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Sep 30, 2014

Sep 30, 2014
Ebola virus particles

US Ebola case confirmed in traveler from Liberia

Texas and CDC lab tests confirm the first US case detected outside of West Africa.

Sep 30, 2014
Boy in wheelchair

CDC notes more EV-D68, sees link to earlier polio-like illness

As the CDC confirms 29 new cases, it reports that an outbreak strain is closely related to one from California in 2012.

Sep 30, 2014
UN flag

UN sets up Ebola headquarters in Ghana

The new UN mission headquarters in Accra will have a strong presence in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

Sep 30, 2014

News Scan for Sep 30, 2014

MERS in Austria
Hospital C diff rise
Vaccine adjuvant research
Countermeasures in emergencies
Sep 30, 2014

Flu Scan for Sep 30, 2014

H5N1 case in Egypt
H5N1 in Russian birds
Flu vaccine and vaccine history

Sep 29, 2014

Sep 29, 2014
Asthma inhaler

EV-D68 cases jump to 443 as neuro illnesses probed

The CDC reports 166 new cases and is investigating 9 neurologic illnesses in Colorado.

Sep 29, 2014
NIH clinical center

American doctor exposed to Ebola hospitalized at NIH facility

Airlifted out of Sierra Leone yesterday, a US doctor will be enrolled in a clinical trial.

Sep 29, 2014

News Scan for Sep 29, 2014

More Caribbean chikungunya
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Syrian measles-vaccine error
'Cytokine storm' drug

Sep 26, 2014

Sep 26, 2014
Australia satellite photo

WHO: Switch 2 of 3 strains in 2015 flu vaccine

Signs of antigenic drift led the WHO to changing two of the vaccine's strains for the Southern Hemisphere.

Sep 26, 2014

News Scan for Sep 26, 2014

Live-poultry Salmonella outbreak
More EV-D68 cases
H5N8 in Korean ducks


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