News & Perspective

Jun 28, 2013

Jun 28, 2013
Transmission electron micrograph of MERS-CoV

WHO revises MERS-CoV surveillance advice

The WHO updated its MERS-CoV advice to align it with recent findings on diagnosis and incubation.

Jun 28, 2013
Live Poultry

Poultry contact, chronic illness cited as H7N9 risk factors

A study of H7N9 risk factors found that exposure to live poultry was the main driver.

Jun 28, 2013

News Scan for Jun 28, 2013

VRSA in Latin America
Safe West Nile spraying
Kenya polio vaccination
Jun 28, 2013

Flu Scan for Jun 28, 2013

GBS risk with flu, vaccine
Flu viruses in Alaska birds

Jun 27, 2013

Jun 27, 2013

Indiana reports four fair-linked H3N2v cases

Indiana officials reported four H3N2v infections in people who attended the same county fair.

Jun 27, 2013

News Scan for Jun 27, 2013

H7 in plane passenger
West Nile in US
Pomegranate recall
Polio drive donation
Salmonella from blood draw

Jun 26, 2013

Jun 26, 2013
This is a photomicrograph of Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria having been grown from a blood culture.

Analysis: Flu may boost bacterial pneumonia 100-fold

Influenza can boost the likelihood of bacterial pneumonia 100-fold, according to a new study.

Jun 26, 2013
A fresh market in Shanghai City, China

Shanghai man dies from H7N9 infection

Shanghai health officials today reported another death from H7N9 flu, in a man whose wife was among the city's first H7N9 victims.

Jun 26, 2013

News Scan for Jun 26, 2013

Flu vaccine efficacy
WHO and MERS cases
Dengue in Asia-Pacific
Polio fund-raising
Jun 26, 2013

Food Safety Scan for Jun 26, 2013

Deadline for FSMA rules
More hepatitis A cases


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