News & Perspective

Jul 17, 2018

Jul 17, 2018
Ethiopian shepherd and flock

Uganda reports Rift Valley fever outbreak

The outbreak involves 2 districts in the country's "cattle corridor" and occurs as Rwanda is reporting the disease in animals and possibly people.

Jul 03, 2018

Jul 03, 2018

News Scan for Jul 03, 2018

More Rift Valley fever cases in Kenya
Texas probes 56 Cyclospora cases
FDA warns of lingering kratom health threats

Jun 18, 2018

Jun 18, 2018

News Scan for Jun 18, 2018

Rift Valley fever in Kenya
Canada's hepatitis C plan

Jun 12, 2018

Jun 12, 2018
Kenya camels

Rift Valley fever sickens 10 in Kenya, triggers response

Several factors heighten the risk of spread, including flooding, people and animal movement, and connections to other countries.

Nov 08, 2017

Nov 08, 2017

News Scan for Nov 08, 2017

H3N2 vaccine strain mutation
Marburg risk
Saudi MERS patterns
TB research funds

Aug 10, 2016

Aug 10, 2016

News Scan for Aug 10, 2016

Chikungunya in Kenya
H5N2 in French ducks
Mosquito traps to fight malaria

Feb 09, 2006

Feb 09, 2006

Avian flu reported in two more Nigerian states

(CIDRAP News) – Deadly H5N1 avian influenza was reported on farms in two more Nigerian states today as United Nations officials warned that the virus's emergence in Africa represents a serious crisis.

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