News & Perspective

Dec 03, 2015

Dec 03, 2015

News Scan for Dec 03, 2015

CRE 'superbug' in US
Ebola, neglected disease R&D

Dec 02, 2015

Dec 02, 2015
Ebola test lab

Ebola study ties viral blood levels to death rate

Viremia levels appear to be a strong predictor of death, according to a study of nearly 700 patients in Guinea.

Nov 03, 2015

Nov 03, 2015

News Scan for Nov 03, 2015

Ebola travel updates
Axing vaccine refusers
H5N2 in Taiwan, South Africa
West Nile hits birds hard

Oct 29, 2015

Oct 29, 2015

Panel report recommends blueprint for fixing biodefense gaps

Recommendations include executive-level management that spells out a national plan, pulls together a policy council, and unifies the biodefense budget.

Oct 15, 2015

Oct 15, 2015
Ebola quarantine tape

CDC says 17 states went beyond Ebola monitoring policies

A CDC review finds that 17 states exceeded the agency's Ebola screening and monitoring policies.

Oct 15, 2015

News Scan for Oct 15, 2015

Countermeasures for emerging disease
More cuke Salmonella
H5 in Nigeria, Gaza
Invasive mosquitoes
Super-spreading events

Oct 14, 2015

Oct 14, 2015
Ebola nurses

Study: Most health workers infected in non-Ebola settings

Researchers also report promising findings in monkeys for a new antiviral, and CDC experts discuss response steps.

Oct 01, 2015

Oct 01, 2015

News Scan for Oct 01, 2015

More support for VSV-EBOV
HHS preparedness resources
New Bronx Legionella cases

Sep 30, 2015

Sep 30, 2015
Ebola contact tracing

Guinea reports 4 Ebola cases; WHO details response reforms

In other developments, the HHS announced more funding for a rapid Ebola test.

Sep 21, 2015

Sep 21, 2015

Ebola Scan for Sep 21, 2015

Entry screening for Liberia travelers
Probe into Sierra Leone response
Ebola drug agreement


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