News & Perspective

Jun 27, 2016

Jun 27, 2016
Urinalysis container

Study documents live Zika virus in urine and saliva

Also, HHS announces support of vaccine development and capacity.

Jun 27, 2016

News Scan for Jun 27, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
Signs of H7N7 in poultry workers
Diabetes and antibiotic prescribing

Jun 24, 2016

Jun 24, 2016
flying seagull

MCR-1 findings in gulls show mobility of resistance threat

Other reports noted detections in hospital patients, sick chickens, and retail meat samples.

Jun 24, 2016

News Scan for Jun 24, 2016

White House Zika funding threat
Saudi MERS update
Flu vaccine developments
CDC lab incident disclosures
Measles susceptibility estimate

Jun 23, 2016

Jun 23, 2016
Zika virus particles

Studies find prior dengue worsens Zika but hint at vaccine potential

A pair of studies bring both bad news and good news: that earlier dengue infection can worsen Zika infections, but a certain antibody against dengue can also neutralize the Zika virus.

Jun 23, 2016
Angola DRC map

WHO launches yellow fever vaccination campaign

The campaign's bullseye is the high trade and traffic corridor between Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Jun 23, 2016

News Scan for Jun 23, 2016

Saudi MERS case
West Nile neurologic damage
Jun 23, 2016

Flu Scan for Jun 23, 2016

ACIP flu vaccine follow-up
H7 avian flu in Macau poultry

Jun 22, 2016

Jun 22, 2016
Nasal spray flu vaccine

ACIP recommends against inhaled flu vaccine for next season

In an emotional vote, CDC advisors recommend against using the nasal spray vaccine.

Jun 22, 2016
Vaccination in Africa

WHO details $72 million yellow fever response plan

The $72 million plan focuses on vaccination, as well as on early detection and case management.

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