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Mar 07, 2016

Mar 07, 2016
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WHO reconvenes Zika panel; Philippines has possible local spread

The WHO has convened its Zika emergency committee for the 2nd time, a 3-day countermeasure meeting begins in Geneva, and a mouse study shows promise for a broad-spectrum antiviral drug.

Mar 07, 2016

News Scan for Mar 07, 2016

Ebola response errors
More chikungunya in Americas

Mar 04, 2016

Mar 04, 2016
Aedes aegypti mosquito

CDC announces Zika summit as gush of developments continues

The CDC will host a summit Apr 1, Laos has local transmission, and studies highlight key developments.

Feb 29, 2016

Feb 29, 2016

News Scan for Feb 29, 2016

UK Ebola nurse discharged again
New chikungunya cases

Feb 25, 2016

Feb 25, 2016
Breastfeeding baby

Case hints at other severe birth defects tied to Zika

Also, WHO guidance today addresses breastfeeding, microcephaly, and Guillain-Barre syndrome.

Feb 24, 2016

Feb 24, 2016
WHO's Margaret Chan and Brazil president Dilma Rousseff

WHO officials get firsthand Zika view in Brazil, Colombia

WHO and PAHO leaders continue assessing Brazil's response to its Zika outbreak.

Feb 22, 2016

Feb 22, 2016

News Scan for Feb 22, 2016

MERS in Saudi Arabia, Qatar
Chikungunya outbreak
Rising global flu
Lassa in Benin

Feb 19, 2016

Feb 19, 2016
Brazil's health minister

WHO issues Zika blood guidance, mobilizes for next steps

Also, the CDC shares new guidance on babies and children with acute infections.

Feb 15, 2016

Feb 15, 2016
Insect repellent

WHO gives overview of Zika impact; Brazil cites 300 more microcephaly cases

Also, Brazil's health ministry rejected a possible microcephaly link to larvicides, and experts are gathering for a US Zika priority workshop tomorrow.

Feb 15, 2016

News Scan for Feb 15, 2016

Hawaii declares emergency
New chikungunya cases
Ebola vaccine test in monkeys
European Medical Corps formed

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