News & Perspective

Dec 09, 2014

Dec 09, 2014
Ebola decontamination

CDC probes Ebola in Sierra Leone health workers, response gaps

Ebola incidence in Sierra Leone health workers was 100-fold that of the general population.

Dec 09, 2014
Patient being loaded into ambulance

Revised health preparedness index grades US at 7.4 out of 10

The score suggests the nation has substantial health security but also room to improve.

Dec 08, 2014

Dec 08, 2014
Ebola decontamination

Ebola transit units boost response; outbreak total hits 17,800

As groups tailor their response, the outbreak hits 17,800 cases, 6,331 deaths.

Dec 08, 2014

News Scan for Dec 08, 2014

New Saudi MERS case
More chikungunya cases
H7N9 in China
Lower RSV death rate

Dec 05, 2014

Dec 05, 2014
H3N2 virus

CDC's flu warning raises questions about vaccine match

An H3N2 mismatch may portend a tough season and raises vaccine questions.

Dec 05, 2014
PCR typing tray

CDC profiles Ebola queries; UN worker sickened in Liberia

The CDC has fielded Ebola questions about 650 people, with 61 (9%) tested for the disease.

Dec 05, 2014

News Scan for Dec 05, 2014

New Saudi MERS case
More Salmonella from sprouts
Listeria outbreak in cheese over
Dec 05, 2014

Flu Scan for Dec 05, 2014

US flu activity up slightly
H5N1 in India, H5N8 in Japan

Dec 04, 2014

Dec 04, 2014
Farm turkey

Tests confirm high-path H5N2 in British Columbia poultry

Canadan officials confirm high-path H5N2, while the Netherlands and India combat more H5 in birds.

Dec 04, 2014

Flu Scan for Dec 04, 2014

Flu risks in kids
H7N9 case in China


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