News & Perspective

Jun 01, 2017

Jun 01, 2017
Girl with chick

Salmonella tied to live poultry sickens 372 in 47 states

So far 71 people have been hospitalized, and 36% of the sick patients are children.

Jun 01, 2017

Zika Scan for Jun 01, 2017

US Zika birth defects
WHO vector control program

Jun 02, 2017

Jun 02, 2017
Miami Beach skyline

Zika-related travel restrictions lifted for Miami-Dade

Restrictions are lifted because the area has had no Zika activity for more than 45 days.

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.

Jun 08, 2017

Jun 08, 2017
Infant head circumference

CDC notes 5% rate of Zika birth defects in US territories

The findings are consistent with an earlier report on women in US states.

Jun 15, 2017

Jun 15, 2017
Hospital patient with IV

CDC: 'Chronic Lyme' treatments carry serious risk

Patients experienced serious complications and bacterial infections after treatments.

Jun 19, 2017

Jun 19, 2017
Manhatten skyline

NYC officials probe Legionnaires' cluster in Lennox Hill

One of the 7 cases, involving a nonagenarian, proved fatal.

Jun 22, 2017

Jun 22, 2017
mother with newborn

Study: First Zika microcephaly wave in Brazil was outlier

Also, a new US report outlines the usefulness of testing placental and fetal tissue.

Jun 23, 2017

Jun 23, 2017
Ebola response

US cities' Ebola lessons yield readiness checklist

Also, a new study estimates that safe burials may have saved 1,400 to 10,400 lives in West Africa's outbreak.

Jun 26, 2017

Jun 26, 2017
DNA analysis

Genetic analysis of H7N9 finds adaptations, clade patterns

Current viruses fall into 2 geographically separate clades.

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