News & Perspective

May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015

New canine flu detected in several more states

Cases of the new canine H3N2 virus centered around Chicago have now been detected in as many as 13 states.

May 22, 2015

News Scan for May 22, 2015

More Ebola in West Africa
New Qatar MERS case
Raw tuna Salmonella
May 22, 2015

Avian Flu Scan for May 22, 2015

H7N9 cases in China
H5N1 outbreak in Vietnam

May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015

More MERS cases in South Korea, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

A MERS-infected man in South Korea has passed the disease to his wife and to a hospital roommate.

May 21, 2015

Iowa bans bird shows as avian flu outbreaks persist

Iowa officials announced the ban in the wake of 3 new H5 outbreaks.

May 21, 2015

News Scan for May 21, 2015

Details on new rabies variant
Ebola clinical symptoms
Global polio progress
Peanut butter Salmonella settlement

May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015

Ebola cases rise, expand in Guinea, Sierra Leone

Cases jumped from 9 last week to 35 this week, spurred by unsafe burials.

May 20, 2015

South Korea has its first MERS case; UAE finds 2

MERS has reached South Korea for the first time, and the UAE has identified 2 asymptomatic cases.

May 20, 2015

News Scan for May 20, 2015

Global malaria goals
Handling of lab pathogens
New strain of rabies
Fungal meningitis payment

May 19, 2015

May 19, 2015

Taiwan, Turkey, India battle avian flu; OIE calls for vigilance

The OIE says avian flu oubreaks in 35 nations since early 2014 highlight the importance of  prevention and control.

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