News & Perspective

Nov 07, 2014

Nov 07, 2014
Candles

Revamped WHO burial protocols underscore dignity, religious practices

The WHO released new burial protocols and repeated its stance against travel bans.

Nov 04, 2014

Nov 04, 2014
Welcome to Canada billboard

WHO asks Canada to justify Ebola-related travel restrictions

The WHO is demanding an answer to restrictions on travel from West Africa.

Oct 10, 2014

Oct 10, 2014
Scientist in lab

Experts urge innovative ways to test new Ebola drugs

Experts today pushed for new ways to test Ebola treatments, and two groups renewed their urgent pleas for aid.

Oct 09, 2014

Oct 09, 2014
Spain map

More airline screening, new Texas details in evolving Ebola situation

Canada, Britain announce enhanced screening, as officials in Spain probe how a health worker was infected.

Oct 01, 2014

Oct 01, 2014
US satellite image

CDC: EV-D68 found in four patients who died

The CDC says it's not clear what role EV-D68 played in the deaths, but Rhode Island reports a death due to bacterial infection.

May 14, 2014

May 14, 2014
Peace Palace in the Hague, Netherlands

MERS reaches Netherlands; 2 Florida patients cleared

In addition to the Dutch MERS case, Saudi Arabia reports 16 new infections.

May 05, 2014

May 05, 2014
Hospitalized woman

CDC: Don't take influenza B lightly in adults

A late-season "flu B" surge serves as a reminder that it can be severe in adults, as a recent study shows.

Feb 21, 2014

Feb 21, 2014
Influenza A viruses

Flu continues slow decline in US

US flu activity continues a slow decline, similar to Canada, while Europe shows mixed activity.

Feb 14, 2014

Feb 14, 2014
2009 H1N1 influenza virus

Flu hangs on in some states but declines overall

The CDC said flu is still hitting some states hard, but overall the disease continues to decline.

Jan 24, 2014

Jan 24, 2014
Mother taking temperature of child

Some US flu markers turning downward

Numbers hint that season may have peaked, and obesity is being reported in many hospitalized flu patients.

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