News & Perspective

Feb 03, 2015

Feb 03, 2015

Avian Flu Scan for Feb 03, 2015

CDC avian flu update, guidance
More H5N1 in Egypt
H7N9 cases in China
Avian flu in Israel, Vietnam

Feb 02, 2015

Feb 02, 2015
Sampling duck for avian flu

Avian flu findings reported in 6 far-flung nations

Avian flu caused by various strains was confirmed in the US, UK, Israel, Japan, Bulgaria, and South Korea.

Jan 27, 2015

Jan 27, 2015
Lagos, Nigeria

Nigeria, Israel, West Bank fight avian flu in poultry

Also, US officials report more details on the H5N8 outbreak on a California turkey farm.

Jan 20, 2015

Jan 20, 2015
Turkey flock in farm building

Tests reveal H5N1 in Israeli turkeys, four countries report other strains

No let-up has occurred over the past few days in detections of several highly pathogenic H5 avian flu strains in poultry and wild birds.

Sep 29, 2014

Sep 29, 2014

News Scan for Sep 29, 2014

More Caribbean chikungunya
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Syrian measles-vaccine error
'Cytokine storm' drug

May 05, 2014

May 05, 2014
Child receiving vaccine

International polio spread triggers WHO emergency declaration

WHO Director-General Margaret Chan declared polio's spread this year to be a public health emergency, and she spelled out temporary steps for curbing the threat.

Jan 13, 2014

Jan 13, 2014

News Scan for Jan 13, 2014

Salmonella chicken recall
Israeli anthrax vaccine payout

Oct 16, 2013

Oct 16, 2013

News Scan for Oct 16, 2013

Anthrax attack first response
Poliovirus in Israel

Sep 26, 2013

Sep 26, 2013

News Scan for Sep 26, 2013

Flu vaccine strain selection
Electronic lab reporting
European polio risk
Emergency Twitter Alerts

Sep 10, 2013

Sep 10, 2013

News Scan for Sep 10, 2013

Possible MERS vaccine candidate
US Cyclospora cases
More poliovirus in Israel
UK drug-resistance plan

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