News & Perspective

Jan 30, 2015

Jan 30, 2015

Meta-analysis supports oseltamivir use in adults, notes side effects

Analysis of all randomized trials of the drug's effectiveness found a significant reduction in symptom duration, risk of hospitalization, and likelihood of disease complications.

Jan 30, 2015

Ebola response evolves amid slowing cases

UNMEER head calls the situation "perilous," because the disease is still present in 25 of 66 districts in the three outbreak nations.

Jan 30, 2015

News Scan for Jan 30, 2015

Two more MERS cases
Drug-resistant bacteria
BSE case in Norway
Jan 30, 2015

Flu Scan for Jan 30, 2015

Steady US flu activity
Second H7N9 case in Canada

Jan 29, 2015

Jan 29, 2015

CDC sounds alarm about early measles spike

January's new cases alone top the total from some entire years, as outbreak spreads to 14 states.

Jan 29, 2015

Avian flu rampages in Taiwan, hits China, India

Hundreds of thousands of poultry affected in more than 100 outbreaks involving various subtypes.

Jan 29, 2015

Report on polio-like illness in kids supports link to EV-D68

The study supports but doesn't prove a link between polio-like symptoms and EV-D68 in kids.

Jan 29, 2015

News Scan for Jan 29, 2015

Flu vaccine in Canada
Egypt's H5N1 spike
H7N9 in China
Camera monitors in CDC labs

Jan 28, 2015

Jan 28, 2015

Guinea sees bump in Ebola cases, group reports vaccine trial results

Response efforts are shifting into their next phase: building capacity to detect every case.

Jan 28, 2015

News Scan for Jan 28, 2015

Private-public pandemic prep
MERS case in Riyadh
Foodborne outbreaks in Europe

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