Category: Infectious Diseases and Pandemics
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A recent outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) showcases the necessity of preparation. Find out how The Johns Hopkins Hospital is continuing its preparation efforts.
Whether you are spending your summer adventuring outside at home or vacationing out of town, it’s best to prepare for the outdoor environment and protect against mosquito bites.
The 2017-2018 flu season was one of the worst in recent years.
On Feb. 6 and 7, the Johns Hopkins Biocontainment Unit (BCU) hosted the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC) for a site visit and concurrently ran a “day in the life” drill, which exercised the daily operations capabilities of the BCU.
Recent outbreaks around the world of highly contagious infectious diseases have experts on high alert.
A biocontainment unit exercise showcased its capabilities and team to media, congressional staff members and state officials.
Since its opening in 2015, the Johns Hopkins Biocontainment Unit, one of 10 regional centers in the U.S., has served as a site of research and training for highly infectious diseases. Staff members are now passing on that knowledge to other Maryland hospitals.
Experts considered this past season a milder, low-severity flu season compared with recent seasons, including the 2017–2018 season, which was believed to be one of the worst in years.
The Johns Hopkins biocontainment unit (BCU) team celebrated a number of accomplishments during a one-month period between February and March.
The number of measles cases in the U.S. this year is already the highest reported in more than 25 years. Johns Hopkins has put into place plans and processes to keep patients, visitors and staff members safe.