News & Perspective

Sep 30, 2013

Sep 30, 2013
blood draw

Saudis report more MERS-CoV cases; serologic study draws blank

Saudi Arabia reports three more MERS cases, and a serologic study finds no evidence of exposure.

Sep 30, 2013

News Scan for Sep 30, 2013

Vaccine exemptions and pertussis
Resistant enterococci in ICUs
Dengue outbreak in Pakistan
Polio in Pakistan

Sep 27, 2013

Sep 27, 2013
Middle East doctor

Reports detail changing pattern of MERS-CoV cases

Cases in recent months show steep declines in the percent of severe and fatal cases.

Sep 27, 2013

News Scan for Sep 27, 2013

H7N9 vaccine strain selection
Vaccine research funding
Tdap vaccine shortage
Sep 27, 2013

Food Safety Scan for Sep 27, 2013

Cantaloupe farmers arrested
Animal antibiotics data
Cholera in Mexico, Caribbean

Sep 26, 2013

Sep 26, 2013
Judge's gavel

Dutch court affirms limit on publishing H5N1 findings

The court upheld an export rule, but virologist Fouchier said the decision won't apply to H7N9 research.

Sep 26, 2013
Preparing a flu vaccine

US data show higher flu vaccine uptake in kids, adults, health workers

The CDC's final estimates for 2012-13 show a healthy bump in kids and a small gain in adults.

Sep 26, 2013

News Scan for Sep 26, 2013

Flu vaccine strain selection
Electronic lab reporting
European polio risk
Emergency Twitter Alerts

Sep 25, 2013

Sep 25, 2013
The Hajj in Mecca

WHO panel says MERS still not an emergency

Experts today reaffirmed their earlier finding that MERS is not a global health emergency.

Sep 25, 2013

News Scan for Sep 25, 2013

More polio in Pakistan
Raw cheese E coli outbreak
UN malaria campaign
TB spread in households


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