News & Perspective

Jun 17, 2003

Jun 17, 2003

WHO drops SARS-related travel warning about Taiwan

June 17, 2003 (CIDRAP News) – Taiwan, one of the places hit hardest by SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), has been removed from the World Health Organization's list of areas to avoid, the WHO announced today.

Dec 22, 2003

Dec 22, 2003

No SARS reported in Taiwan patient's contacts

(CIDRAP News) – No more SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) cases have cropped up in the wake of the single case reported in Taiwan last week, and quarantine or self-monitoring orders for most of the patient's contacts have been lifted.

Jun 11, 2010

Jun 11, 2010

Serologic studies agree on seniors' partial protection from H1N1

(CIDRAP News) – In a bird's eye view of pandemic H1N1 seroprevalence studies published so far, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today the reports consistently show older people had partial protection and that infection rates were higher in younger people, but it's too soon to estimate a global attack rate.

Aug 01, 2013

Aug 01, 2013

News Scan for Aug 01, 2013

US kindergarten vaccination
NDM-1 in France
H5N1 in Nepal
Rabies in Taiwan

Dec 31, 2013

Dec 31, 2013

News Scan for Dec 31, 2013

H7N9 case in Taiwan
US flu activity, deaths

Apr 25, 2014

Apr 25, 2014

Flu Scan for Apr 25, 2014

Flu season winding down
H7N9 in Taiwan

May 19, 2014

May 19, 2014
N95 respirators

COMMENTARY: Protecting health workers from airborne MERS-CoV—learning from SARS

Compelling evidence and prudence dictate higher levels of respiratory protection for health workers.


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