As we look ahead to the peak travel season, check out @ClevelandClinic's must have first-aid items. Talk to a travel clinic or your primary care doctor before your trip to learn about recommended vaccines.

Closing borders won't stop the spread of the infectious diseases. Read about infectious diseases outbreak myths.

The Atlantic: Nigeria is experiencing a record‐high outbreak of Lassa fever:

Kentucky faces #hepatitisA outbreak, with over 100 cases since November. In the last two years Michigan, California, Wyoming and Utah have also reported hundreds of cases.

Happy International Women's Day! We are proud to celebrate women's contributions to science and our world today and every day! #IWD2018

Nigeria faces a Lassa fever outbreak with over 1000 suspected cases since January 1. Lassa fever is hard to diagnose and there is no current vaccine. Read about the impact on these patients and possible causes of this outbreak:

2017 saw disease outbreaks and health emergencies. Read about 10 potential threats to #globalhealth in 2018 from @WHO, including #cholera:

UNHCR: active #cholera outbreak in Uganda affecting Congolese refugees. Extraordinarily high case fatality rate of 4%. The outbreak has yet to peak. Response efforts ongoing.