News & Perspective

Nov 30, 2015

Nov 30, 2015
Aedes albopictus

Zika virus spreads to more countries

The spread to more countries comes as Brazil reported 340 more possibly related microcephaly cases.

Nov 30, 2015
Baby Nubia

Youngest Ebola survivor leaves Guinea hospital

The infant--born to a mother who died from Ebola--received intensive treatment in an MSF facility, where she was given experimental antivirals.

Nov 30, 2015

News Scan for Nov 30, 2015

Saudi MERS case
Chikungunya complications
Celery E coli source
Cholera in Iraq and Tanzania
Nov 30, 2015

Flu Scan for Nov 30, 2015

Avian flu detections
US flu update

Nov 25, 2015

Nov 25, 2015
Ebola treatment unit

Probe of Liberia Ebola cluster hints at prior infection in mom

Although no new cases are reported, tests show Ebola antibodies in 2 relatives.

Nov 25, 2015

News Scan for Nov 25, 2015

South Korea MERS death
Chikungunya vaccine trial
Nov 25, 2015

Flu Scan for Nov 25, 2015

Adjuvanted flu vaccine
UK flu deaths last season
H5N1 in France, Vietnam

Nov 24, 2015

Nov 24, 2015
Ebola cemetery

Liberia reports death of boy in family Ebola cluster

A health ministry official also said two of the boy's family members are being treated for Ebola, and 177 contacts are under monitoring.

Nov 24, 2015

Avian influenza outbreaks reported in Africa, Asia

African detections signal ongoing H5N1 activity in the region, while Vietnam and Hong Kong both reported H5N6 detections.

Nov 24, 2015

News Scan for Nov 24, 2015

Chicken salad E coli outbreak
Hawaii dengue outbreak
Postexposure BioThrax approved
Malaria gene replacement


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