Vlog with Aneesah Akbar-Uqdah
Public Health Analyst at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
As a society we need to continue investing in enhancing our health care practices and research. Currently, there are a few key areas in public health intelligence that are supporting global public health emergency response efforts. In this video public health analyst, Aneesah Akbar-Uqdah, elaborates on the importance for governments to invest in prevention, detection, and response to combating threats to global health security and how public health professionals can to take action to improve capacity in these areas as part of their commitment to protecting health.
By Glynn Cosker
Managing Editor, In Homeland Security
Health officials in Arizona are monitoring approximately 1,000 people, including 200 children, for signs of the measles.