News & Perspective

Jul 31, 2013

Jul 31, 2013

Iowa details clues in Cyclospora probe, stays mum on names

Six more cases reported, and officials fill in more background on their investigation.

Jul 31, 2013

News Scan for Jul 31, 2013

MERS questionnaire
Honduras dengue emergency
Polio vaccination killing
Restaurant outbreak guidance
Approval path for antibiotics

Jul 30, 2013

Jul 30, 2013
The IDPH has linked the Cyclospora outbreak to a salad mix containing iceberg and romaine lettuce, as well as carrots and red cabbage.

Iowa, Nebraska link Cyclospora cases to bagged salad mix

Health departments in Iowa and Nebraska today linked Cyclospora infections to prepackaged salad mix.

Jul 30, 2013

News Scan for Jul 30, 2013

Colombia ousts river blindness
Vaccine-derived polio in India
Danish Salmonella trends

Jul 29, 2013

Jul 29, 2013

More states report Cyclospora cases; total reaches 373

Illnesses in four additional states may be linked to the multistate outbreak.

Jul 29, 2013

News Scan for Jul 29, 2013

H7N9 vaccine
Malaria drug warning
WHO on latest MERS case
Avian flu in Nepal

Jul 26, 2013

Jul 26, 2013
Hospitalized patient

Study outlines how MERS and SARS are alike, differ

More MERS patients had preexisting health problems and were much more likely to die.

Jul 26, 2013
Fresh fruit and vegetables

FDA unveils rules to boost imported food safety

The FDA proposed two new rules to enhance the safety of imported foods, to positive reviews.

Jul 26, 2013

News Scan for Jul 26, 2013

Two new H3N2v cases
Hepatitis B and C in Europe
H7N7 in South Africa

Jul 25, 2013

Jul 25, 2013
Hajj pilgrims

WHO issues MERS travel advice; new case reported

Would-be pilgrims to Saudi Arabia who have chronic conditions should consult a health provider, the WHO says.


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