News & Perspective

Aug 27, 2014

Aug 27, 2014

CDC staffer exposed to Ebola amid growing concerns for health workers

In addition, Canada pulled a lab team from Sierra Leone.

Aug 27, 2014

WHO: Dead game animal sparked DRC Ebola outbreak

The first patient in the DRC's Ebola outbreak caught the virus from a dead animal, making any link to West Africa's outbreak unlikely.

Aug 27, 2014

News Scan for Aug 27, 2014

Pause for US labs
Ebola guidance for first responders
USAID Ebola funding
Chikungunya in US
Dengue in Japan
Aug 27, 2014

Flu Scan for Aug 27, 2014

Reassortant H7N9 avian flu
H5N1 vaccine and versatile antibodies

Aug 26, 2014

Aug 26, 2014

WHO pulls Ebola team, probes site of staffer's infection

The WHO sent a team to a hot spot where one of its Ebola workers was infected.

Aug 26, 2014

News Scan for Aug 26, 2014

Another Saudi MERS case
H3N8 in cats
Southern Hemisphere flu rise
Aug 26, 2014

Ebola Scan for Aug 26, 2014

Postmortem Ebola guidance
Ebola vaccine trial

Aug 25, 2014

Aug 25, 2014

WHO: Medical worker infections and shortages hamper Ebola response

Amid news of more infected aid workers, the WHO has heightened concerns about the impact the outbreak is having on frontline workers and the prospects of overseas help.

Aug 25, 2014

DRC says its Ebola outbreak not linked to West Africa's

Ebola has struck the northern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, but authorities say it is not the same strain as in West Africa.

Aug 25, 2014

News Scan for Aug 25, 2014

H3N2v case in Ohio
MERS case in Saudi Arabia
Chikungunya outbreak slows
Aerosol TB vaccine trial


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