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Does a multifaceted environmental intervention alter the impact of asthma on inner-city children?
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of a multifaceted environmental and educational intervention on the indoor environment and health in 5-12-year-old children with asthma living in urban environments.Expand
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A community outbreak of Legionnaires' disease linked to hospital cooling towers: an epidemiological method to calculate dose of exposure.
BACKGROUND From July to September 1994, 29 cases of community-acquired Legionnaires' disease (LD) were reported in Delaware. The authors conducted an investigation to a) identify the source of theExpand
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Airport Exit and Entry Screening for Ebola — August–November 10, 2014
In response to the largest recognized Ebola virus disease epidemic now occurring in West Africa, the governments of affected countries, CDC, the World Health Organization (WHO), and otherExpand
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Economic Impact of the 2015 MERS Outbreak on the Republic of Korea's Tourism-Related Industries.
The 2015 Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) outbreak in the Republic of Korea (ROK) is an example of an infectious disease outbreak initiated by international travelers to a high-income country.Expand
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Travel and Border Health Measures to Prevent the International Spread of Ebola.
During the 2014-2016 Ebola virus disease (Ebola) epidemic in West Africa, CDC implemented travel and border health measures to prevent international spread of the disease, educate and protectExpand
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Comparison of 3 Infrared Thermal Detection Systems and Self-Report for Mass Fever Screening
In a hospital setting, the systems had reasonable utility for fever detection.
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Mass Screening for Fever in Children: A Comparison of 3 Infrared Thermal Detection Systems
Objectives Infrared thermal detection systems (ITDSs) have been used with limited success outside the United States to screen for fever during recent outbreaks of novel infectious diseases. AlthoughExpand
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Call-Tracking Data and the Public Health Response to Bioterrorism-Related Anthrax
After public notification of confirmed cases of bioterrorism-related anthrax, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Emergency Operations Center responded to 11,063 bioterrorism-relatedExpand
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Racial and ethnic disparities in asthma medication usage and health-care utilization: data from the National Asthma Survey.
BACKGROUND Despite the availability of effective treatment, minority children continue to experience disproportionate morbidity from asthma. Our objective was to identify and characterize racial andExpand
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Resident cleanup activities, characteristics of flood-damaged homes and airborne microbial concentrations in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 2005.
BACKGROUND Flooding in the greater New Orleans (GNO) area after the hurricanes caused extensive mold growth in homes resulting in public health concerns. OBJECTIVES We conducted an environmentalExpand
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