
Chinese Scientists Cut Local Numbers of Dangerous Mosquito by 94%, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Health24

VOX
The WHO finally declared a public health emergency over Ebola, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Prevention
Tennessee Man Dies Just 48 Hours After Contracting Flesh-Eating Bacteria in Florida, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Artiholics.com
The Art Of Solving Antibiotic Overuse in America, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

HLN
Amesh Adalja, MD on HLN On the Story 7-10-19, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Business Insider
Bill Gates says a devastating 'quirk of nature' could kill 30 million people in a year. Researchers are fighting that threat by studying bird butts.

Food Poisoning News
Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital: Legal Implications for MRSA Outbreak, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

WebMD
CBD as a Superbug Antibiotic?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

NTD
Illness From Dominican Republic Resort Will Keep Me Medicated for Life: American Tourist, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Healthline
What to Know About Pool Parasite 'Crypto' and How to Protect Yourself, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Elgin Daily
A Visitor Brought an Antibiotic-Resistant Staph Bacteria to the Children’s Hospital ICU, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
UPMC says visitor was the source of MRSA infections at Children's, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Cut
Americans Keep Mysteriously Dying While on Vacation in the Dominican Republic, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Daily Beast
Superbug Outbreak Hits Neonatal Unit at Pittsburgh Hospital, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Yahoo! Lifestyle
Summer Is A Risky Time To Eat Shellfish, Thanks To Flesh-Eating Bacteria’, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in Women’s Health

Los Angeles Times
As Ebola outbreak rages, the world just watches. Some call it 'malignant neglect', feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH
Also in Live Well Nebraska

WESA
Low-Wage Living Takes A Physical And Mental Toll, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

WESA
UPMC Children's Says All Babies With Positive MRSA Cultures ‘Are Stable’, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

TRIBLive
UPMC: Visitor brought in bacteria to Children’s Hospital ICU, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

TRIBLive
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh reports 12 cases of MRSA bacteria, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Outbreak News Today
Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security seeks participants for infectious disease prediction project

Live Science
Toddler Dies from E. Coli After Visiting Petting Zoo at County Fair, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD


June 2019

Vox
The Second-Largest Ebola Outbreak is Spreading. The WHO Says it's Not Yet a Global Emergency., feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Daily Magazine
A Patient's Fecal Transplant Went Horribly Wrong After Developing a Deadly Infection, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Healthline
Berry Mix Being Recalled Over Hepatitis A Fears, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

CNN
CDC Investigates After 4 Patients Got Sepsis from Contaminated Platelet Transfusions, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The New York Times
What We Know About the Dominican Republic Tourist Deaths, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD
Also in Yahoo News and Refinery29

Axios
Child Dies as Ebola Outbreak Spreads from the Congo to Uganda, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

HealthLine
How Close are We to Getting a Lyme Disease Vaccine?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

TribLive
Is Your Favorite Swimming Pool Being Inspected, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

LiveScience
US in Danger of Losing Measles 'Elimination Status.' Here's What That Means., feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Women's Health
Jessica Biel Says She's 'Not Against Vaccinations' Despite Lobbying Against California Vaccination Bill, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Axios
In contrast to others, WHO offers cautious hope on Ebola outbreak, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH


May 2019

Reader's Digest
10 Home Remedies for Diarrhea, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

What to Expect
When do Babies Get the Measles Vaccine? Why Some Doctors Are Now Giving it Earlier, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Readers Digest
12 Things You Think Are Contagious - But Aren't, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

US News and World Report
Scientists Develop an Antibiotic Alternative Against 'Superbugs', feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Forbes
Trade War With China Threatens to Make Problems With Generic Medicine Worse, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Washington Post
With more than 1,100 dead, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse. Now doctors are forced to go undercover., feat Jennifer Nuzzo
Also in The Toronto Star

VOA News
Ebola Outbreak Could Spiral Beyond DRC, WHO Warns, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

US News and World Report
An Antibiotic Alternative? Using a Virus to Fight Bacteria, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

STAT
Urgent Steps Are Needed to Prevent Ebola from Spinning Out of Control in the DRC, feat Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH and Tom Inglesby, MD


April 2019

TribLive
Measles Confirmed in Pittsburgh, Health Officials say, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Washington TImes
CDC: Single-year Measles Cases at 25-year High -- More Than 700 Cases so Far, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Fox 21
CDC Warns Blood-Sucking 'Kissing Bug' Spreading North, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Time
The Germiest Place in Your Bathroom Isn't Your Toilet, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Business Insider
Measles is Spreading Rapidly in New York City - 94 More People Have Gotten Sick this Month. Elsewhere, the Infection has Killed more than 1,200 Since October., feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Reuters
U.S. Measles Cases Hit Highest Level Since Eradication in 2000, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

HealthLine
Vaccinated People Can Get Measles, but This is Why You Need the Shot, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Yahoo!
4 Scary Health Issues that Should be on Your College-bound Child's Radar, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Fox News
Can You Still Get the Measles if You've Been Vaccinated?, feat. Ameash Adalja, MD

LiveScience
Lethal Listeria Outbreak: Why is This Bug So Dangerous?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Healio
Q&A: Is the CDC's Delay in Linking AFM to EV-D68 Warranted?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The New York Times
As Ebola Cases Rise in Congo, the W.H.O. Declines to Issue Emergency Declaration, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH
Also in CNN and Axios

