News & Perspective

Apr 24, 2015

Apr 24, 2015

Indiana HIV outbreak grows, prompts national alert

Amid rising drug-related HIV cases in a rural Indiana community, the CDC issues a nationwide alert.

Apr 24, 2015

First malaria vaccine shows promise despite efficacy drop-off

Phase 3 trial shows the vaccine can prevent disease, but protection waned.

Apr 24, 2015

Avian flu strikes again in North Dakota, Minnesota

More outbreaks on both turkey and chicken farms join the rampage of cases of the highly pathogenic H5 infection.

Apr 24, 2015

News Scan for Apr 24, 2015

FDA's FSMA plan
More ice cream Listeria
Listeria-linked sprout ban
Apr 24, 2015

Flu Scan for Apr 24, 2015

Flu ebbs further in US
Vietnamese H5N1 vaccine trial

Apr 23, 2015

Apr 23, 2015

Minnesota declares H5N2 emergency as spread continues

A chicken farm and backyard flock in Minnesota are newly affected, as well as more turkeys in Wisconsin and Iowa.

Apr 23, 2015

Reports detail experimental Ebola treatment, virus evolution

Separate reports describe using TKM-Ebola and convalescent serum, as well as minimal virus changes.

Apr 23, 2015

News Scan for Apr 23, 2015

MERS-CoV in Saudi camels
Tropics-related MRE infections
Measles in Germany, Florida
Antibacterial shortages
Apr 23, 2015

Flu Scan for Apr 23, 2015

Avian flu in Niger, Taiwan, South Africa
Cloth face masks
Gene tied to severe 2009 H1N1

Apr 22, 2015

Apr 22, 2015

USDA hopes weather will help as H5N2 outbreaks mount

Officials mull the effects of weather, migration routes, and possible airborne spread.

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