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09.16.19

U.S. Hepatitis C Rates Continue to Rise as Implementation of Syringe Service Programs Lags Far Behind Community Needs

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The following statement is by Senior Associate Sonia Canzater and Program Director Jeffrey S. Crowley September 16, 2019 | Last week, the CDC released the latest viral hepatitis surveillance data that shows reported new cases of hepatitis C virus (HCV) continue to increase, rising 7% from 2016 to 2017, contributing to an upward trend that […]

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07.17.19

WHO 4th Emergency Committee Under the International Health Regulations To Review the Ebola Epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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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. July 17, 2019 | Today Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus re-convened the Emergency Committee (EC) on the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the fourth time, barely […]

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06.14.19

WHO 3rd Emergency Committee Under the International Health Regulations To Review the Ebola Epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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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. June 14, 2019 | Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was wise to re-convene the Emergency Committee for the third time to review the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo […]

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04.12.19

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

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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

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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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