News & Perspective

Jan 02, 2014

Jan 02, 2014

News Scan for Jan 02, 2014

Disease threats due to African conflicts
MERS-CoV death in Oman
West Nile in bald eagles

Feb 06, 2014

Feb 06, 2014

News Scan for Feb 06, 2014

Non-flu vaccine coverage in adults
FSMA resource shortage
H6 avian flu properties
Drop in measles deaths, cases
Polio effort in Syria

Mar 04, 2014

Mar 04, 2014
Child receiving oral polio vaccine

UNICEF, WHO push for inactivated polio vaccine

UNICEF announces that IPV will be available to low-income countries for as little as $1 a dose.

Mar 11, 2014

Mar 11, 2014

News Scan for Mar 11, 2014

H7N9 in China
H5N1 outbreaks in Vietnam
Global flu update
Inactivated polio vaccine

Mar 24, 2014

Mar 24, 2014
Ebola virus

Ebola outbreak kills 59 in Guinea

The WHO today said Guinea has 86 suspected Ebola cases—13 of them lab-confirmed—and 59 deaths.

Jul 14, 2014

Jul 14, 2014

News Scan for Jul 14, 2014

CDC handling of anthrax agent
More West Africa Ebola
Moral debt for Haiti cholera
Tattoo product recall

Jul 17, 2014

Jul 17, 2014

News Scan for Jul 17, 2014

MERS-CoV origins
Resistant bacteria in hospitals
Haiti sanitation effort
Pertussis vaccine in pregnancy
Tattoo recall expanded

Jul 23, 2014

Jul 23, 2014

News Scan for Jul 23, 2014

More chikungunya in US
MDR-TB treatment resistance risks
Polio vaccination in Syria

Aug 26, 2014

Aug 26, 2014
Ebola treatment center in Guinea

WHO pulls Ebola team, probes site of staffer's infection

The WHO sent a team to a hot spot where one of its Ebola workers was infected.

Aug 27, 2014

Aug 27, 2014
Electron micrograph of Ebola viruses

WHO: Dead game animal sparked DRC Ebola outbreak

The first patient in the DRC's Ebola outbreak caught the virus from a dead animal, making any link to West Africa's outbreak unlikely.


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