News & Perspective

Apr 15, 2019

Apr 15, 2019
Measles virion

With 90 more measles cases, US nears record year

US cases have climbed to 555 and at the current pace would eclipse 2014's total within weeks.

Apr 15, 2019

News Scan for Apr 15, 2019

Saudi MERS case
Salmonella melon outbreak
H5 avian flu in 3 countries
Vectorborne disease and climate

Apr 12, 2019

Apr 12, 2019
Sloppy joe

CDC ties ground beef to E coli outbreak, but source still unknown

Case counts climb to 109, making it the 3rd-largest E coli outbeak in 20 years.

Apr 12, 2019
Young girl sick in bed

US flu still elevated; study finds higher impact on young kids

Canadian data show that kids under 10 years may be especially vulnerable to the H1N1 strain.

Apr 12, 2019

News Scan for Apr 12, 2019

Flu deaths in remote Laos
Avian flu outbreaks in 2 countries

Apr 11, 2019

Apr 11, 2019

News Scan for Apr 11, 2019

Zika risk in Europe
MSM chlamydia, gonorrhea

Apr 10, 2019

Apr 10, 2019
Candida auris

Novel antifungal shows early promise against Candida auris

Though success has been shown in only 2 patients, recruitment of more patients is under way.

Apr 10, 2019

News Scan for Apr 10, 2019

More E coli O103 cases
BARDA countermeasure effort
Cholera in Mozambique

Apr 08, 2019

Apr 08, 2019

News Scan for Apr 08, 2019

US measles surge
Saudi MERS cases
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Waning pertussis vaccine effect
Vaccine allergies

Apr 05, 2019

Apr 05, 2019
E coli bacteria up close

Source still unknown in 72-case, 5-state E coli outbreak

Patients range in age from 1 to 74 years, but at least half are children.

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