News & Perspective

Sep 30, 2015

Sep 30, 2015
Ebola contact tracing

Guinea reports 4 Ebola cases; WHO details response reforms

In other developments, the HHS announced more funding for a rapid Ebola test.

Sep 30, 2015

News Scan for Sep 30, 2015

More cucumber Salmonella
Details on recent MERS cases
H5N1 in Nigeria
RSV vaccine funds

Sep 29, 2015

Sep 29, 2015
Pipette and test tubes

HHS funds 2 experimental flu treatments

One treatment is a new type of antiviral targeted for hospitalized patients, and the second is a monoclonal antibody.

Sep 29, 2015

News Scan for Sep 29, 2015

Immigrant TB screening
New Bronx Legionella cluster
Sep 29, 2015

Avian Flu Scan for Sep 29, 2015

Active US avian flu surveillance
H7N9 risk communication
Subclinical H7N9 in Canada?

Sep 28, 2015

Sep 28, 2015

Hajj winds down amid few new Saudi MERS detections

A case update from the WHO showed a variety of exposure types, with some unknown.

Sep 28, 2015

News Scan for Sep 28, 2015

Ebola in Sierra Leone
New chikungunya cases
Nigeria off polio-endemic list
Iraq cholera outbreak
Meningitis vaccine trial

Sep 25, 2015

Sep 25, 2015
Ebola virus

Study: Chip test directly identifies Ebola virus

A UC–Santa Cruz team has developed a chip-based method to directly detect Ebola.

Sep 25, 2015

News Scan for Sep 25, 2015

US biosurveillance assessment
Plague case in New Mexico
MRSA and antibiotic stewardship

Sep 24, 2015

Sep 24, 2015
Flu shot

WHO panel changes 2 strains in Southern Hemisphere flu vaccine

Both the H3N2 and B strains will differ in next year's Southern Hemisphere trivalent flu vaccine.


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