News & Perspective

Aug 22, 2014

Aug 22, 2014

News Scan for Aug 22, 2014

Local chikungunya in Florida
H5N6 in Vietnam
Anthrax grant

Jul 11, 2014

Jul 11, 2014
BSL-4 lab worker

More problems shutter CDC labs, prompt review

In addition to recent problems with anthrax and smallpox, high-path avian flu has now entered the mix.

Jul 03, 2014

Jul 03, 2014
Biohazard container

Controversy simmers over GOF flu research in Wisconsin

UW calls a recent UK newspaper story biased and largely wrong.

Apr 11, 2014

Apr 11, 2014

Flu Scan for Apr 11, 2014

New H7N9 case in China
US flu activity stays level
Flu centers of excellence

Sep 09, 2013

Sep 09, 2013

News Scan for Sep 09, 2013

Possible MERS drug treatment
DTaP vaccination and pertussis risk
H5N1 hurts Nepal economy
Polio efforts in Nigeria

Aug 14, 2013

Aug 14, 2013
H5N1 color electron micro

Study: Technique adds 'kill switch' to modified flu viruses

A new molecular strategy could diffuse some of the controversy over lab-modified flu viruses.

Jul 09, 2013

Jul 09, 2013
Roosting chickens

H7N9 prompts fresh look at H7 pandemic potential

Experts say some properties of H7 viruses may lend themselves to human adaptation.

Jul 06, 2012

Jul 06, 2012

FLU NEWS SCAN: Resistant H1N1, H5N1 in Indonesia

Antiviral-resistant H1N1 virus in Australia didn't spread farAn oseltamivir-resistant 2009 H1N1 virus that spread in one Australian community in 2011 apparently did not escape to a nearby large city, according to a report published in Eurosurveillance yesterday. Researchers previously reported the community spread of a resistant 2009 H1N1 virus in the Newcastle, Australia, area from June through August of 2011, the report notes.

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