News & Perspective

Sep 04, 2015

Sep 04, 2015
Swabs

New MERS cases in 3 cities put Saudi Arabia over 1,200

At least 3 of the 6 new cases involve recent contact with another MERS patient.

Sep 04, 2015
Ochlerotatus mosquito

West Nile sickened 2,205 in 2014; new tickborne bacterium probed

Arbovirus cases, including WNV, were down a bit in 2014, but the diseases had a broad impact.

Sep 04, 2015

News Scan for Sep 04, 2015

Market closures and H7N9 levels
H3N2v flu in Michigan
MRSA risk factors

Sep 03, 2015

Sep 03, 2015
Camel in truck

Panel says no MERS emergency amid rising concerns

The group based much of its findings on an Aug 23 WHO mission to Saudi Arabia.

Sep 03, 2015
Ebola PPE

Liberia reaches Ebola-free status for 2nd time

An MMWR report details steps taken to contain a small cluster in July, which led to today's Ebola-free declaration.

Sep 03, 2015

News Scan for Sep 03, 2015

Pentagon biolab moratorium
New antimalarial combo
Sep 03, 2015

Flu Scan for Sep 03, 2015

Antivirals for flu in elderly
H5N1 in Ivory Coast and Nigeria
High-yield flu vaccine platform

Sep 02, 2015

Sep 02, 2015
PCR device

Riyadh MERS outbreak shows no signs of slowing

Also, the WHO's MERS emergency committee met today to discuss the latest outbreak developments.

Sep 02, 2015
Glove disinfection

West Africa's weekly Ebola total stays at 3 cases

Two cases are in Guinea and 1 in Sierra Leone; also, an IOM task force tackles IHR outbreak response issues.

Sep 02, 2015

News Scan for Sep 02, 2015

More H5N1 in Vietnam
Polio cases in Ukraine
Illinois Legionnaires' outbreak
World Hepatitis Summit

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