News & Perspective

May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019

News Scan for May 16, 2019

Antibiotics in school beef
MERS hospital outbreak analysis
Monkeypox in Singapore

Jun 27, 2018

Jun 27, 2018

News Scan for Jun 27, 2018

More suspected Ebola in the DRC
MERS vaccine clinical trial results
Dengue and Zika symptom differences

Jul 08, 2015

Jul 08, 2015
MERS-infected vero cells

Korea reports MERS deaths; WHO details Philippines case

The Philippines patient, from Finland, also traveled to Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, and Singapore.

Jun 06, 2006

Jun 06, 2006

WHO confirms Indonesian H5N1 case; nurses test negative

(CIDRAP News) – The World Health Organization (WHO) today confirmed that a 15-year-old Indonesian boy who died May 30 had H5N1 avian influenza, but the agency said four nurses who had suspicious symptoms after caring for avian flu patients were not infected.

Apr 13, 2005

Apr 13, 2005

Pandemic flu virus from 1957 mistakenly sent to labs

(CIDRAP News) – The revelation that samples of the influenza virus that caused the flu pandemic of 1957-58 were inadvertently sent to thousands of laboratories has raised fears of a new pandemic and triggered an urgent effort to destroy the samples.

Feb 09, 2004

Feb 09, 2004

Avian flu in Delaware called less threatening than Asian form

(CIDRAP News) – An outbreak of avian influenza at a farm in Delaware has been blamed on an H7 influenza virus, which does not infect humans, unlike the H5N1 subtype causing the widespread avian flu outbreaks in Asia.

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