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04.19.19

JAMA Viewpoint: Increasing US Vaccine Coverage Through Law, Science and Communication

By Johan Marulanda

CONTACT: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: Friday, April 19, 2019; 11 a.m. ET WASHINGTON – Three public health leaders are calling for a multi-pronged approach to restoring the vaccination level needed in the U.S. to ensure herd immunity and prevent disease outbreaks such as the current measles outbreak in New York. Writing in […]

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Thematic Areas: Health & Human Rights

04.12.19

WHO Emergency Committee Under the International Health Regulations To Review the Ebola Epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo

By Johan Marulanda

The following is a statement by Faculty Director, Lawrence Gostin, on the WHO’s Emergency Committee’s Review of the Ebola Epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo. April 12, 2018 | Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was right to re-convene the Emergency Committee to review the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This is the […]

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04.09.19

Faculty Director Lawrence Gostin Comments on New York City Public Health Emergency

By Johan Marulanda

The following is a statement by Faculty Director, Lawrence Gostin, on the New York City public health emergency declaration and order for mandatory measles vaccinations targeting certain zip codes.  April 9, 2019 | Mayor De Blasio’s emergency declaration to require measles vaccinations is fully justified to bring the measles outbreaks under control. The city has […]

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Thematic Areas: Health & Human Rights