News & Perspective

Mar 25, 2015

Mar 25, 2015

Ebola cases drop as progress shown in Guinea, Sierra Leone

The WHO says 79 confirmed cases were reported, down from 150 the week before.

Mar 25, 2015

Low-path avian flu surfaces on Kansas poultry farm

An unspecified low-path virus hits a Kansas farm, while high-path avian flu is confirmed in Taiwan and Palestine.

Mar 25, 2015

Ebola vaccine trial launches in Guinea; Chinese vaccine test detailed

Guinea's trial involves ring vaccination, a strategy used to used to stamp out smallpox in the 1970s.

Mar 25, 2015

News Scan for Mar 25, 2015

New Saudi MERS case
Anthrax antibody treatment
Antimicrobial stewardship
Mar 25, 2015

Flu Scan for Mar 25, 2015

Lives saved by flu vaccine
H5N1 illness in China

Mar 24, 2015

Mar 24, 2015

USDA to test avian flu vaccine; wild birds nixed as Minnesota H5N2 source

The vaccine will be tested on chickens within 2 months.

Mar 24, 2015

WHO update shows ongoing H5N1 activity in Egypt

Egypt's health ministry reports 17 more H5N1 to the WHO, indicating continued disease activity.

Mar 24, 2015

News Scan for Mar 24, 2015

Saudi MERS cases
Adjuvanted anthrax vaccine
TB drug availability
Global flu situation

Mar 23, 2015

Mar 23, 2015

One-year Ebola reviews by MSF, Oxfam cite early missteps

MSF says health groups were slow to respond, but affected nations were, too.

Mar 23, 2015

H5N8 found in more wild birds in US, Sweden

High-path H5N8 turns up in Oregon and in Sweden, and US officials provide new details on the recent H5N2 outbreak in Kansas.

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