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Aug 30, 2019

Aug 30, 2019

News Scan for Aug 30, 2019

Polio detections in 3 nations
Cyclospora case surge
More backyard poultry Salmonella
Salmonellosis tied to dog treats
Massive global vaccine effort

Feb 27, 2019

Feb 27, 2019

News Scan for Feb 27, 2019

Salmonella tahini outbreak
RNA printer for vaccines
Push for universal flu vaccine
Avian flu in 3 nations

Jan 05, 2018

Jan 05, 2018

News Scan for Jan 05, 2018

FSMA rule pare-back
Possible Dengvaxia deaths
Microcephaly before Zika
Polio in Afghanistan
IV saline shortage

Sep 12, 2017

Sep 12, 2017

News Scan for Sep 12, 2017

New global health initiative
Zika persistence in tears
Vaccine readiness
More chikungunya
Emergency readiness progress

May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017
Skvortsova, Tedros, and Chan

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected WHO director-general

Tedros, the first African to lead the WHO, succeeds Margaret Chan on Jul 1 as she steps down from the post after serving the global health agency for 10 years. 

May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017
WHA Margaret Chan

WHA hears Chan's farewell, prepares to pick new WHO head

Chan said infectious disease challenges over the last decade led to better preparedness, but not nearly enough.

Sep 23, 2016

Sep 23, 2016
WHO flag

WHO names candidates for next director-general

Five of the six candidates are medical doctors, and four have served as health ministers.

Jun 18, 2015

Jun 18, 2015

News Scan for Jun 18, 2015

Ebola virus evolution
Health department job loss
Vector mosquitoes in California
Spacing of polio vaccine doses
Cholera in Tanzania

Jan 05, 2015

Jan 05, 2015

News Scan for Jan 05, 2015

Fort Detrick lab mishaps
More Saudi MERS cases
Saudi health ministry change
Polio in Pakistan, Africa

Oct 03, 2014

Oct 03, 2014

News Scan for Oct 03, 2014

Human-animal health interface
Polio in Pakistan

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