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Apr 30, 2014

Apr 30, 2014
Graph showing surge

MERS surge continues; April cases top past 2 years' total

The April MERS surge continued, with 16 more cases reported in Saudi Arabia.

Apr 30, 2014

WHO: United effort key to battling bleak drug resistance scenario

The world's antibiotic resistance picture is bleak, but key steps can preserve the drugs, the WHO says.

Apr 30, 2014

News Scan for Apr 30, 2014

BioWatch 'Gen 3' system scrubbed
Measles in Alberta
Apr 30, 2014

Flu Scan for Apr 30, 2014

Stop-work order for flu antiviral
H7N9 vaccine phase 1 results

Apr 29, 2014

Apr 29, 2014
Baby camel

Study: MERS-CoV from Saudi camels matches human isolates

The results further augment the evidence that camels are a source of human infections.

Apr 29, 2014
Mecca Gate in Jeddah

Saudi MERS count grows by 6 as WHO experts arrive

The Saudi count grows to 345, including 105 deaths, as a local medical conference is shelved.

Apr 29, 2014

News Scan for Apr 29, 2014

More Ebola cases in Guinea
Youth anthrax guidance
Food safety funding
Apr 29, 2014

Flu Scan for Apr 29, 2014

New H7N9 case in China
Flu risk on planes

Apr 28, 2014

Apr 28, 2014

Two MERS antibody studies may help quest for treatment

Two research teams say they have identified antibodies against the novel virus.

Apr 28, 2014

Food Safety Scan for Apr 28, 2014

USDA food safety funds
Updated food safety guidelines


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