Public Health in the News (11/18/18 – 11/24/18)

By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Editor-in-Chief


  • The World Health Organization announced that the fight against malaria has reached a standstill with approximately 400,000 deaths each year.


  • The CDC warned that all romaine lettuce is unsafe to eat due to a multi-state E. coli outbreak with 32 confirmed cases.
  • A new oral immunotherapy regimen shows lifesaving potential for children with severe peanut allergies.
  • A private school in North Carolina is experiencing the largest chickenpox outbreak in the state since the vaccine became available.


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