News & Perspective

Nov 08, 2013

Nov 08, 2013

News Scan for Nov 08, 2013

MERS case in Qatar
Shutdown's impact on food inspections
Herpes vaccine trial

Oct 31, 2013

Oct 31, 2013

News Scan for Oct 31, 2013

WHO confirms 4 MERS cases
More chicken Salmonella cases
RSV candidate vaccine

Oct 18, 2013

Oct 18, 2013

Work resumes at federal public health agencies

Key public health tasks, like flu surveillance, science communication, and lab testing, have resumed.

Oct 14, 2013

Oct 14, 2013

Flu Scan for Oct 14, 2013

Global flu activity
H7N9 vaccine in Taiwan

Oct 11, 2013

Oct 11, 2013
US Capitol building

Public health groups oppose 'mini' House bills to fund agencies

Public health groups are lining up to oppose 'piecemeal' efforts to fund federal agencies.

Oct 01, 2013

Oct 01, 2013
US Capitol building

Fed shutdown affects disease detection, food safety

Response to seasonal flu, H7N9, MERS, and other threats could be markedly diminished.

Oct 01, 2013

News Scan for Oct 01, 2013

More Saudi MERS cases
Boston BSL-4 lab clears hurdle
Colorado TB investigation
Hepatitis C screening
Polio in South Sudan

Sep 18, 2013

Sep 18, 2013
Influenza vaccination

NIH to test H7N9 vaccines with adjuvants

Clinical trials will test a candidate vaccine for H7N9 flu in varying doses, some with immune boosters.

Sep 09, 2013

Sep 09, 2013

News Scan for Sep 09, 2013

Possible MERS drug treatment
DTaP vaccination and pertussis risk
H5N1 hurts Nepal economy
Polio efforts in Nigeria

Aug 14, 2013

Aug 14, 2013
H5N1 color electron micro

Study: Technique adds 'kill switch' to modified flu viruses

A new molecular strategy could diffuse some of the controversy over lab-modified flu viruses.

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