Category Archives: Legislation

Lots of Scientists Write a Letter About Infectious Disease Surveillance

Some in Congress want public health surveillance to join the 21st century.
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The Healthy Hospitals Act of 2007: A Good Start, but Not Enough

Occasionally, Congress crafts good, if not great, legislation regarding infection control.
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New Feature: Irregular ID Legislative Roundup

There’s quite a few infectious disease-related legislative proposals floating around Congress, so I’m going to start previewing them. I’ll start with an easy one: H.R. 766, which calls for a National Infection Prevention Week.
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