A Paradigm Shift in Surveillance System

Investigating viral diseases requires a holistic approach to the epidemiologic triad: the agent, the host, and the environment. Wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) or environmental surveillance (ES) has been an effective tool to assess viral transmission at a community level, especially for polio and antimicrobial-resistant pathogens. It can provide information on virus circulation and give data on continue reading : A Paradigm Shift in Surveillance System

Nudging towards vaccination

‘Nudging’, defined as altering the environmental context in which a decision is made or a certain behavior is enacted, has shown promising results in several health promotion strategies. Read on to learn how the nudging technique can increase vaccine confidence.