The South African Minister of Environmental Affairs has published regulations for the Control of the Import and Export of Waste on 21 January 2019. The regulations aims to legislate the cradle-to-grave principle, by prohibiting the import, export, transport and re-import of waste without following the legislative requirements of both the import and export countries. In…
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CDC Media Statement from Dr. Redfield on National Infant Immunization Week, Safety and Effectiveness of Vaccines
As CDC Director and as a physician, I have and continue to wholeheartedly advocate for infant immunization. More importantly, as a father and grandfather I have ensured all of my children and grandchildren are vaccinated on the recommended schedule. Vaccines are safe. Vaccines do not cause autism. Vaccine-preventable diseases are dangerous. More than 94% of...
An updated CDC investigation notice regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to raw turkey products is now available: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/reading-07-18/index.html Updates: Since the last update on December 21, 2018, 63 more ill people were reported, bringing the total to 279 ill people from 41 states and the District of Columbia. 107 people have been...
CH. Rama Krushna Chary’s commitment to advancing innovation in the safety and health profession has earned him the 2019 Edgar Monsanto Queeny Safety Professional of the Year accolade. The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) will present the award to Chary at the organization’s Safety 2019 professional conference from June 9-12 in New Orleans. “He has excellent...