News & Perspective

Oct 10, 2017

Oct 10, 2017

News Scan for Oct 10, 2017

Chikungunya in Europe
Ebola ring vaccination
Flu antivirals reduce ICU use

Aug 26, 2016

Aug 26, 2016

ASP News Scan for Aug 26, 2016

Drug-resistant leprosy
Antibiotic overprescribing
MRSA and diabetic foot infections
Resistant E coli in drinking water

Oct 02, 2015

Oct 02, 2015

News Scan for Oct 02, 2015

Ebola in Guinean health workers
HPV vaccine against genital warts
Flu immunization in schoolkids
Influenza A vs influenza B

Sep 01, 2015

Sep 01, 2015

News Scan for Sep 01, 2015

Ebola vaccine in Sierra Leone
Avian flu outbreaks in Vietnam
Influenza A & B illness

Jul 15, 2015

Jul 15, 2015
Freetown street scene

Ebola activity steady, back in Guinea and Sierra Leone capitals

Also, phase 2 trials just launched for two prime-boost Ebola vaccine regimens.

Nov 03, 2014

Nov 03, 2014
Africa globe

Ebola tops agenda at WHO African leaders meeting

African health ministers will nominate a new expert to lead the WHO's regional office for a 5-year term.

Sep 19, 2014

Sep 19, 2014
Jailed person

Guinea arrests six in fatal attack on Ebola team

The brutal attack occurred 3 days ago; also, Sierra Leone has imposed a curfew to combat disease spread.

Sep 17, 2014

Sep 17, 2014
Ebola virus particles

Ebola infects French MSF worker as epidemic holds spotlight

MSF reports its first case in a staffer, and a health worker with EVD in Atlanta is poised to receive convalescent serum.

May 21, 2014

May 21, 2014

News Scan for May 21, 2014

Guinea Ebola outbreak eases
Pasteur lab suspension
North American pact on health emergencies

May 23, 2011

May 23, 2011

Smallpox virus destruction talks falter at WHA

(CIDRAP News) – A World Health Assembly (WHA)committee that took up a resolution to destroy the remaining stocks of smallpox virus failed to reach an agreement today, despite a working group's attempts to find an acceptable solution.

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