News & Perspective

Sep 19, 2014

Sep 19, 2014

Guinea arrests six in fatal attack on Ebola team

The brutal attack occurred 3 days ago; also, Sierra Leone has imposed a curfew to combat disease spread.

Sep 19, 2014

White House launches major effort against resistant bacteria

The multipronged attack includes an executive order, a national strategy, and a detailed PCAST report.

Sep 19, 2014

News Scan for Sep 19, 2014

Review finds more Saudi MERS cases
Food safety rules
Tainted vaccine in Syria
Premature-death targets
Business and flu

Sep 18, 2014

Sep 18, 2014

UN Security Council adopts special mission for Ebola

The unanimous resolution creates the first ever special mission geared to a public health crisis.

Sep 18, 2014

CDC: Flu vaccine uptake steady in health workers, pregnant women

Coverage last season was about 82% in health workers and 52% in pregnant women.

Sep 18, 2014

News Scan for Sep 18, 2014

EV-D68 cases continue rise
US Chikungunya cases top 1,000
Anthrax vaccine dosing strategies

Sep 17, 2014

Sep 17, 2014

COMMENTARY: Health workers need optimal respiratory protection for Ebola

We believe there is scientific and epidemiologic evidence to recommend respirators for all patient care, and a PAPR would be the best option.

Sep 17, 2014

Ebola infects French MSF worker as epidemic holds spotlight

MSF reports its first case in a staffer, and a health worker with EVD in Atlanta is poised to receive convalescent serum.

Sep 17, 2014

News Scan for Sep 17, 2014

Another Saudi MERS case
Global listeriosis burden
More polio in Pakistan
Tainted measles vaccine in Syria
Sep 17, 2014

Flu Scan for Sep 17, 2014

Next-generation ventilator
Avian flu reassortment in Mexico

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