News & Perspective

Jan 26, 2015

Jan 26, 2015

Canadian has first H7N9 case in North America

A British Columbia resident who recently returned from China is recovering from H7N9 avian flu.

Jan 26, 2015

WHO executive board approves Ebola reform proposals

The proposals aim to improve the agency's ability to handle global health emergencies.

Jan 26, 2015

H5N8 virus surfaces on California turkey farm

H5N8 has now been found in US commercial poultry after infecting wild birds and backyard flocks.

Jan 26, 2015

News Scan for Jan 26, 2015

Disney measles now 87 cases
More Chikungunya cases
Salmonella sproutbreak over

Jan 23, 2015

Jan 23, 2015

Studies detail Ebola spread, response steps

Researchers note how chains of transmission helped Ebola spread in Conakry, Guinea, and 3 CDC reports detail outbreak response efforts.

Jan 23, 2015

Liberia moves a step closer to Ebola vaccine trials

The first batch of an experimental Ebola vaccine landed today in an outbreak country, with officials projecting a trial launch in Liberia within weeks.

Jan 23, 2015

News Scan for Jan 23, 2015

FDA OK's 2nd meningococcal B vaccine
MERS case in Oman
Jan 23, 2015

Flu Scan for Jan 23, 2015

US flu still going strong
H7N9 in China
H5N1 case, death in Egypt

Jan 22, 2015

Jan 22, 2015

Ebola outbreak nations report steady trickle of cases

Liberia has 46 new Ebola cases, Sierra Leone 22, and Guinea 2.

Jan 22, 2015

Avian flu outbreaks in Taiwan trigger human monitoring

Officials are assessing farm and public health workers after widespread outbreaks.


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