News & Perspective

Jun 14, 2019

Jun 14, 2019

News Scan for Jun 14, 2019

Southern Hemisphere flu rise
Polio in 3 countries
Prion disease 'mini brain'

Jun 07, 2019

Jun 07, 2019

News Scan for Jun 07, 2019

New resistant-TB drug
Polio in 3 nations
TB test shortage
Avian flu in Mexico, South Africa

May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019

News Scan for May 24, 2019

WHA and antimicrobial resistance
FDA OKs Zika test
US pediatric flu deaths
Pakistan polio cases

May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019

News Scan for May 10, 2019

Oyster-linked GI illness outbreak
US flu tapers off
Pakistan polio cases

Feb 08, 2019

Feb 08, 2019

News Scan for Feb 08, 2019

DRC Ebola total hits 800
African Lassa fever outbreak support
Polio cases from three countries
Mayaro virus vaccine trial

Nov 30, 2018

Nov 30, 2018
Oral polio vaccine

Polio experts address fears over disease resurgence

A WHO panel raises concerns about an increase in wild poliovirus cases, among other setbacks.

Nov 19, 2018

Nov 19, 2018
malaria bednet

WHO reports malaria setbacks; groups launch response plan

Alongside the finding that progress has stalled in hard-hit countries, the WHO and partners launch a new response strategy.

Nov 09, 2018

Nov 09, 2018

News Scan for Nov 09, 2018

Polio in Pakistan, Africa
More adenovirus cases in NJ
Zika and congenital brain defects
Slight US flu rise

Feb 28, 2006

Feb 28, 2006

Avian flu suspected in ducks in Sweden, cat in Germany

(CIDRAP News) – Europe braced for further spread of the H5N1 avian influenza virus today in the wake of reports that the virus was suspected in the deaths of two wild ducks on Sweden's Baltic coast and a domestic cat in Germany.

The cat was discovered last weekend on Ruegen, the island off Germany's north coast where H5N1 was first discovered on German soil, according to a Reuters report.

Feb 27, 2006

Feb 27, 2006

Two more countries find H5N1; 3 others probe bird deaths

(CIDRAP News) – The H5N1 avian influenza virus has spread to Niger and Bosnia-Herzegovina, media outlets said today, and testing is under way on birds found dead in Switzerland, Pakistan, and Kenya.

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