News & Perspective

Dec 24, 2014

Dec 24, 2014
Ebola virus

Latest Ebola outbreak profile shows varied patterns in 3 hard-hit nations

Sierra Leone's western area is seeing intense Ebola activity, and in Guinea a surge of cases in one area propelled the country into its highest weekly case incidence so far.

Dec 24, 2014

News Scan for Dec 24, 2014

Unauthorized MERS research
Listeria cases in Canada
Dec 24, 2014

Flu Scan for Dec 24, 2014

Asymptomatic H7N9 infections
Avian flu in British Columbia
Increased global flu

Dec 23, 2014

Dec 23, 2014
Africa map with syringe

African Ebola vaccine trial shows modest immune response

The authors say the findings have proved useful in creating a more potent version.

Dec 23, 2014
Mallard in flight

More avian flu reported in Vietnam, Germany

An H5 avian flu virus strikes a large poultry flock in Vietnam, while H5N8 resurfaces in Germany.

Dec 23, 2014

News Scan for Dec 23, 2014

New virus in Kansas
Listeriosis and caramel apples
Dec 23, 2014

Avian Flu Scan for Dec 23, 2014

Human H5N6 in China
H5N1 case in Egypt
H10N7 in European seals

Dec 22, 2014

Dec 22, 2014
Package of Rapivab (peramivir), a flu drug

FDA approval of peramivir makes IV flu drug available

Peramivir, made by BioCryst, is intended to be given to influenza patients in a single intravenous dose.

Dec 22, 2014

News Scan for Dec 22, 2014

Chikungunya surge in Guatemala
New MERS case
Dec 22, 2014

Flu Scan for Dec 22, 2014

H7N9 in China
European flu warning


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