News & Perspective

Dec 10, 2014

Dec 10, 2014

News Scan for Dec 10, 2014

Outbreaks from raw milk up
Malaria mortality sinking
9-strain HPV vaccine
Neonate Legionnaires' death

Aug 04, 2015

Aug 04, 2015

News Scan for Aug 04, 2015

Ebola vaccine trial
Legionellosis in South Bronx
Raw milk cheese
Childhood vaccine coadministration
Vaccination attitudes

Aug 06, 2015

Aug 06, 2015

News Scan for Aug 06, 2015

H5N1 in Ghana, Ivory Coast
Endoscope contamination
Ebola response and research
Legionella in the Bronx
Vaccine exemptions and pertussis

Aug 11, 2015

Aug 11, 2015

News Scan for Aug 11, 2015

NY Legionnaires' update
RSV vaccine in seniors
Flu clinic visit patterns
Chickenpox vaccine and shingles

Aug 13, 2015

Aug 13, 2015
Water fountain

Tainted drinking water plays important role in waterborne disease

Legionella found to claim prime spot in more than half of outbreaks related to water.

Aug 21, 2015

Aug 21, 2015

News Scan for Aug 21, 2015

NY Legionella source
H5N6 in Vietnam
C diff virulence
Jamboree-linked meningococcal disease outbreak
Airborne spread of swine viruses

Oct 01, 2015

Oct 01, 2015

News Scan for Oct 01, 2015

More support for VSV-EBOV
HHS preparedness resources
New Bronx Legionella cases

Jun 07, 2016

Jun 07, 2016
Legionella testing

CDC: Water system management key to curbing rise in Legionnaires'

Infections with Legionella bacteria have quadrupled since 2000, and the CDC says outbreaks are preventable through proper management of water systems, such as cooling towers.

Nov 10, 2016

Nov 10, 2016

News Scan for Nov 10, 2016

FluMist investigation findings
Saudi MERS total grows
Measles update
Legionella adaptation

Jun 06, 2017

Jun 06, 2017
shower head

CDC: Most healthcare-acquired Legionnaires' cases could be prevented

Poorly maintained water systems are typically to blame, and those in long-term care facilities are especially vulnerable.

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