News & Perspective

Nov 30, 2018

Nov 30, 2018

News Scan for Nov 30, 2018

Ebola in the DRC
Avian flu in Minnesota, South Africa
US flu continues rise

Oct 31, 2017

Oct 31, 2017

News Scan for Oct 31, 2017

H5N8 in South Africa
Puppy-linked Campylobacter
Polio in Afghanistan
Ebola deaths in seniors
Global hepatitis progress

Oct 03, 2017

Oct 03, 2017

News Scan for Oct 03, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Measles in the US
Pup-borne Campylobacter
H5N8 outbreaks
VHF vaccine contract
Kidney injury and antibiotics

Jul 24, 2017

Jul 24, 2017

News Scan for Jul 24, 2017

Zika pregnancy testing updated
Ebola detection in semen
H5N8 outbreaks
Polio in Afghanistan

Jul 08, 2016

Jul 08, 2016

News Scan for Jul 08, 2016

US Zika death
More yellow fever in Angola
CDC Ebola recap
Resistance to MDR-TB drugs
Measles in Arizona

Nov 03, 2015

Nov 03, 2015

News Scan for Nov 03, 2015

Ebola travel updates
Axing vaccine refusers
H5N2 in Taiwan, South Africa
West Nile hits birds hard

Jan 05, 2009

Jan 05, 2009

Congo confirms another Ebola case

(CIDRAP News) – The World Health Organization (WHO) recently reported that laboratory officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have confirmed a third case of Ebola hemorrhagic fever.

Laboratory analysis was performed at the DRC's national lab in Kinshasa, a lab in Franceville, Gabon, and at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases in South Africa, according to a Jan 2 statement from the WHO.

Oct 28, 2008

Oct 28, 2008

Fifth case confirmed in South African viral outbreak

(CIDRAP News) – A fifth case has been confirmed in the recent outbreak of febrile illnesses caused by a mysterious virus in South Africa, and preliminary tests have supported earlier suspicions that it is new member of the arenavirus family, South African health officials announced recently.

Oct 13, 2008

Oct 13, 2008

Tests indicate an arenavirus in South African deaths

(CIDRAP News) – The World Health Organization (WHO) said today that preliminary tests indicate that an arenavirus—possibly a previously unknown one—is responsible for the mysterious febrile disease that killed three people in South Africa and has now sickened a fourth.

Aug 20, 2007

Aug 20, 2007

Scientists net bats to look for Marburg virus source

(CIDRAP News) – The hunt for the vector responsible for spreading Marburg hemorrhagic fever took global health experts wearing protective gear to the mine entrances in a remote Ugandan forest last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) recently reported.

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