News & Perspective

Jun 16, 2014

Jun 16, 2014
Aedes mosquito

Caribbean chikungunya cases top 170,000

Cases of the mosquito-borne disease in the region grew by more than 35,000 in 1 week.

Jun 10, 2014

Jun 10, 2014
Ebola virus

More Ebola cases, deaths reported in West Africa

Guinea has reported 7 new cases, the WHO says, and Sierra Leone reported 8.

Jun 09, 2014

Jun 09, 2014
Hispaniola map

Chikungunya rises in Caribbean as US notes imported cases

Cases in the Caribbean top 135,000, as the US announces 3 new imported cases.

Jun 06, 2014

Jun 06, 2014

News Scan for Jun 06, 2014

More West Africa Ebola
Lab-linked Salmonella outbreak
Public health at World Cup
Neglected zoonotic diseases

Jun 05, 2014

Jun 05, 2014
Baby camel nursing

As MERS cases keep coming, Saudis to test camels

Saudi officials plan to test all domestic camels for MERS-CoV and note two more human cases.

Jun 02, 2014

Jun 02, 2014
mosquitoes

Chikungunya cases surge in Dominican Republic, Haiti

Chikungunya cases are quickly growing in the region's Latin areas.

May 27, 2014

May 27, 2014

News Scan for May 27, 2014

Heartland virus in Oklahoma
More Caribbean chikungunya
Hepatitis B screening
WHA on drug resistance

May 23, 2014

May 23, 2014

News Scan for May 23, 2014

63,000 Caribbean chikungunya cases
Further declining flu
H7N9 case in China

May 19, 2014

May 19, 2014
N95 respirators

COMMENTARY: Protecting health workers from airborne MERS-CoV—learning from SARS

Compelling evidence and prudence dictate higher levels of respiratory protection for health workers.

May 16, 2014

May 16, 2014
Mideast from space

Saudi Arabia reports 6 more MERS cases, 3 deaths

Saudi Arabia has 6 new cases and 3 deaths, while the ECDC weighs in on recent trends.

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