News & Perspective

Oct 07, 2014

Oct 07, 2014

News Scan for Oct 07, 2014

EV-D68 cases top 600
Dengue in India, China
Two MERS cases in Saudi Arabia
Flu ebbs in Southern Hemisphere

Jul 02, 2014

Jul 02, 2014

News Scan for Jul 02, 2014

More imported US chikungunya
Deer density and Lyme disease
Campylobacter in chickens
Drug-resistant malaria in Laos
Dengue in Malaysia

Apr 17, 2014

Apr 17, 2014
Nursing baby camel

MERS outbreaks grow; Malaysian case had camel link

Seven cases were added to the Jeddah outbreak in Saudi Arabia, and 3 in the UAE.

Apr 16, 2014

Apr 16, 2014
Kuala Lumpur aerial view

MERS cases reach Far East; Saudi Arabia reports 6 more

The disease has made a long-feared leap outside the Middle East, killing a man in Malaysia and infecting a nurse in the Philippines.

Feb 19, 2014

Feb 19, 2014
Boy feeding chickens

China reports one H7N9 case, FAO says human illnesses aren't a threat to poultry

As human H7N9 cases slow, the FAO says the risk of human-to-bird transmission is low.

Feb 13, 2014

Feb 13, 2014
DNA segment

H7N9 cases pause; new report details reassortants

A genetic analysis hints that reassortants could be one factor fueling recent cases.

Feb 12, 2014

Feb 12, 2014
China passports

Malaysia reports first H7N9 case outside China

The Malaysia case is the first one outside China, and 8 other H7N9 cases were confirmed.

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