News & Perspective

Jan 02, 2014

Jan 02, 2014

15-case Salmonella outbreak prompts cheese recall

A producer pulls its cashew cheese products as officials probe possible links to a 15-case Salmonella outbreak.

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
Jan 02, 2014

Flu Scan for Jan 02, 2014

H1N1 susceptibility by age
H9N2 in China

Jan 03, 2014

Jan 03, 2014
camel in desert

Study: MERS-CoV-like virus was in camels in 2003

Researchers say that MERS-CoV, or a closely related virus, existed in camels in the UAE in 2003.

Jan 03, 2014
coughing patient and examining provider

US flu rise expands across country

Nearly half of US states are reporting widespread flu activity, up from 10 last week.

Jan 03, 2014

News Scan for Jan 03, 2014

MERS-CoV case in UAE
H7N9 antibody response
H5N1 in China chickens
Wildlife disease Web tool

Jan 06, 2014

Jan 06, 2014
Goose in cage

Four more H7N9 cases reported in China

The recent cases are in three areas of eastern China, including the first Shanghai case in 9 months.

Jan 06, 2014

MERS-CoV study supports infection control, suggests camel link

German researchers say scores of people who had contact with a MERS patient escaped infection.

Jan 06, 2014

News Scan for Jan 06, 2014

More Caribbean chikungunya cases
Cashew cheese Salmonella outbreak

Jan 07, 2014

Jan 07, 2014
Mother and infant

Study adds evidence on neonatal benefits of maternal flu shots

Vaccinated pregnant women had a lower risk of preterm or low-birth-weight babies.


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