News & Perspective

Jun 07, 2013

Jun 07, 2013

WHO, CDC issue new H7N9 assessments and guidance

Though no new novel H7N9 avian flu cases have been reported since the end of May, response and preparedness activities are under way, with the World Health Organization (WHO) updating its risk assessment and US officials issuing and tweaking guidance documents.

Jun 07, 2013

WHO raises its MERS-CoV count to 55 cases, 31 deaths

The World Health Organization (WHO) today updated its global count of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases to 55, including 31 fatalities, by including a previously reported Saudi case as the country reported a new one.

Jun 07, 2013

News Scan for Jun 07, 2013

Salmonella from chicks
African meningitis drop
Polio in India and Pakistan
Jun 07, 2013

Flu Scan for Jun 07, 2013

H5N1 in Egypt
Host-response virus study