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Mar 15, 2019

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Botulism from home-canned peas
More turkey Salmonella
Safety rules for agricultural water
Polio in Nigeria
Mar 08, 2019

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Five new Ebola cases in DRC
True cost of not vaccinating
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Pregnancy infections and autism
New polio case in Nigeria
Mar 04, 2019

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US measles rise
More acute flaccid myelitis
Nipah virus in Bangladesh
Novel H5N2 avian flu in Egypt
Global polio emergency
Mar 01, 2019

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MERS in Saudi Arabia
UNICEF measles alert
Polio positives in Mozambique, Nigeria
Feb 22, 2019

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Salmonella in raw chicken
Polio in Pakistan, Afghanistan
Campylobacter in water supply
Zika monoclonal antibody trial
Avian flu in China, India
Feb 20, 2019

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MERS in Saudi Arabia
Papua New Guinea polio
Feb 15, 2019

News Scan for Feb 15, 2019

More Saudi MERS
Raw turkey Salmonella
Polio in Indonesia, Pakistan
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Feb 08, 2019

News Scan for Feb 08, 2019

DRC Ebola total hits 800
African Lassa fever outbreak support
Polio cases from three countries
Mayaro virus vaccine trial
Jan 25, 2019

News Scan for Jan 25, 2019

More Saudi MERS cases
Polio in Pakistan, Nigeria
Bon Appetit's antibiotics update
Jan 18, 2019

News Scan for Jan 18, 2019

DRC Ebola spike
Economic risk of epidemics
Funds for smallpox vaccine
New polio cases
Measles in Madagascar
Measles in Washington state

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Blake IM, Pons-Salort M, Molodecky NA, et al. Type 2 poliovirus detection after global withdrawal of trivalent oral vaccine. N Engl J Med 2018 Aug 30;379(9):834-45

Chu K, Ying Z, Wang L, et al. Safety and immunogenicity of inactivated poliovirus vaccine made from Sabin strains: A phase II, randomized, dose-finding trial. Vaccine 2018 (published online Sep 21)

Gardner TJ, Diop OM, Jorba J, et al. Surveillance to track progress toward polio eradication — worldwide, 2016-2017. MMWR 2018 Apr 13;67(14):418-23

Grassly NC, Wadood MZ, Safdar RM, et al. Effect of inactivated poliovirus vaccine campaigns, Pakistan, 2014-2017. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 Nov;24(11)

Hsu C, Mahamud A, Safdar M, et al. Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication — Pakistan, January 2017-September 2018. MMWR 2018 Nov 9;67(44):1242-5

Ivanova OE, Eremeeva TP, Morozova NS, et al. Vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis in the Russian Federation in 1998-2014. Int J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Sep 7)

Jorba J, Diop OM, Iber J, et al. Update on vaccine-derived polioviruses — worldwide, January 2017-June 2018. MMWR 2018 Oct 26;67(42):1189-94

Khan F, Datta D, Quddus A, et al. Progress toward polio eradication — worldwide, January 2016-March 2018. MMWR 2018 May 11;67(18):524-8

Martinez M, Shukla H, Ahmadi M, et al. Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication — Afghanistan, January 2017-May 2018. MMWR 2018 Aug 3;67(30):833-7

Mbaeyi C, Alleman MM, Ehrhardt D, et al. Update on vaccine-derived poliovirus outbreaks — Democratic Republic of the Congo and Horn of Africa, 2017-2018. MMWR 2019 Mar 8;68(9):225-30

Mbaeyi C, Wadood ZM, Moran T, et al. Strategic response to an outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 – Syria, 2017-2018. MMWR 2018 Jun 22;67(24):690-4

Shin WJ, Hara D, Gbormittah F, et al. Development of thermostable lyophilized Sabin inactivated poliovirus vaccine. mBio 2018 (published online Nov 27)

Tiwari S, Dhole TN. Assessment of enteroviruses from sewage water and clinical samples during eradication phase of polio in North India. Virol J 2018 Oct 16;15:157

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