News & Perspective

Sep 17, 2019

Sep 17, 2019

News Scan for Sep 17, 2019

DRC measles increase
Ground bison E coli probe over
H5N5 avian flu in Taiwan poultry
Southern Hemisphere flu ebb

Jun 11, 2018

Jun 11, 2018

News Scan for Jun 11, 2018

MERS household cluster
US flu deaths in kids
Polio in Venezuela
Cyclospora infections in 2 states
Measles in Brazil
H5N1, H5N8 poultry outbreaks

Jul 11, 2017

Jul 11, 2017

News Scan for Jul 11, 2017

Cholera in Yemen and South Sudan
Saudi MERS case
Global flu update
Measles in Europe
Sanofi to acquire Protein Sciences
H5N8 in South Africa

May 16, 2014

May 16, 2014

News Scan for May 16, 2014

Chikungunya in Florida
H7N9 in China
Ebbing flu activity
DoD countermeasure review
Early measles vaccine

Feb 28, 2014

Feb 28, 2014

News Scan for Feb 28, 2014

FDA flu strain selection
H5N1 cases in Cambodia
Flu hospitalization in babies
Measles after vaccination

Jul 21, 2008

Jul 21, 2008

More efforts look outside the box for outbreak signals

(CIDRAP News) – In the history of infectious diseases, coincidence plays an extraordinary role. In 1706, Cotton Mather purchased a slave named Onesimus who happened to come from a tribe that practiced variolation, and so smallpox prevention was introduced to North America.

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