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 Explore the latest public health research and insights about health security.

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Is the Hygiene Hypothesis True?

The hygiene hypothesis says exposure to germs helps kids develop healthy immune systems. But many viruses didn’t circulate as widely during the pandemic. Are there downsides to missed infections?

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Monitoring the Monkeypox Response

With monkeypox case counts rising, metrics could tell us if the epidemiological picture is pointing in the right direction.

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How Did Monkeypox Become a Public Health Crisis?

How yet another virus has escalated to crisis levels in a short period of time, the danger of ignoring health challenges facing the developing world, and the future of global public health challenges.

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The Movement for a Global Pandemic Treaty

Current international treaties haven't been enough to stop large-scale pandemics and mount effective preparedness and response. Is a pandemic treaty the answer?

Health Security Faculty

 Looking for prominent public health experts in the field of health security? They’re here at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.