News & Perspective

Aug 12, 2016

Aug 12, 2016
Miami park

More local Zika cases in Florida as Puerto Rico numbers soar

Cases in Puerto Rico topped 10,000, as more countries and regions reported local spread, microcephaly, and GBS.

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.

Aug 09, 2016

Aug 09, 2016

News Scan for Aug 09, 2016

Aerosol stability in Ebola
HIV and drug-resistant TB
Global flu status
Campylobacter infection in children
Chikungunya update

Jul 19, 2016

Jul 19, 2016
Mosquito

Mosquito studies show rapid Zika spread, rule out some US species

Researchers found the virus in Aedes mosquitoes near the homes of patients in southern Mexico, and another team found that two species commonly found in the US aren't likely to spread the disease.

Jul 11, 2016

Jul 11, 2016

News Scan for Jul 11, 2016

Burkholderia cepacia outbreak
More chikungunya cases

Jun 28, 2016

Jun 28, 2016

News Scan for Jun 28, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
2009 H1N1 origins in Mexico
WHO health emergency head
Strategic National Stockpile report

Jun 03, 2016

Jun 03, 2016

Flu Scan for Jun 03, 2016

Flu immunity from previous infection
Low US flu levels
Avian flu in Mexico, Niger

May 12, 2016

May 12, 2016

News Scan for May 12, 2016

Asymptomatic flu
Two-way avian flu spread
H5N1 in Egypt
Cross-border dengue in Texas

Apr 25, 2016

Apr 25, 2016

Avian Flu Scan for Apr 25, 2016

H5N6 case in China
Avian flu outbreaks in Lebanon, Ghana, Mexico

Apr 22, 2016

Apr 22, 2016
Mini brain infected with Zika

Lab study shows severe, early Zika damage to fetal brain cells

Also, Mexican scientists have detected Zika virus in Aedes albopictus mosquitoes for the first time in the Americas, and US officials posted guidance for protecting workers.

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