News & Perspective

Apr 27, 2015

Apr 27, 2015

Avian flu hits more farms in Iowa, Minnesota

Almost 10 million Iowa chickens are newly affected, and Minnesota has at least four more turkey outbreaks.

Apr 27, 2015

News Scan for Apr 27, 2015

New UNMEER leader
Chikungunya increase
H7N9 case in China
Avian flu in Taiwan, Vietnam, Russia
Travel alerts for dengue, RRVD
Apr 27, 2015

Food Safety Scan for Apr 27, 2015

More Ohio botulism cases
Bacteria in frozen shrimp

Apr 24, 2015

Apr 24, 2015

Indiana HIV outbreak grows, prompts national alert

Amid rising drug-related HIV cases in a rural Indiana community, the CDC issues a nationwide alert.

Apr 24, 2015

First malaria vaccine shows promise despite efficacy drop-off

Phase 3 trial shows the vaccine can prevent disease, but protection waned.

Apr 24, 2015

Avian flu strikes again in North Dakota, Minnesota

More outbreaks on both turkey and chicken farms join the rampage of cases of the highly pathogenic H5 infection.

Apr 24, 2015

News Scan for Apr 24, 2015

FDA's FSMA plan
More ice cream Listeria
Listeria-linked sprout ban
Apr 24, 2015

Flu Scan for Apr 24, 2015

Flu ebbs further in US
Vietnamese H5N1 vaccine trial

Apr 23, 2015

Apr 23, 2015

Minnesota declares H5N2 emergency as spread continues

A chicken farm and backyard flock in Minnesota are newly affected, as well as more turkeys in Wisconsin and Iowa.

Apr 23, 2015

Reports detail experimental Ebola treatment, virus evolution

Separate reports describe using TKM-Ebola and convalescent serum, as well as minimal virus changes.


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