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Mar 27, 2015

Mar 27, 2015

USDA at work on poultry vaccine for H5N8, H5N2

The agency has begun developing a vaccine as a backup tool to protect US poultry if needed.

Mar 27, 2015

White House releases plan to curb antibiotic resistance

The Obama administration unveils a plan for addressing the threat in the next 5 years.

Mar 27, 2015

Two Ebola vaccines shown safe as next step pondered

The findings clear the way for the next step, which may require a change in venue.

Mar 27, 2015

News Scan for Mar 27, 2015

Funding Syria's health crisis
Measles alert in Florida
Mar 27, 2015

Flu Scan for Mar 27, 2015

More H5N2 in Minnesota
Intercontinental H5N8 viruses
US flu season persists

Mar 26, 2015

Mar 26, 2015

Gene study finds no worrisome changes in Ebola virus

The virus may be more stable than a study in August found.

Mar 26, 2015

Latest Saudi MERS update points to multiple exposures

A WHO update highlights a variety of possible exposures, including camels and sheep.

Mar 26, 2015

News Scan for Mar 26, 2015

H5N2 in Wyoming
A probiotic for meningitis
Global health funding
HIV emergency in Indiana

Mar 25, 2015

Mar 25, 2015

Ebola cases drop as progress shown in Guinea, Sierra Leone

The WHO says 79 confirmed cases were reported, down from 150 the week before.

Mar 25, 2015

Low-path avian flu surfaces on Kansas poultry farm

An unspecified low-path virus hits a Kansas farm, while high-path avian flu is confirmed in Taiwan and Palestine.


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