New & Noteworthy

ASTMH Responds to White House Proposed Budget

We are alarmed by the White House’s 2020 budget proposal released March 11, as it ignores the critical scientific research across many government agencies designed to protect the health and well-being of millions of Americans at home and abroad.


'Vaccines Save Lives'

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) hearing on preventing disease outbreaks from March 5. View video/download testimonies here.


ASTMH Applauds CDC for Making IV Artesunate Available for Severe Malaria

CDC has announced that it will make intravenous artesunate available for the treatment of severe malaria once quinidine is no longer available beginning April 1, 2019. ASTMH President Chandy C. John called it "a big advance for malaria treatment in the United States."