News & Perspective

Dec 30, 2013

Dec 30, 2013
Marigot, St. Martin

Caribbean chikungunya outbreak grows, poses threat to US

Cases have grown to 66 on the French side of St. Martin, which may elevate the US risk.

Dec 27, 2013

Dec 27, 2013
Electromicrograph of pH1N1 influenza virus

US flu activity keeps climbing

A number of parameters indicate rapid spread in some US regions, with 2009 H1N1 the predominant strain.

Dec 27, 2013

News Scan for Dec 27, 2013

WHO confirms MERS cases
Pandemic planning tool

Dec 26, 2013

Dec 26, 2013

Flu Scan for Dec 26, 2013

H7N9 cytokine findings
Health provider H1N1 alert
H5N2 in China chickens
Flu on South African ostrich farms
Testosterone and vaccine response

Dec 20, 2013

Dec 20, 2013
Doctors office

Texas cluster part of rising H1N1 activity in state, nation

News of a severe ILI cluster in Texas parallels a dramatic flu rise—mostly from H1N1—in the region and nation.

Dec 19, 2013

Dec 19, 2013

News Scan for Dec 19, 2013

Salmonella outbreak grows
Botulism in Texas
Q fever lessons

Dec 18, 2013

Dec 18, 2013
IV drip

Texas health officials probe severe flu-like illness cluster

An flu-like illness cluster has hospitalized eight people with severe infections, four of them fatal, and tests show 2009 H1N1 flu in one of the survivors.

Dec 18, 2013

News Scan for Dec 18, 2013

CDC on chikungunya
Meningitis, rotavirus grants
Polio in Pakistan

Dec 17, 2013

Dec 17, 2013

Infectious disease scorecard reveals state gaps, makes recommendations

Ratings on 10 key indicators of the nation's level of protection gives 'clarion call' to improve upon prevention and control.

Dec 16, 2013

Dec 16, 2013

Flu Scan for Dec 16, 2013

More H7N9 cases in China
Common respiratory viruses


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