News & Perspective

May 31, 2016

May 31, 2016

News Scan for May 31, 2016

Costs vs benefits of new antibiotics
More chikungunya
Arizona measles outbreak
Gender and pneumococcal disease
Lassa fever in Nigeria

May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016
Aedes aegypti mosquito

Zika found in wild mosquitoes; US reviews Wolbachia use

Also, PAHO posts ethics guidance, and Colombia and Costa Rica note microcephaly.

May 24, 2016

News Scan for May 24, 2016

Yellow fever immunization
Chikungunya cases top 100,000
4-strain cell-based flu vaccine

May 20, 2016

May 20, 2016

News Scan for May 20, 2016

Yellow fever in Angola
US flu activity drops
Smallpox vaccine order
Bivalent polio vaccine

May 16, 2016

May 16, 2016

News Scan for May 16, 2016

Saudi MERS case
More chikungunya infections
H5N1 illness in Egypt

May 10, 2016

May 10, 2016

News Scan for May 10, 2016

Gain-of-function research policy
New chikungunya cases
MDR-TB treatment

May 06, 2016

May 06, 2016
fetal ultrasound

Lab study reveals Zika damage mechanism in fetal brain

In other developments, a transgenic mosquito project is in the works for Grand Cayman and Spain reported a travel-linked microcephaly case.

Apr 29, 2016

Apr 29, 2016
PCR strip

FDA OKs emergency use for first commercial Zika test

Also, the first US Zika death was reported and local transmission was announced in St. Barthelemy.

Apr 27, 2016

Apr 27, 2016
White House

White House steps up call for action on Zika funds

The White House is stepping up calls for Congress to pass $1.9 billion in emergency funding.

Apr 25, 2016

Apr 25, 2016

News Scan for Apr 25, 2016

Global malaria successes
Chikungunya spike
Yellow fever in Peru, China
Tanzania cholera

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