News & Perspective

Mar 31, 2014

Mar 31, 2014

Tests confirm Ebola infections in Liberia

Lab tests have confirmed Ebola in two patients from a district that borders Guinea.

Mar 31, 2014
Camel and man silhouette

WHO revises guidance on MERS case-control studies

The WHO has revised its guidance on studies to pinpoint how the virus is infecting people.

Mar 31, 2014

H7N9 sickens 3 more in 3 Chinese provinces

Also, researchers noted connections between positive market findings and human H7N9 cases.

Mar 31, 2014

News Scan for Mar 31, 2014

H5N1 returns to Laos
Cheese-linked Salmonella outbreak
HPV in new couples

Mar 28, 2014

Mar 28, 2014
H3N2 influenza

Study: Mutations during egg step cut last year's flu vaccine effectiveness

Canadian scientists may have solved the mystery of low vaccine efficacy against the H3N2 strain.

Mar 28, 2014

WHO sees camels as MERS source, but route uncertain

The WHO says it's not clear how the virus is jumping to humans, as Saudi Arabia reports a new case.

Mar 28, 2014

News Scan for Mar 28, 2014

More Ebola in Guinea
US, European flu activity
Cat-to-human bovine TB
UK scarlet fever surge

Mar 27, 2014

Mar 27, 2014
Africa graveyard

Four Ebola cases confirmed in Guinea's capital

The number of suspected and confirmed cases in the nation climbed from 86 to 103.

Mar 27, 2014

News Scan for Mar 27, 2014

6 new Heartland cases
Cutting back on animal antibiotics
Polio elimination in SE Asia
Mar 27, 2014

Flu Scan for Mar 27, 2014

H7N9 case, death in China
Flu vaccine and PICU illness
Markers for flu immunity


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