News & Perspective

Jun 22, 2016

Jun 22, 2016
Vaccination in Africa

WHO details $72 million yellow fever response plan

The $72 million plan focuses on vaccination, as well as on early detection and case management.

Jun 17, 2016

Jun 17, 2016
yellow fever vaccine

WHO approves fractional dosing to stretch yellow fever vaccine supply

The disease persists in Angola, local cases were reported in a new part of the DRC's Kinshasa province, and investigators are looking at cases in other nations.

Jun 09, 2016

Jun 09, 2016
Aedes aegypti mosquito

WHO plans to stretch vaccine as yellow fever persists in Africa

Yellow fever stubbornly persists and is spreading, despite a major influx of vaccine.

Jun 02, 2016

Jun 02, 2016
Yellow fever vaccination

Yellow fever persists in Angola, DRC; suspected cases probed elsewhere

Angola has almost 3,000 cases, while 3 new nations probe possible infections.

May 27, 2016

May 27, 2016

News Scan for May 27, 2016

Yellow fever in Angola
Curtain closing on US flu season
FDA import risk protocol

May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016

News Scan for May 24, 2016

Yellow fever immunization
Chikungunya cases top 100,000
4-strain cell-based flu vaccine

May 17, 2016

May 17, 2016

News Scan for May 17, 2016

MERS details
H7N9 cases in China
Yellow fever emergency panel
Salmonella tied to greens
Global meningitis seasonality

May 13, 2016

May 13, 2016
Yellow fever vaccine

Yellow fever expands in Angola; vaccination set for DRC, Uganda

DRC and Uganda are set to mobilize almost 3 million vaccine doses.

May 10, 2016

May 10, 2016
Yellow fever vaccine facility

Yellow fever outbreak control stymied by low vaccine supply, urban spread

Angola, the hardest-hit country, has 2,267 suspected cases and 292 deaths.

May 06, 2016

May 06, 2016
fetal ultrasound

Lab study reveals Zika damage mechanism in fetal brain

In other developments, a transgenic mosquito project is in the works for Grand Cayman and Spain reported a travel-linked microcephaly case.

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