News & Perspective

Mar 03, 2008

Mar 03, 2008

New case raises Egypt's H5N1 count to 45

(CIDRAP News) – Health officials in Egypt announced on Mar 1 that a 25-year-old woman who is hospitalized with severe respiratory symptoms has an H5N1 avian influenza infection.

Mar 03, 2008

Ricin found in sick man's Vegas hotel room

(CIDRAP News) – A Las Vegas man remained unconscious today with suspected ricin poisoning after the deadly toxin derived from castor beans was found in his Las Vegas motel room last week, according to news services.