Communicable Disease is a disease capable of being transmitted from an infected person or species to a susceptible host.
In a new study, researchers estimated region-specific basic reproduction number (R0) values for metropolitan statistical areas in the US, based on compartmental modeling with reproduced SARS-CoV-2 surveillance data.
Researchers assessed the association between SARS-CoV-2 strains and patient age, COVID-19 vaccination status, vaccine type, and days elapsed since the most recent vaccination among New York residents.
In a new study, researchers assessed the risk factors associated with COVID-19-related hospitalization or mortality.
Clinics that treat sexually transmitted diseases — already struggling to contain an explosive increase in infections such as syphilis and gonorrhea — now find themselves on the front lines in the nation's fight to control the rapidly growing monkeypox outbreak.
A new study examines the lipid content in breastmilk and its association with NCDs later in life.
Researchers assessed the efficacy of vaccinations against SARS-CoV-2 Delta and Omicron variants of concern.
A potential new approach to administering an existing Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccine could make it more affordable and increase dose numbers in Australia.
As a community health worker, 46-year-old Christina Scott is a professional red-tape cutter, hand-holder, shoulder to cry on, and personal safety net, all wrapped into one.
A recent study investigated the potency and functionality of T-cell and humoral responses against the SARS-CoV-2 wild-type strain and its variants.
Most of the world's countries have made little progress towards a target adopted by the United Nations in 2015, which called for the world to reduce premature mortality from non-communicable diseases by a third by 2030.
People living in socially-deprived areas of the United States are more likely to die prematurely from cardiovascular (CV) complications according to new research published recently in Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Sexual partnerships between individuals from different communities may help explain why some community-based HIV prevention efforts were moderately effective, shows a study published in eLife.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has become an epidemic, similar to the non-communicable diseases cancer, obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
The SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant's "milder" outcomes are likely due to more population immunity compared to earlier waves of the pandemic rather than the virus's properties, according to a paper by William Hanage, associate professor of epidemiology and co-director of the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Roby Bhattacharyya, assistant professor at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School and associate member at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.
In this interview, we speak to Esmée Bakker about her latest research which investigated the impact physical activity has on cardiovascular disease.
Research suggests that a single booster dose of NVX-CoV2373 given approximately six months after the primary series induced significant increases in humoral antibodies, while also exhibiting an acceptable safety profile.
Tobacco-style public health campaigns are needed to spell out the full extent of the harms of ultra processed foods, argue public health experts in the open access journal BMJ Global Health.
On March 31, 1977, as a measles epidemic swept through Los Angeles, the county health department issued an ultimatum to the parents of the county's 1.6 million schoolchildren: Get your kids vaccinated within a month or keep them home.
Researchers analyzed 94 papers related to the delivery of healthcare services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Economists and public health experts alike say paid sick leave is an essential tool — like testing, masks and vaccines — in the effort to prevent covid-19 infection and keep workplaces safe.