News & Perspective

Feb 09, 2016

Feb 09, 2016
Fever thermometer

Late start to Northern Hemisphere flu season feels strong H1N1 impact

The CDC said it has also received recent reports of severe flu infections linked to 2009 H1N1 in young- and middle-aged adults.

Jan 26, 2016

Jan 26, 2016

Avian Flu Scan for Jan 26, 2016

H5N1, H9N2 cases in Bangladesh
H5N8 entry into Korea

Dec 08, 2015

Dec 08, 2015

News Scan for Dec 08, 2015

H7N9 vaccine
Microcephaly in Brazil
HUS treatment
Korean respiratory outbreak
Health worker safety

Dec 02, 2015

Dec 02, 2015

News Scan for Dec 02, 2015

MERS incubation & death rate
Pork Salmonella outbreak over
Polio in India

Nov 17, 2015

Nov 17, 2015

Flu Scan for Nov 17, 2015

Avian flu in Nigeria, South Korea
Global flu at low levels

Oct 26, 2015

Oct 26, 2015
Surgical mask on plane

Korea highlights MERS super-spreaders, reports death

Officials said 5 super-spreaders caused 83% of cases, and they confirmed a new MERS death.

Oct 22, 2015

Oct 22, 2015

News Scan for Oct 22, 2015

Physician HPV vaccine lapses
Avian flu outbreaks in 4 nations
Zika virus in the Americas

Oct 12, 2015

Oct 12, 2015
MERS virus

MERS sickens 3 in Saudi Arabia as Korean patient relapses

After going 8 days without a case, Saudi Arabia reports 3 in young foreign women.

Sep 03, 2015

Sep 03, 2015
Camel in truck

Panel says no MERS emergency amid rising concerns

The group based much of its findings on an Aug 23 WHO mission to Saudi Arabia.

Sep 01, 2015

Sep 01, 2015
Hospital gurney

WHO confirms hospital MERS outbreak in Jordan

Also, Saudi officials reported four more cases from Riyadh, and South Korea announced new prevention steps in the wake of its outbreak.

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