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Apr 18, 2017

Apr 18, 2017

News Scan for Apr 18, 2017

Zika birth defects in Puerto Rico
MERS in Qatar
Yellow fever in Brazil
Measles travel alerts
Meningitis vaccine shortage
Chikungunya in Pakistan

Oct 13, 2014

Oct 13, 2014
Hospital staff rushing patient

Ebola in Texas nurse triggers changes in battle plan

The event has caused the CDC to rethink approaches and investigate further the role of PPE.

Oct 09, 2014

Oct 09, 2014
Spain map

More airline screening, new Texas details in evolving Ebola situation

Canada, Britain announce enhanced screening, as officials in Spain probe how a health worker was infected.

Oct 07, 2014

Oct 07, 2014
Sign at international airport

US officials expected to announce Ebola screening at airports

Screening for travelers landing at US airports may resemble the setup in airports in outbreak nations.

Aug 04, 2014

Aug 04, 2014
Emory University Hospital

US homecoming for Ebola-stricken workers as outbreak spreads

A US doctor with Ebola is improving and new cases have been reported in Morocco and Nigeria, as the outbreak reaches 1,603 cases and 887 deaths.

Jun 06, 2014

Jun 06, 2014

News Scan for Jun 06, 2014

More West Africa Ebola
Lab-linked Salmonella outbreak
Public health at World Cup
Neglected zoonotic diseases

Apr 18, 2014

Apr 18, 2014

News Scan for Apr 18, 2014

Flu uptick in Northeast
Two new H7N9 cases
Wikipedia ILI predictions
Guinea Ebola toll

Mar 28, 2014

Mar 28, 2014

News Scan for Mar 28, 2014

More Ebola in Guinea
US, European flu activity
Cat-to-human bovine TB
UK scarlet fever surge

Dec 23, 2011

Dec 23, 2011

CDC reports two more novel flu infections

(CIDRAP News) – The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today confirmed two more novel flu infections, one an H3N2 variant that has been identified in 11 other patients this year and one an H1N1 variant that has never been reported in humans before.

Nov 15, 2007

Nov 15, 2007

THE PANDEMIC VACCINE PUZZLE Can we vaccinate enough people in time to matter?

Maryn McKennaContributing Writer

(CIDRAP News) – This in-depth article investigates the prospects for development of vaccines to head off the threat of an influenza pandemic posed by the H5N1 avian influenza virus. Its seven parts put advances in vaccine technology in perspective by illuminating the formidable barriers to producing an effective and widely usable vaccine in a short time frame.

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