Lassa

Aug 16, 2018
vaccine research

CEPI announces new collaboration and funding for Lassa vaccine

The announcement comes as Nigeria is experiencing its largest outbreak, with 481 confirmed cases reported as of last week, 133 of them fatal.

Jan 19, 2017
Vaccine development

New $460 million effort takes aim at MERS, Lassa, Nipah

CEPI, a vaccine development partnership, was created in the wake of Ebola.

Mar 23, 2016
Cologne, Germany

More details emerge on German, US Lassa cases linked to Togo

The infected Americans are health workers, ages 33 and 47, the latter of whom died.

May 26, 2015
Airplane at JFK Airport

New Jersey traveler dies from Lassa fever

The man was hospitalized after returning from West Africa and died last night from a Lassa virus infection.

Apr 04, 2014
Lassa fever virus micrograph

Minnesota Lassa fever case is first in US since 2010

Minnesota health officials diagnosed Lassa fever in a man who had traveled to West Africa.

Aug 03, 2018

News Scan for Aug 03, 2018

More McDonald's Cyclospora cases
Lassa vaccine licensing deal
BU lab begins Ebola work
Recurrent vulvovaginal Candida
May 11, 2018

News Scan for May 11, 2018

Salmonella egg outbreak
Pandemic threats
More flu deaths in US kids
Lassa outbreak contained
Mar 27, 2018

News Scan for Mar 27, 2018

Lassa fever in Nigeria
Zika cardiac findings in babies
Infection prevention & antibiotic stewardship
Emergency funds for WHO
Mar 14, 2018

News Scan for Mar 14, 2018

Lassa fever in Nigeria
No suicide-Tamiflu link found
Chikungunya vaccine trial
Feb 13, 2018

News Scan for Feb 13, 2018

Trump budget proposal
Lassa fever response
Saudi Arabia MERS
UK lab accidents
Pneumonia in opioid users

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