News & Perspective

Sep 18, 2014

Sep 18, 2014

UN Security Council adopts special mission for Ebola

The unanimous resolution creates the first ever special mission geared to a public health crisis.

Sep 18, 2014

CDC: Flu vaccine uptake steady in health workers, pregnant women

Coverage last season was about 82% in health workers and 52% in pregnant women.

Sep 18, 2014

News Scan for Sep 18, 2014

EV-D68 cases continue rise
US Chikungunya cases top 1,000
Anthrax vaccine dosing strategies

Sep 17, 2014

Sep 17, 2014

COMMENTARY: Health workers need optimal respiratory protection for Ebola

We believe there is scientific and epidemiologic evidence to recommend respirators for all patient care, and a PAPR would be the best option.

Sep 17, 2014

Ebola infects French MSF worker as epidemic holds spotlight

MSF reports its first case in a staffer, and a health worker with EVD in Atlanta is poised to receive convalescent serum.

Sep 17, 2014

News Scan for Sep 17, 2014

Another Saudi MERS case
Global listeriosis burden
More polio in Pakistan
Tainted measles vaccine in Syria
Sep 17, 2014

Flu Scan for Sep 17, 2014

Next-generation ventilator
Avian flu reassortment in Mexico

Sep 16, 2014

Sep 16, 2014

US announces surge of aid for West Africa's Ebola epidemic

The White House announces a plan to send 3,000 US troops and establish a command post in Liberia.

Sep 16, 2014

Very few aircraft equipped to evacuate Ebola patients

A Georgia company has equipped two Gulfstream III jets to transfer Ebola patients, but few other options exist.

Sep 16, 2014

News Scan for Sep 16, 2014

EV-D68 in 12 states, Canada
New Saudi MERS case
Respiratory infections in kids

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