December 21, 2020: Most Viewed Stories in 2020 from the Center for Global Health

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Take a look at the top viewed stories in 2020 from the CDC Center for Global Health.

COVID-19 Case Investigation in Thailand

#5 – Strong Partnerships and CDC Investments Support Uganda’s Rapid Response to COVID-19

On March 21, 2020, Uganda confirmed its first case of COVID-19, leading to the rapid activation of the response phase and Incident Management Teams for both the U.S. Government and the Uganda Ministry of Health.

Treating TB During the Time of COVID-19

#4 – Treating TB During the Time of COVID-19

Tuberculosis (TB) causes more deaths than any other infectious disease in the world, and Namibia has one of the highest TB infection rates worldwide. This is particularly worrying during the COVID-19 pandemic because both TB and COVID-19 affect the lungs.

COVID-19 response activity, CDC, 2020

#3 – CDC’s Global Response to COVID-19

Thanks to investments in global health security and decades of global cooperation to control diseases such as HIV and influenza, CDC has built a strong foundation upon which to attack the coronavirus pandemic.

Testing for HIV

#2 – Moving towards the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets

South Africa, where an estimated 7.9 million people were living with HIV in 2017, has made considerable progress on their fight against the AIDS epidemic.

The Spread of Anopheles stephensi and the Fight Against the World’s Deadliest Animal

#1 – The Spread of Anopheles stephensi and the Fight Against the World’s Deadliest Animal

There are more than 3,000 types of mosquitoes—not all created equal. In recognition of World Mosquito Day 2020, we called attention to the troubling spread of one mosquito species in particular: Anopheles stephensi.

Global COVID-19 Updates
The COVID-19 pandemic is a serious global health threat, and CDC is committed to stopping its spread. Find CDC resources for the global health community:

CDC COVID Data Tracker

Guide to Global Digital Tools for COVID-19 Response

Contact Tracing by Community Health Workers

Emergency Shelters in Disaster Response

Global COVID-19

New on the Web

Dec. 11, 2020:
CDC/TEPHINET Scientific Writing course
Center for Global Health

Dec 4, 2020:
Using Data to Understand Work and Risk for Violence
Center for Global Health

Dec 4, 2020:
Sex Differences in HIV Testing — 20 PEPFAR-Supported Sub-Saharan African Countries, 2019
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report


Jan 30 – World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day

Jan 31 – World Leprosy Day

Feb 4 – World Cancer Day