The other day after giving a lecture on emerging infectious diseases, I was thinking (again) about how the causes of disease emergence are mostly social. Actually, a former student, who is a retired biochemistry professor, suggested that I use the … Continue reading
Cholera in New York City Pro-MED reported today that a case of cholera has been diagnosed in New York City. This is not a major public health threat in itself, but it represents the first appearance of this severe infection … Continue reading
This is the first posting on this blog, which will have contents ranging from infectious and chronic disease epidemiology to clinical epidemiology and randomized clinical trials, spatial epidemiology, and health care policy, both in the USA, and globally.