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Health Readiness

The Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) for Health Readiness Policy and Oversight is the principal staff assistant and advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) for all medically related Department of Defense policies, programs, and activities. The office is responsible for deployment medicine, force health protection, medical readiness, international health agreements, deployment related health policy, theater information systems, humanitarian and health missions, and national disaster support.

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MSMR Vol. 25 No. 11 - November 2018

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1/1/2018

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Contributions from the Global Emerging Infections Surveillance (GEIS) network; Brief report: Pre- and post-deployment prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus colonization among U.S. Navy submariners; Surveillance for norovirus and enteric bacterial pathogens as etiologies of acute gastroenteritis at U.S. military recruit training centers, 2011–2016; Brief report: Leptospirosis seroconversion surveillance among U.S. Army infantry forces assigned to South Korea, 2011–2014; Sampling considerations for detecting genetic diversity of influenza viruses in the DoD Global Respiratory Pathogen Surveillance Program

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Global Influenza Summary: December 31, 2017

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12/31/2017

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Global Influenza Summary: December 24, 2017

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12/24/2017

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Global Influenza Summary: December 17, 2017

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12/17/2017

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Global Influenza Summary: December 10, 2017

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12/10/2017

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Global Influenza Summary: December 3, 2017

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12/3/2017

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Global Influenza Summary: November 19, 2017

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11/19/2017

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Global Influenza Summary: October 29, 2017

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Global Influenza Summary: October 22, 2017

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10/22/2017

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Global Influenza Summary: October 15, 2017

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10/15/2017

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Global Influenza Summary: October 8, 2017

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10/8/2017

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Global Influenza Summary: October 1, 2017

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10/1/2017

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Global Influenza Summary: September 3, 2017

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H7N9: August 30, 2017

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8/30/2017

This is a biosurveillance summary of H7N9: August 30, 2017, as reported by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. As of 30 August 2017, there have been 1,788 (+4) cases of Avian Influenza A (H7N9) since the first two cases were reported in February 2013. Read more:

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Zika in the Americas: August 16, 2017

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8/16/2017

This is a biosurveillance summary of Zika Virus: August 16, 2017, as reported by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. As of 16 August 2017, there have been 175 cases Zika virus in Military Health System beneficiaries since January 2016. Read more:

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