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Dec 04, 2017

Dec 04, 2017

News Scan for Dec 04, 2017

H7N9, H9N2 cases in China
Saudi MERS cases
Salmonella in melons
Bats and filoviruses
C diff vaccine axed

Apr 14, 2015

Apr 14, 2015

News Scan for Apr 14, 2015

New Saudi MERS case
Disclosure of trial results
Egg outbreak sentencing
CDC travel notices

Jun 26, 2013

Jun 26, 2013

News Scan for Jun 26, 2013

Flu vaccine efficacy
WHO and MERS cases
Dengue in Asia-Pacific
Polio fund-raising

Jun 11, 2013

Jun 11, 2013

News Scan for Jun 11, 2013

MERS-CoV genetic data
Steroid-injection infections
Dengue in Singapore and Thailand

May 13, 2013

May 13, 2013

Evidence for close-contact spread of coronavirus grows

(CIDRAP News) – The World Health Organization (WHO) said the growing number of clusters of novel coronavirus (nCoV) cases offers increasing evidence that the virus can spread between people in close contact, as France confirmed the infection in a patient who shared a hospital room with the country's first case-patient.

Jul 23, 2009

Jul 23, 2009

WHO offices issue pandemic flu surveillance updates

(CIDRAP News) - The World Health Organization (WHO) recently posted surveillance and status updates for regions where the pandemic H1N1 is just gaining a foothold, including the Mideast, Africa, and parts of Asia and the Pacific, which showed Southeast Asia as the hardest hit of those areas.

Apr 13, 2005

Apr 13, 2005

Pandemic flu virus from 1957 mistakenly sent to labs

(CIDRAP News) – The revelation that samples of the influenza virus that caused the flu pandemic of 1957-58 were inadvertently sent to thousands of laboratories has raised fears of a new pandemic and triggered an urgent effort to destroy the samples.

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