Thursday, April 23, 2009

Links for the week

Story of the week: Possible swine flu outbreak. Read more about swine flu here. Be assured that we'll post more if we get more news about this!

"Ill from food? Investigations vary by state" - New York Times article about how varied states are in their foodborne illness surveillance and the importance of epidemiology in foodborne illness outbreaks. Go epi!

HHS updates guidelines for health information security

Go public health! An article about what it is that one local public health department does.

Public health goes 21st century. This article briefly touches on public health's use of social networking sites to affect the spread of STDs. This link to CDC's social media page has all sorts of ways that CDC uses blogs, email, Twitter, and other modern communication tools.

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