Stat
WHO Stops Short of Declaring Ebola Crisis a Global Health Emergency, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD
Also in Vox

Yahoo!
4 Scary Health Issues that Should be on Your College-bound Child's Radar, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Fox News
Can You Still Get the Measles if You've Been vaccinated?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

CNN
Anthrax is Killing Wildlife, and it's Putting Humans at Risk, too, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Vice News
This is How Worried You Should be About the Measles Outbreak, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Daily Magazine
Candida Auris is the "Superbug" version of a Yeast Infection, and It's on the Rise, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

U.S. News & World Report
Exchange-Agroterrorism Facility Story, feat. Nancy Connell, PhD


March 2019

HealthLine
Should Unvaccinated Kids be Banned from Public? NY County Says Yes, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Wired
Synthetic Biology Could Bring a Pox On Us All, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

LiveScience
A Second Person May be Cured of HIV, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

U.S. News & World Report
Chickens Help Scientists Pinpoint Origin of Rare, Deadly Virus, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Health
7 Signs You Could Have Mumps, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Scientific American
Infectious Diseases Spike Amid Venezuela's Political Turmoil, feat. Tara Kirk Sell, PhD

The Washington Post
U.S. Hopes to Send More Experts to Congo as Ebola Outbreak Rages, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

HealthLine
Ingredients in Toothpast, Mouthwash May be Creating Antibiotic Resistant Germs, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

U.S. News & World Report
Largest Study Ever Finds No Link Between Measles Vaccine, Autism, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD
Also in HealthDay

Goats and Soda
Measles is Spiking Around the Globe. How Worried Should we Be?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Yahoo! Lifestyle
Um, Do You Actually Need to Wash Your Feet?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Science Times
A Nasty New Flu is Bringing New Round of Illnesses, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Prevention
Jessica Simpson Hospitalized with Bronchitis for Fourth Time During Pregnancy, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Prevention
'The Voice' Contestant Janice Freeman, 33, Dies of Pneumonia, Blood clot, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD


February 2019

MSN
11 Things Medical Shows Always Get Wrong, According to Doctors, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Washington Post
The U.S. is Funding Dangerous Experiments it Doesn't Want You to Know About, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

HealthLine
Here's What's Going ON with the 2019 Flu Season, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Open Notebook
Applying Science to the Beauty and Wellness Beat, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Prevention
Whoopi Goldberg Has Pneumonia, Debunking Theories She's Hosting the Oscars, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

ContagionLive
Sharp Drop in Invasive Meningococcal Disease Underscores Importance of Vaccination, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Sun
Girl, 10, Dies ONE DAY After She Was Diagnosed with Flu and a Sore Throat, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

SELF
What You Need to Know About So-Called 'Zombie' Deer Disease, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Axios
New Congo Ebola Cases Locations Spur Concern, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

MSN News
Biologists are Trying to Make Bird Flu Easier to Spread. Can we Not?, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

Yahoo!
Here's What You Need to Know About Norovirus, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Bustle
What is H. Pylori? 4 Things to Know About this Common Parasite, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

USA Today
Today's Skepticism of Vaccines Could be as Big of a Health Threat as HIV, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD


January 2019

SELF
How to Protect Yourself in Extremely Cold Weather, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Axios
Ebola Outbreak in the Congo Gets Worse as Cases Spike, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Huffington Post
6 Vaccines You Should Definitely Get as An Adult, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

LiveScience
Anti-Vaccine Movement Joins Ebola, Drug Resistance on List of Top Global Threats, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

War On the Rocks
Death in the Air: Revisiting the 2001 Anthrax Mailings and the Amerithrax Investigation, feat. The Center for Health Security

The Telegraph
Air Pollution, Obesity and Vaccine Hesitancy Climb WHO List of Global Health Threats, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Hill
The Flu is a Far Greater Threat Than Anything Carried by People Crossing the Southern Border, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

The Baltimore Sun
How an Endangered South African Toad Survived a Journey via Sneaker to Baltimore, feat. Nancy Connell, PhD

Yahoo!
A 'Healthy' 32-Year-Old Man Just Died From the Flu - What Happened?, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Yahoo!
Two Deaths from Exposure to Pigeon Poop Have Scotland on High Alert, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Yahoo!
Pre-infected $80 Tissues Claim to Help You Prepare for Flu Season. Here's What Doctors Have to Say, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Yahoo!
N.Y. Faces Worst Measles Outbreak in Years, as WHO Deems Anti-Vax Sentiments a "Top Global Health Threat", feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Axios
Ebola Outbreak in the Congro Surpasses 600 Cases, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

SELF
Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg Tried to give Out Flu Shots at the Golden Globes, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Yahoo!
This Little Girl Died Within 48 Hours of Showing Flu Symptoms- Doctors Explain Why, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Goats and Soda
What's Coming in 2019? Global Thinkers Make Big, Bold Predictions, feat Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Huffington Post
Election Chaos Is Making History's Second-Largest Ebola Outbreak Worse, feat Tom Inglesby, MD

Axios
Ebola Worries Spike After Congo Election Violence, feat. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH

Yahoo!
Teen Returns from Cruise with 'Terrifying' Mystery Illness That's Left Her Permanently Blind, feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

WPXI
Flu Now 'Widespread' In Pennsylvania, State Says , feat. Amesh Adalja, MD

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Quantum computing, biotech, and climate change among threats of most concern to US, feat. Tom Inglesby, MD

 

 

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