News & Perspective

Oct 12, 2015

Oct 12, 2015
MERS virus

MERS sickens 3 in Saudi Arabia as Korean patient relapses

After going 8 days without a case, Saudi Arabia reports 3 in young foreign women.

Oct 12, 2015
Boy with turtle

Pet turtles implicated in multistate Salmonella outbreaks

The 2 outbreaks involve separate Salmonella strains; 15 people required hospitalization.

Oct 12, 2015

News Scan for Oct 12, 2015

More chikungunya
Polio case in Laos
Cholera in Iraq, Americas
Oct 12, 2015

Avian Flu Scan for Oct 12, 2015

Two H7N9 cases in China
H5N1 outbreaks in Nigeria, Ghana, Vietnam

Oct 09, 2015

Oct 09, 2015
Ebola isolation unit

UK nurse has Ebola relapse as J&J vaccine trial starts

The nurse is hospitalized months after her initial infection, and the vaccine trial has begun in Sierra Leone.

Oct 09, 2015

News Scan for Oct 09, 2015

Effective rotavirus vaccines
Antibiotic stewardship for C diff
H5N6 in Laos
Cholera in Iraq

Oct 08, 2015

Oct 08, 2015
Tamiflu pills

UK experts give nod to flu antivirals in hospital cases

Evidence didn't support routine use for seasonal flu, and the group said research is needed during epidemics.

Oct 08, 2015

News Scan for Oct 08, 2015

Measles risk in kids
African Salmonella burden
Oct 08, 2015

Flu Scan for Oct 08, 2015

Flu, pertussis vaccines in pregnancy
Flu viruses in breast cells
H5N1 in Nigeria

Oct 07, 2015

Oct 07, 2015
Post Ebola kids

Outbreak region passes full week with no new Ebola cases

Cases were at the lowest point since the outbreak was first reported in March 2014.


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