News & Perspective

Feb 19, 2014

Feb 19, 2014

News Scan for Feb 19, 2014

H5N1 case in Cambodia
Vaccinating without a cold chain
Zoonotic, foodborne agents in Europe
More polio funding

Nov 08, 2013

Nov 08, 2013

Flu Scan for Nov 08, 2013

Flu activity up slightly
H5N1 in Cambodia

Oct 24, 2013

Oct 24, 2013

News Scan for Oct 24, 2013

WHO on recent H7N9 case
Histoplasmosis in Montana
WHO anti-malaria efforts
Polio actions over Syrian situation

Feb 09, 2012

Feb 09, 2012

Undetected H5N1 cases seem few, but questions persist

(CIDRAP News) – The fatality rate for officially confirmed human cases of H5N1 avian influenza infection is a stunningly high 59% (345 deaths in 584 cases). But the current controversy over publishing data about transmissible H5N1 viruses has revived a debate about whether the virus is as lethal as those numbers say.

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