News & Perspective

Jan 19, 2017

Jan 19, 2017

News Scan for Jan 19, 2017

Avian flu in Europe, India, Niger
Sepsis and antibiotic Rx
More yellow fever in Brazil
Meningococcal protection
Pre-surgery baths

Jan 18, 2017

Jan 18, 2017

News Scan for Jan 18, 2017

Brazil mosquito control
Lingering Ebola symptoms
More chikungunya
Antimicrobial-coated sutures
Center for Health Security move

Jan 17, 2017

Jan 17, 2017

News Scan for Jan 17, 2017

More Saudi MERS
Potential CDC funding cuts
Yellow fever in Brazil

Dec 30, 2016

Dec 30, 2016
Tom Frieden, CDC director

CDC reviews Zika actions as response nears 1-year mark

"Fighting Zika is the most complex epidemic response CDC has taken on," Frieden says.

Dec 28, 2016

Dec 28, 2016
Zika pipette

Florida reports more local Zika cases; FDA warns of possible IgM test problems

Also, a review of blood samples suggests Zika-linked microcephaly in Hawaii as far back as 2009.

Dec 28, 2016

News Scan for Dec 28, 2016

More Saudi MERS cases
Abx prescription feedback
Pakistan polio update
Chikungunya update

Dec 14, 2016

Dec 14, 2016
Newborn resting on mom

Two studies highlight risk of fetal Zika damage

The data show different rates of defects but shed light on the link between exposure timing and poor outcomes.

Dec 09, 2016

Dec 09, 2016
Zika-free baby

Study confirms 4-fold rise in Zika microcephaly in Colombia

The report adds to the growing body of literature linking Zika to a rise in microcephaly.

Dec 08, 2016

Dec 08, 2016
Zika virus

Zika linked to hearing and vision complications in adults

Also, New York's first 80 cases point to the usefulness of urine testing for diagnosis.

Dec 01, 2016

Dec 01, 2016

Groups report first Zika glaucoma, new 'minibrain' findings

Findings from "minibrain" experiments raise new questions on how Zika infects developing fetal brain cells.

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