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Aug 07, 2018

Aug 07, 2018
Ebola virus

Genetic tests confirm separate DRC Ebola outbreak; vaccination begins tomorrow

So far, there are 43 confirmed and probable cases, and health officials are probing 46 additional supected illnesses.

Jul 31, 2018

Jul 31, 2018

News Scan for Jul 31, 2018

DRC probes febrile illness outbreak
New Cyclospora health alert
VHF outbreaks in Uganda
CAR monkeypox cases rise
Dengue cocirculation in China

Jul 24, 2018

Jul 24, 2018

News Scan for Jul 24, 2018

Dengue in pregnancy
Rift Valley fever in Uganda
FDA approves malaria drug

Jul 17, 2018

Jul 17, 2018
Ethiopian shepherd and flock

Uganda reports Rift Valley fever outbreak

The outbreak involves 2 districts in the country's "cattle corridor" and occurs as Rwanda is reporting the disease in animals and possibly people.

Jun 12, 2018

Jun 12, 2018
Kenya camels

Rift Valley fever sickens 10 in Kenya, triggers response

Several factors heighten the risk of spread, including flooding, people and animal movement, and connections to other countries.

Jun 12, 2018

News Scan for Jun 12, 2018

Tests rule out more Ebola cases
Colistin-resistant E coli in Vietnam
Orthobunyavirus research developments
Hospital precaution failure patterns
PCV and Hib vaccine impact
Global flu trends

May 07, 2018

May 07, 2018

News Scan for May 07, 2018

Largest-ever cholera vaccine drive
Hepatitis A across US
Low HPV vaccine uptake

May 04, 2018

May 04, 2018
Cholera bacteria

Yemen enters rainy season facing even more cholera

Rain, war, and other factors have helped create the largest cholera outbreak in history, researchers say.

Apr 27, 2018

Apr 27, 2018

News Scan for Apr 27, 2018

Yellow fever in Brazil
US flu continues decline
Ebola lab exposure update
New polio case in DRC
Bat immunity and Marburg virus

Apr 18, 2018

Apr 18, 2018
Malaria mom and child

Malaria meetings garner support, shed new light on spread

Researchers described tactics and tools for use in conflict and humanitarian zones and showed threats from cominated blood bank supplies.

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