News & Perspective

Aug 29, 2014

Aug 29, 2014
Map of Senegal

Senegal's first Ebola case has links to Guinea

Senegal announced today the country's first Ebola virus disease case, in a student from Guinea who was located in a Dakar hospital.

Aug 29, 2014

Texas Cyclospora outbreak over; Mexican cilantro suspected

Cilantro grown in the Puebla, Mexico, area is suspected as the cause of some cases in a summer outbreak of Cyclospora infections in Texas.

Aug 29, 2014
Man shaving

Shaving facilitated serious vaccinia infection in US airman

A recent vaccinia infection in a US Air Force trainee was facilitated by shaving and caused serious facial lesions that required a long hospital stay.

Aug 29, 2014

News Scan for Aug 29, 2014

US lab biosecurity review
Bioterror laptop found
Microbes in homes
Aug 29, 2014

Flu Scan for Aug 29, 2014

Ohio reports H3N2v case
H7N9 case in China

Aug 28, 2014

Aug 28, 2014
Saudi chldren

Study finds little spread of MERS-CoV in Saudi households

Twenty-six patients spread the virus to 12 contacts total, only 1 of whom got sick.

Aug 28, 2014
Folded road map

WHO launches road map for containing Ebola in West Africa

With an estimated price tag of $490 million, the plan's goal is to stop Ebola transmission in 6 to 9 months.

Aug 28, 2014

News Scan for Aug 28, 2014

Vaccine coverage in US toddlers
C difficile vaccine
Cholera vaccination in Ethiopia
Aug 28, 2014

Ebola Scan for Aug 28, 2014

Ebola vaccine gains steam
Clinical lessons from US patients

Aug 27, 2014

Aug 27, 2014
Electron micrograph of Ebola viruses

WHO: Dead game animal sparked DRC Ebola outbreak

The first patient in the DRC's Ebola outbreak caught the virus from a dead animal, making any link to West Africa's outbreak unlikely.


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