News & Perspective

Nov 15, 2016

Nov 15, 2016
Gloved cleaning hand

Study: Zika virus can linger on hard surfaces

In other developments, California warned of local Zika activity in popular holiday travel destinations, including Mexico, and Florida reported one more local case.

Nov 08, 2016

Nov 08, 2016

News Scan for Nov 08, 2016

Essential medicines cost
HPV vaccine in US women
Slight chikungunya rise

Oct 26, 2016

Oct 26, 2016

News Scan for Oct 26, 2016

Jack Woodall dies
Saudi MERS case
H7N2 in ostriches
Ebola outcome in kids
Stewardship and antibiotics
Chikungunya drop

Oct 21, 2016

Oct 21, 2016

News Scan for Oct 21, 2016

More MERS in Saudi Arabia
Zika funding offer
Antibiotic de-escalation
Hep A outbreak grows
Chikungunya update

Oct 07, 2016

Oct 07, 2016
Zika virus researcher

More Zika in the US as RNA vaccine gets funding

Also, a new study provides evidence for the usefulness of IgM Zika testing for babies.

Aug 12, 2016

Aug 12, 2016
Miami park

More local Zika cases in Florida as Puerto Rico numbers soar

Cases in Puerto Rico topped 10,000, as more countries and regions reported local spread, microcephaly, and GBS.

Aug 12, 2016
Cyclospora oocyst

Cyclospora cases reported in Texas, Canada

In another development, UK health officials warned travelers about an uptick in cases linked to Mexico, particularly the Riviera Maya coast.

Aug 09, 2016

Aug 09, 2016

News Scan for Aug 09, 2016

Aerosol stability in Ebola
HIV and drug-resistant TB
Global flu status
Campylobacter infection in children
Chikungunya update

Jul 19, 2016

Jul 19, 2016

Mosquito studies show rapid Zika spread, rule out some US species

Researchers found the virus in Aedes mosquitoes near the homes of patients in southern Mexico, and another team found that two species commonly found in the US aren't likely to spread the disease.

Jul 11, 2016

Jul 11, 2016

News Scan for Jul 11, 2016

Burkholderia cepacia outbreak
More chikungunya cases


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