News & Perspective

Nov 17, 2015

Nov 17, 2015

Flu Scan for Nov 17, 2015

Avian flu in Nigeria, South Korea
Global flu at low levels

Oct 26, 2015

Oct 26, 2015
Surgical mask on plane

Korea highlights MERS super-spreaders, reports death

Officials said 5 super-spreaders caused 83% of cases, and they confirmed a new MERS death.

Oct 22, 2015

Oct 22, 2015

News Scan for Oct 22, 2015

Physician HPV vaccine lapses
Avian flu outbreaks in 4 nations
Zika virus in the Americas

Oct 13, 2015

Oct 13, 2015

News Scan for Oct 13, 2015

Saudi MERS case, Korea quarantine
Listeria in caramel apples
High-dose flu vaccine in elderly

Oct 12, 2015

Oct 12, 2015
MERS virus

MERS sickens 3 in Saudi Arabia as Korean patient relapses

After going 8 days without a case, Saudi Arabia reports 3 in young foreign women.

Sep 22, 2015

Sep 22, 2015

Avian Flu Scan for Sep 22, 2015

Avian flu in Korea, Nigeria
Poultry H5N2 vaccine approved
H7N9 in the environment

Sep 16, 2015

Sep 16, 2015

News Scan for Sep 16, 2015

Two new Saudi MERS cases
More cuke-linked Salmonella
Persistence of anthrax spores

Sep 03, 2015

Sep 03, 2015
Camel in truck

Panel says no MERS emergency amid rising concerns

The group based much of its findings on an Aug 23 WHO mission to Saudi Arabia.

Sep 01, 2015

Sep 01, 2015
Hospital gurney

WHO confirms hospital MERS outbreak in Jordan

Also, Saudi officials reported four more cases from Riyadh, and South Korea announced new prevention steps in the wake of its outbreak.

Aug 11, 2015

Aug 11, 2015
Camel truck

New findings build case for camel-human MERS transmission

Also, Saudi authorities reported four more cases in a steadily growing Riyadh outbreak.


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