News & Perspective

Oct 11, 2007

Oct 11, 2007

Dengue cases up sharply in Latin America, Asia

(CIDRAP News) – Global health officials have noted sharp rises in the number of dengue fever cases in recent months, particularly in Latin American, Caribbean, and Asian countries where the disease is endemic.

Apr 16, 2010

Apr 16, 2010

Latin America, Caribbean report surge in dengue cases

(CIDRAP News) – Dengue fever cases in some of the world's tropical regions have surged during the first 3 months of the year, fueled by an El Nino-related drought that has forced people to store water, providing a breeding site for mosquitoes that spread the disease, according to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

Aug 07, 2014

Aug 07, 2014
Map of west Africa

Countries scale up Ebola response, watch for cases outside Africa

Liberia and Sierra Leone have taken new actions to curb infections, as response activities and testing of possible travel-related cases play out on other continents.

Apr 27, 2015

Apr 27, 2015

News Scan for Apr 27, 2015

New UNMEER leader
Chikungunya increase
H7N9 case in China
Avian flu in Taiwan, Vietnam, Russia
Travel alerts for dengue, RRVD

May 18, 2015

May 18, 2015

News Scan for May 18, 2015

Ebola in Sierra Leone, Guinea
Niger meningitis epidemic
Misdiagnosis and antibiotic resistance
More chikungunya cases

Jun 01, 2015

Jun 01, 2015

News Scan for Jun 01, 2015

Ebola in Sierra Leone
DoD anthrax probe
Chikungunya cases
Avian flu in Taiwan

Jun 26, 2015

Jun 26, 2015

News Scan for Jun 26, 2015

Ebola rapid test
Asymptomatic MERS in UAE
EV-C105 and flaccid paralysis
Cholera on Hispaniola

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