News & Perspective

Jan 04, 2016

Jan 04, 2016
Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico reports first locally acquired Zika virus case

The case prompts a travel advisory and adds to the list of affected countries.

Jan 04, 2016

News Scan for Jan 04, 2016

H5N6, H7N9 cases in China
US flu indicators rise
Yellow fever alert

Jan 06, 2016

Jan 06, 2016

News Scan for Jan 06, 2016

H7N9 cases in China
Microcephaly in Brazil
Campylobacter detection
HPV vaccination
Vaccinia virus in dogs, opossums

Jan 13, 2016

Jan 13, 2016

News Scan for Jan 13, 2016

Another Saudi MERS case
Brazil microcephaly update
NIH antibiotic funds

Jan 14, 2016

Jan 14, 2016
Aedes mosquito

CDC notes Zika-microcephaly link, ponders travel alert

The CDC is weighing a warning specifically for pregnant travelers, and federal experts say other mosquito-borne diseases can complicate diagnoses.

Jan 19, 2016

Jan 19, 2016
Pregnant woman at airport

CDC releases Zika guidance on pregnant patients

PAHO, meanwhile, said the virus has expanded its reach and cautioned about Guillain-Barre syndrome.

Jan 19, 2016

News Scan for Jan 19, 2016

More H5N6, H7N9 infections
New chikungunya cases
Ebola vaccine trial

Jan 21, 2016

Jan 21, 2016
Neurons

WHO reports more local Zika confirmations, GBS spike

El Salvador notes a GBS spike that may be linked to Zika, and St. Martin and Guadeloupe report their first local cases.

Jan 22, 2016

Jan 22, 2016
Plane wing

CDC expands Zika travel advisory as experts detail risks

The CDC adds 8 more destinations to its travel alert, as experts assess the threat.

Jan 27, 2016

Jan 27, 2016
Barack Obama White House Zika briefing

Zika on executive-level agendas at White House, WHO

Zika outbreaks are getting high-level attention, and Brazil reports 287 new microcephaly cases.

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