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Aug 16, 2018

Aug 16, 2018
vaccine research

CEPI announces new collaboration and funding for Lassa vaccine

The announcement comes as Nigeria is experiencing its largest outbreak, with 481 confirmed cases reported as of last week, 133 of them fatal.

Jul 17, 2017

Jul 17, 2017
infant vaccination

WHO: 1 in 10 infants received no vaccinations last year

Babies living in countries affected by conflict made up more than half of the total of unvaccinated group.

Apr 20, 2016

Apr 20, 2016
Zika Americas map

Maps predict areas favorable for Zika spread

Study says 2.2 billion people live in areas suitable for Zika spread, and over the next year more than 5 million babies will be born in vulnerable parts of the Americas.

Feb 18, 2016

Feb 18, 2016
La Guardia Airport

CDC to end Ebola-related screening of travelers from Guinea

The move signals the end of enhanced screening in the United States related to West Africa's Ebola outbreak.

Dec 16, 2015

Dec 16, 2015
Flock of geese

Number of avian flu outbreaks in France doubles, to 30

In addition to new HPAI poultry infections in 3 French states, more outbreaks seen in Vietnam and Nigeria.

Aug 18, 2015

Aug 18, 2015
Two hens

Report finds $1.2 billion in Iowa avian flu damage

Iowa took an economic hit of about $1.2 billion from this year's avian flu outbreaks.

May 13, 2015

May 13, 2015
Turkey

Avian influenza strikes again in South Dakota, Iowa

H5N2 has turned up on 2 more South Dakota turkey farms, and Iowa has a new suspected outbreak.

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 26, 2015

Jan 26, 2015
Farm turkeys

H5N8 virus surfaces on California turkey farm

H5N8 has now been found in US commercial poultry after infecting wild birds and backyard flocks.

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.

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