News & Perspective

Nov 26, 2013

Nov 26, 2013

News Scan for Nov 26, 2013

WHO confirms 3 MERS cases
Pertussis protection gap
More polio cases in Syria

Nov 21, 2013

Nov 21, 2013

News Scan for Nov 21, 2013

Saudi MERS death
Dengue in New York
H7N9 clusters
Rotavirus vaccine and seizures
Polio in China
Metapneumovirus in nursing homes

Nov 20, 2013

Nov 20, 2013

News Scan for Nov 20, 2013

Chicken-linked Salmonella update
Climate change and disease
MERS vaccine trial in mice
Virus-harboring African bats
Polio progress in Afghanistan

Nov 14, 2013

Nov 14, 2013

News Scan for Nov 14, 2013

Qatar reports another MERS case
MERS-CoV shell as transmission clues

Nov 13, 2013

Nov 13, 2013

News Scan for Nov 13, 2013

First MERS cases in Kuwait
Restaurant food outbreaks
Small farms and food safety

Nov 08, 2013

Nov 08, 2013

News Scan for Nov 08, 2013

MERS case in Qatar
Shutdown's impact on food inspections
Herpes vaccine trial

Nov 04, 2013

Nov 04, 2013

News Scan for Nov 04, 2013

WHO confirms fatal MERS case
H5N1 death in Cambodia
Final BSE import rule
2-dose HPV vaccine response
Childhood vaccine acceptance
Powassan virus cases

Nov 22, 2013

Nov 22, 2013
Camel and goats

WHO: Humans, animals both likely fueling MERS spread

The WHO says MERS is likely sustained by both human-to-human spread and infection from animals.

Nov 19, 2013

Nov 19, 2013
Riyadh skyline

Saudi Arabia reports 2 more MERS cases

Besides new Saudi cases, a Qatar man has died, and debate continues on the role of camels in transmission.

Nov 18, 2013

Nov 18, 2013
Kuwait Towers with Kuwaiti flag

WHO confirms Kuwait's MERS cases; Spain cites new case

The WHO today confirmed the first two MERS cases in Kuwait, and Spain may have a new case.


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