Infectious Disease

Preparing for Pandemic

Mar 09, 2020 at 11:27 am by Staff

COVID-19 Poses Challenges in a Global World Editor's Note: Information on COVID-19 continues to evolve on a daily ... and sometimes hourly ... basis. Much of the information.... Read More

The Biggest Threats to Public Health

Apr 11, 2019 at 04:52 pm by Staff

Opioid Abuse, Anti-Vax Movement, Antibiotic Resistance Loom Large William Schaffner, MD, a professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and of preventive medi.... Read More

NACCHO Statement on Ongoing Measles Outbreaks

Apr 11, 2019 at 11:59 am by Staff

"Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed there have been 626 individual cases of measles diagnosed across 22 states in the U.S. since the first of.... Read More

VUMC Joins Effort to Stop Spread of Two Deadly Viruses

Apr 10, 2019 at 04:36 pm by Staff

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) are participating in a national effort to develop vaccines and other treatments as countermeasures to prevent the sp.... Read More