By Erika Mills ~ In the June 5, 1981 edition of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), the CDC described a rare lung infection
On April 25, 2009, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the 2009 H1N1 outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
By Sarah Eilers ~ A simple act of personal hygiene that practically every human carries out daily is key to preventing the spread of viral
In the 1950s, the CDC produced a food-handling film series demonstrating what—and what not—to do when storing and preparing food.
By Ginny A. Roth In the fun summer months, it is often difficult to remember that outdoor activities in the hot sun can cause
Those who preserved the newspapers of 1918 served modern researchers well, today NLM preserves web content on epidemics and other health topics for the benefit of future historical research.