News & Perspective

Jun 17, 2019

Jun 17, 2019
Airplane with London skyline

Record US measles year adds 22 more cases

CDC experts also highlight the spread of measles in Europe, consequences for travelers, and advice for clinicians.

Jun 12, 2019

Jun 12, 2019
Ebola donning PPE

Uganda has 2 more Ebola cases as WHO reconvenes experts

A boy confirmed infected yesterday in Uganda has died, and 2 relatives have Ebola.

Jun 12, 2019
Little brown bat

CDC: Bats pose biggest rabies threat in US

New report finds that 70% of all fatal human rabies infections were caused by bats.

Jun 06, 2019

Jun 06, 2019
Ebola treatment tents

No 'reset' with Ebola outbreak, WHO official says

"We get to adapt… and make the response the best we can make it," the WHO's Mike Ryan, MD, says.

Jun 06, 2019
Girl receiving vaccine

Experts urge vaccination as US measles cases top 1,000

"Measles is an incredibly contagious and dangerous disease," HHS Secretary Azar says.

Jun 03, 2019

Jun 03, 2019
Longhorned tick

First US human bite from worrying longhorned tick noted

The tick was found on a manicured lawn and in sunny areas, which differs from other tick species.

May 30, 2019

May 30, 2019
measles child

US measles cases top record, putting elimination status at risk

A large chunk of cases are from 2 big outbreaks in and around New York City.

May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019
measles torso

US measles total climbs by 60 to reach 940 cases

In global developments, European officials warn of a growing gap in vaccine coverage, and the WHO certifies measles and rubella elimination in Bahrain, Oman, and Iran.

May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019
Boy with measles

CDC: 41 new measles cases in US, 880 total

The agency is tracking 10 active outbreaks across the country, including one involving almost 500 cases in New York City.

May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019
Polio shot

Four new polio cases in Pakistan as study tackles partial-dose vaccination

The study supports WHO guidance for conserving vaccine during shortages.

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