News & Perspective

May 07, 2019

May 07, 2019
Piglet in person's arms

Feds cite flu, Salmonella, MERS, Lyme among zoonotic threats

Other high-priority diseases include West Nile, plague, rabies, and brucellosis.

Jan 30, 2019

Jan 30, 2019

News Scan for Jan 30, 2019

Saudi MERS case
Consumer food safety practices
Pandemic response innovation

Jan 10, 2018

Jan 10, 2018

News Scan for Jan 10, 2018

Ebola antibody findings
USDA egg product rule
1918 pandemic flu severity

May 02, 2017

May 02, 2017
US Treasury Department

US budget plan includes support for readiness, research, response

The plan includes a $2.8 billion boost to HHS but cuts to global health.

Mar 16, 2017

Mar 16, 2017
NIH researcher

Trump's budget cuts 20% of NIH; groups express outrage

The budget supports earlier commitment to Gavi vaccine initiatives but dials back funds for other global health efforts.

Sep 14, 2016

Sep 14, 2016

Flu Scan for Sep 14, 2016

US H5N2 virus comparison
Pandemic vaccine grant

Dec 21, 2015

Dec 21, 2015
DC skyline

Infectious disease efforts see gains in 2016 budget approval

The NIH sees its biggest boost in 12 years, and other public health initiatives benefit, too.

Jul 23, 2015

Jul 23, 2015

News Scan for Jul 23, 2015

MERS in Saudi Arabia
H5N2 vaccine in chickens
Experimental Marburg drug
Klebsiella in retail meat
Epidemic threat poll
EV-D68 rapid test

May 28, 2015

May 28, 2015

News Scan for May 28, 2015

More avian flu in Minnesota, Iowa
Respiratory protection for HCWs
Funding for Haiti

Jan 16, 2014

Jan 16, 2014
US Capitol

US budget bill restores some funding for public health

The bill provides increases for the CDC, DHS, and FDA and funds for pandemic readiness.

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