News & Perspective

Oct 25, 2016

Oct 25, 2016
Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

More Zika-linked GBS cases expected in Puerto Rico

Also, 2 British travelers report contracting Zika in Miami, and Florida reports 2 new local cases.

Oct 19, 2016

Oct 19, 2016

Zika virus found in Florida blood bank, mosquitoes

More Zika in Florida traps, blood banks.

Aug 12, 2016

Aug 12, 2016
Cyclospora oocyst

Cyclospora cases reported in Texas, Canada

In another development, UK health officials warned travelers about an uptick in cases linked to Mexico, particularly the Riviera Maya coast.

Jul 28, 2016

Jul 28, 2016
Microbiology lab technician

Public-private partnership aims to spur new antibiotics

The US-UK partnership will provide $44 million this year and as much as $350 million over 5 years.

Feb 04, 2016

Feb 04, 2016
Blood donation

Brazil confirms blood-transfusion Zika; PAHO calls for global support

Also, Dallas officials issue a follow-up on a recent sexual transmission case, groups announce new research pushes, and Florida declares a public health emergency.

Jul 23, 2015

Jul 23, 2015
Vaccine research

Experts propose $2 billion global vaccine fund

Money could come from governments, industry, and others, with grants monitored by independent groups.

Jul 13, 2015

Jul 13, 2015
Ostriches

Diverse avian flu strains hit UK, Taiwan, South Africa

Minnesota announced a second H5N2 detection in wild birds, a chickadee from an urban county.

Apr 01, 2015

Apr 01, 2015
Soap and chlorine

Ebola expands in Guinea, shrinks in Sierra Leone

Ebola cropped up again in two of Guinea's districts that hadn't reported cases in about 50 days.

Mar 30, 2015

Mar 30, 2015
Ebola hand washing

Abstinence, other steps for Ebola nations as cases top 25,000

Liberian officials urged longer sexual abstinence for survivors, and extra response measures are under way in Sierra Leone and Guinea.

Mar 18, 2015

Mar 18, 2015
Community engagement in Guinea

Guinea's Ebola cases rise sharply, as cases ebb elsewhere

Though patterns look promising in Sierra Leone and Liberia, cases spiked in Guinea.

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