News & Perspective

Apr 19, 2017

Apr 19, 2017
Latrine

WHO reports unprecedented progress against NTDs

The effort to cut NTD levels has been hailed as one of the most effective global partnerships in modern public health.

Apr 11, 2017

Apr 11, 2017
Capuchin monkey

PAHO: More yellow fever in Espirito Santo, Brazil

Both Espirito Santo and Rio de Janeiro states are seeing more cases and are conducting a massive vaccination campaign.

Mar 20, 2017

Mar 20, 2017
Rio de Janeiro

Two yellow fever cases confirmed outside of Rio de Janeiro

Ecuador reports its first yellow fever case since 2012, and, based on the latest Brazil developments, the WHO updates its travel recommendations.

Feb 14, 2017

Feb 14, 2017
Zika microscope

Zika studies yield more fetal infection and testing clues, show persistence in breast milk

Surprisingly, tests on placental cells that correspond to the earliest pregnancy stages found more damage from the African Zika strain than the Asian one.

Jan 19, 2017

Jan 19, 2017
Holding a chicken

Chinese team posts analysis of early, sudden H7N9 spike

In some hard-hit areas, sampling of poultry environments in December showed increased virus levels compared with that time in past waves.

Dec 30, 2016

Dec 30, 2016
Tom Frieden, CDC director

CDC reviews Zika actions as response nears 1-year mark

"Fighting Zika is the most complex epidemic response CDC has taken on," Frieden says.

Dec 02, 2016

Dec 02, 2016
Art Basel in Miami

Little River in Miami no longer Zika transmission zone

Florida said the Little River neighborhood is no longer an active site of Zika transmission.

Oct 28, 2016

Oct 28, 2016
Hurricane Matthew devestation in Haiti

Worsening cholera in Haiti, Yemen prompts stepped-up response

The WHO announces a vaccine campaign in Haiti and $1 million in funding for Yemen.

Oct 17, 2016

Oct 17, 2016
Ultrasound

Experts probe Zika links to microcephaly in 2 more nations

Trinidad and Tobago as well as Vietnam report suspected Zika-linked microcephaly.

Oct 07, 2016

Oct 07, 2016
Zika virus researcher

More Zika in the US as RNA vaccine gets funding

Also, a new study provides evidence for the usefulness of IgM Zika testing for babies.

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