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Jan 23, 2020

Jan 23, 2020
Hong Kong woman wearing surgical mask

WHO holds off on nCoV emergency declaration as cases soar

Also, CEPI announces a major push to develop vaccines as cases top 600.

Jan 20, 2020

Jan 20, 2020
Blurry health workers in hallway

New coronavirus infects health workers, spreads to Korea

Fourteen health workers are now infected in the 218-case nCoV outbreak.

Jan 17, 2020

Jan 17, 2020
Asian boy in airport

As Thailand notes 2nd nCoV case, CDC begins airport screening

Screening will begin at airports in New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

Jan 16, 2020

Jan 16, 2020

News Scan for Jan 16, 2020

Another Saudi MERS case
Tests negative in Kentucky probe
New flu vaccine candidate for seniors
E coli in salad mix
Avian flu outbreaks

Jan 13, 2020

Jan 13, 2020
Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok

Thailand finds Wuhan novel coronavirus in traveler from China

The woman has no fever or respiratory symptoms and may go home soon.

Jan 11, 2020

Jan 11, 2020
Closeup of glove performing PCR test

China releases genetic data on new coronavirus, now deadly

Officials put the case count at 41 and note how the new virus relates to the SARS virus.

Jan 09, 2020

Jan 09, 2020
DNA sequencing test

More details emerge on new coronavirus in Wuhan cluster

The virus seems to group with the betacoronaviruses, the genus that includes the SARS virus and MERS-CoV.

Dec 31, 2019

Dec 31, 2019

News Scan for Dec 31, 2019

Unexplained pneumonia in China
Ebola returns to DRC hot spot
MERS death in Saudi Arabia

Nov 18, 2019

Nov 18, 2019

News Scan for Nov 18, 2019

Ebola in the DRC
MERS infects Saudi man
Innovative duodenoscope
Hand, foot, & mouth disease vaccine

Apr 05, 2019

Apr 05, 2019

News Scan for Apr 05, 2019

More MERS in Khafji
H7N9 avian flu case in China
Polio in Afghanistan

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