News & Perspective

May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019

News Scan for May 16, 2019

Antibiotics in school beef
MERS hospital outbreak analysis
Monkeypox in Singapore

May 09, 2019

May 09, 2019

News Scan for May 09, 2019

DR Congo Ebola response
MERS in Saudi Arabia
CWD on Minnesota deer farm
H9N2 avian flu case in Oman
Monkeypox in Singapore

Jun 27, 2018

Jun 27, 2018

News Scan for Jun 27, 2018

More suspected Ebola in the DRC
MERS vaccine clinical trial results
Dengue and Zika symptom differences

May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017

News Scan for May 18, 2017

Singapore Zika lessons
Novel H7N2 virulence
Clinical trial reporting standards

Oct 11, 2016

Oct 11, 2016
Lab testing

New Zika cases confirmed in Miami Beach

As Florida announces new cases, health labs have noted a lag in testing for pregnant woman and the WHO says Asia will experience wider transmission.

Sep 06, 2016

Sep 06, 2016
Couple snuggling

WHO expands Zika sexual transmission advice

Also today, research highlighted eye infections in mice and brain injury in human babies.

Sep 02, 2016

Sep 02, 2016
WHO logo

WHO continues Zika emergency amid virus spread, unanswered questions

Also, the CDC announced $2.4 million to help large cities detect and manage birth defects, and researchers revealed possible differences in brain cell infections between the 2 Zika lineages.

Sep 01, 2016

Sep 01, 2016
Dead mosquitoes

Mosquitoes in Miami Beach test positive for Zika

Also, the WHO said samples from Guinea-Bissau are part of the African lineage, not the Americas one.

Aug 31, 2016

Aug 31, 2016
Mosquito ground spraying

With more Zika in Florida, lack of funding underscored

With new cases reported, federal and global health officials decry shortages in response funding.

Aug 30, 2016

Aug 30, 2016
Hearing test

Zika linked to hearing loss in infants

Researchers describe congenital hearing loss associated with Zika in infants born with microcephaly.

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