News & Perspective

Sep 03, 2013

Sep 03, 2013

News Scan for Sep 03, 2013

MERS patients' recovery
H7N7 case in Italy
AAP flu vaccine recommendation
Low global flu activity

Aug 29, 2013

Aug 29, 2013

Flu Scan for Aug 29, 2013

Michigan H3N2v case
Flu complications in kids
Fourth H7N7 outbreak in Italy

Aug 26, 2013

Aug 26, 2013

Flu Scan for Aug 26, 2013

Flu risk factor analysis
H7 virus strikes Italian turkeys

Aug 22, 2013

Aug 22, 2013
Electron micrograph of MERS-CoV

Saudis cite 2 more MERS cases; Italian cluster profiled

New cases and a death in the Riyadh region were reported, as well as in a man in Florence who apparently transmitted MERS to a niece and co-worker.

Aug 21, 2013

Aug 21, 2013

News Scan for Aug 21, 2013

Cyclospora cases in 2 more states
More human H5N1 in Cambodia
High-path H7N7 in Italy

Jul 11, 2013

Jul 11, 2013

Food Outbreak Scan for Jul 11, 2013

Salmonella outbreak recap
Salmonella and food sources
Irish link to hepatitis outbreak

Jun 07, 2013

Jun 07, 2013

WHO raises its MERS-CoV count to 55 cases, 31 deaths

The World Health Organization (WHO) today updated its global count of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases to 55, including 31 fatalities, by including a previously reported Saudi case as the country reported a new one.

Jun 06, 2013

Jun 06, 2013

Italians test negative for MERS-CoV

An Italian health official reported today that 20 people who had contact with MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) patients in Italy have tested negative for the virus, while a US company announced it has made a potential vaccine for the novel pathogen.

Jun 03, 2013

Jun 03, 2013

MERS-CoV: 2 more cases in Italy, 1 in Saudi Arabia

Two people in Italy who had contact with the country's first MERS-CoV case-patient are sick with the virus, while Saudi Arabia has another new case and three deaths in previously reported patients, health authorities reported over the weekend.

May 31, 2013

May 31, 2013

Italy resident has MERS after trip to Jordan

(CIDRAP News) – Italy announced its first Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) case today, in a man who recently spent time in Jordan, site of the first known MERS illnesses, according to media reports.

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