News & Perspective

Jul 30, 2015

Jul 30, 2015
HPV vaccination

CDC says 40% of teen girls lack HPV vaccination

HPV vaccine uptake rose slightly but is still at only 60% for girls and 42% for boys.

Jul 30, 2015
FedEx plane

FedEx bans select agents after DoD anthrax lapses

Also, a Nature editorial says the DoD's anthrax missteps highlight regulation inequalities.

Jul 30, 2015

News Scan for Jul 30, 2015

More stuffed-chicken Salmonella
NIAID antiviral award
Jul 30, 2015

Flu Scan for Jul 30, 2015

Flu vaccine gaps probed
H5N2, H5N8 human risk
More avian flu in Ghana

Jul 29, 2015

Jul 29, 2015
Schoolchildren in Guinea

Ebola numbers drop sharply in Guinea, Sierra Leone

With only 7 new cases, the countries recorded their lowest Ebola levels in more than a year.

Jul 29, 2015

News Scan for Jul 29, 2015

Saudi MERS update
More amoeba-infested water
Targeting P vivax malaria

Jul 28, 2015

Jul 28, 2015
BSL-3 lab

CDC: DoD anthrax errors involved 575 shipments

The transfer of potentially live B anthracis  by an Army lab involved 575 shipments in 10 years, an official said.

Jul 28, 2015
MERS virus

New Saudi MERS case as teams publish animal studies

South Korea's government considers the hospital-linked outbreak over, as researchers reported on early vaccine and antibody findings.

Jul 28, 2015

News Scan for Jul 28, 2015

CDC slowness on lab safety
Cyclospora cilantro alert
Low hepatitis B awareness
Meningitis in Africa
6-strain infant vaccine
Jul 28, 2015

Flu Scan for Jul 28, 2015

Southern Hemisphere flu rise
H5N8 outbreaks in Korea

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