News & Perspective

Jun 04, 2019

Jun 04, 2019

News Scan for Jun 04, 2019

Antibiotics in hamburger meat
Chikungunya vaccine award
Zika vaccine candidate
Medical mask contamination

May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019

News Scan for May 24, 2019

WHA and antimicrobial resistance
FDA OKs Zika test
US pediatric flu deaths
Pakistan polio cases

Aug 01, 2018

Aug 01, 2018

News Scan for Aug 01, 2018

Zika treatment trial
H9N2 illness in China

Jul 27, 2018

Jul 27, 2018

News Scan for Jul 27, 2018

Top US food outbreak culprits
Salad Cyclospora total nears 300
Infectious Zika in semen

Jul 17, 2018

Jul 17, 2018

News Scan for Jul 17, 2018

Novel antiviral for high-risk flu
Aedes vertical Zika spread
Ebola antibody therapy

Jul 06, 2018

Jul 06, 2018
Blood transfusion bags

FDA revises Zika testing for blood donations to allow pooled screening

The FDA said it will continue to monitor the situation closely and that a new mosquito-borne threat would trigger individual donation testing in affected areas.

Jun 22, 2018

Jun 22, 2018

News Scan for Jun 22, 2018

61 Ebola cases
Polio in Papua NG, DRC
Consolidating US food safety
Cyclospora sickens more
Avian flu in 3 nations
California skeeters and Zika

May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018

News Scan for May 23, 2018

More Nipah in India
Lassa vaccine partnership
Seasonal flu economic burden
Anthrax prophylaxis guidance
Infrared Zika detection

May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018

News Scan for May 14, 2018

Expanded use of Zika test
Universal flu vaccine award

May 09, 2018

May 09, 2018
Blood specimens and units

Study: Zika blood donation screening costly, finds few cases

The extra testing cost about $42 million and identified only 9 positive donations.

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