News & Perspective

Jan 31, 2014

Jan 31, 2014
Chinese New Year

China reports 4 more H7N9 infections, 1 fatal

With China celebrating its Lunar New Year today, new reports of H7N9 cases slowed.

Jan 31, 2014
Influenza virus

US flu activity continues slight drop

For a second straight week, most key indicators are down, and some have dropped 3 weeks in a row.

Jan 31, 2014

News Scan for Jan 31, 2014

IV zanamivir guidance
RSV in the elderly
Jan 31, 2014

Food Safety Scan for Jan 31, 2014

FDA sanitary transport rule
Norovirus confirmed on cruise ship

Jan 30, 2014

Jan 30, 2014
Chicken on farm

China’s second H7N9 wave tops spring wave

Six new cases push the 2nd-wave total to 137 as issues arise over poultry testing.

Jan 30, 2014
Environmental testing in Uganda

CDC pilot programs boost disease response in Uganda, Vietnam

The programs could provide a model for other nations to protect against health threats.

Jan 30, 2014

News Scan for Jan 30, 2014

States' readiness efforts
MERS-CoV antibodies in camels
Imported Zika cases
Avian flu in skunks

Jan 29, 2014

Jan 29, 2014
Farm chickens

Seven new H7N9 cases, plus family cluster, reported

The rise in H7N9 cases sees no let-up, as a 3-person family cluster is reported.

Jan 29, 2014
Riyadh map

Saudi Arabia reports fatal MERS case

A 60-year-old man has died in Riyadh of MERS-CoV, and a report details a MERS-related stillbirth case.

Jan 29, 2014

News Scan for Jan 29, 2014

Varicella vaccine study
Phage against B anthracis
Effects of terror agents on cells


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