News & Perspective

Oct 20, 2014

Oct 20, 2014

CDC unveils new PPE guidance for Ebola

The guidance emphasizes unexposed skin and suggests either N-95s or PAPRs for respiratory protection.

Oct 20, 2014

Turkey has first MERS case; Saudi Arabia acts to stop cluster

Turkey's case involves a man who visited Saudi Arabia, which has a cluster in Taif.

Oct 20, 2014

News Scan for Oct 20, 2014

EV-D68 cases top 900
H7N9 in China
Chikungunya numbers mount
Nut butter Salmonella outbreak over

Oct 17, 2014

Oct 17, 2014

Obama names Ebola chief; search is on for more contacts

Ron Klain will lead the US response, and Obama allows Guard and Reserve forces to battle Ebola.

Oct 17, 2014

WHO calls Senegal Ebola outbreak over, but cases rise elsewhere

No new cases in Senegal in 42 days, but hundreds have surfaced in the hardest-hit countries.

Oct 17, 2014

WHO: Several recent MERS patients drank camel milk

Four recent Saudi case-patients had frequent contact with camels and often had their milk, both of which are considered risk factors for human disease.

Oct 17, 2014

News Scan for Oct 17, 2014

US suspends GOF research funding
Viral outbreaks in Pacific
Aedes mosquitoes in LA

Oct 16, 2014

Oct 16, 2014

Congress pushes for answers as Ebola response stumbles

Hospital executive faced tough questions from Congress about speed bumps in the response to the quickly evolving Ebola situation.

Oct 16, 2014

News Scan for Oct 16, 2014

More EV-D68 cases
Kindergarters' vaccinations

Oct 15, 2014

Oct 15, 2014

Second Ebola-infected Dallas nurse triggers air passenger tracing

The nurse had flown from Ohio hours before she reported having a fever.

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