News & Perspective

Nov 08, 2016

Nov 08, 2016
tufted ducks

H5N8 spreads to wild birds in Germany, Austria

Austrian officials said H5N8 had also been found in Croatia, which would raise the number of countries affected in Europe to five. 

Oct 28, 2016

Oct 28, 2016

Flu Scan for Oct 28, 2016

Novel H3N2v in swine
Avian flu in India, Netherlands

Sep 26, 2016

Sep 26, 2016
Poultry farmer in Palestine

FAO warns of H5N1 threat to Middle East

Recent outbreaks in Iraq and Lebanon pose a risk to other nations because of political instability and a host of other factors.

Sep 21, 2016

Sep 21, 2016
Great cormorant

Russian waterfowl finding prompts FAO warning about H5N8 spread

Given past patterns, the FAO warned countries that border the Caspian and Black Seas, as well as Western Europe, to be on high alert.

Jul 14, 2016

Jul 14, 2016

FAO calls for more surveillance after African H5N1 outbreaks

Cameroon's recent outbreak is its first since 2006 and signals southern movement of the virus, the FAO said.

Jun 21, 2016

Jun 21, 2016

News Scan for Jun 21, 2016

Pediatric Ebola symptoms
Chikungunya cases, antibodies
H5N1 in Egypt
Global HPV vaccine rates

May 17, 2016

May 17, 2016
White farm chickens

Four countries battle more high-path avian flu outbreaks

Cambodia, Ghana, and Indonesia report H5N1, and Italy notes its 2nd H7N7 event this month.

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

May 03, 2016

May 03, 2016

Flu Scan for May 03, 2016

Maternal flu vaccine benefits
H9 case in Egypt
H7N7 outbreak in Italy
Foie gras ban in France

Mar 23, 2016

Mar 23, 2016

Flu Scan for Mar 23, 2016

Rising global flu levels
H5N1 evolution in Egypt

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