News & Perspective

Oct 22, 2014

Oct 22, 2014

CDC to monitor travelers from West Africa for 21 days

The move comes a day after the DHS said travelers from outbreak nations would be funneled through 5 airports

Oct 22, 2014

WHO: Better surveillance reveals higher TB burden

An estimated 9 million people contracted TB globally in 2013, about half a million higher than previous estimates.

Oct 22, 2014

News Scan for Oct 22, 2014

New MERS case in Saudi Arabia
Flu virus mutation
Live-poultry Salmonella outbreak over

Oct 21, 2014

Oct 21, 2014

WHO: Large Ebola vaccine trials could start in January

Backing off on earlier, rosier predictions, an official said large trials in West Africa could begin in January.

Oct 21, 2014

DHS boosts screening for travelers from Ebola outbreak nations

All travelers whose flights originate in outbreak countries must enter the US through 1 of 5 airports.

Oct 21, 2014

News Scan for Oct 21, 2014

New Saudi MERS illness
More EV-D68 cases
Oct 21, 2014

Food Safety Scan for Oct 21, 2014

GAO poultry safety critique
Meat and poultry inspection report

Oct 20, 2014

Oct 20, 2014

CDC unveils new PPE guidance for Ebola

The guidance emphasizes unexposed skin and suggests either N-95s or PAPRs for respiratory protection.

Oct 20, 2014

Turkey has first MERS case; Saudi Arabia acts to stop cluster

Turkey's case involves a man who visited Saudi Arabia, which has a cluster in Taif.

Oct 20, 2014

News Scan for Oct 20, 2014

EV-D68 cases top 900
H7N9 in China
Chikungunya numbers mount
Nut butter Salmonella outbreak over

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