News & Perspective

Jun 30, 2014

Jun 30, 2014
bug spray

Haiti, Dominican Republic cases push chikungunya total past 260,000

Cases rose sharply last week, led by the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Jun 30, 2014
University Research Park

Kawaoka GOF studies criticized by Wisconsin biosafety panelist

Thomas Jeffries, PhD, said the studies increase, rather than lower, the risk of a pandemic.

Jun 30, 2014

News Scan for Jun 30, 2014

MERS case-control study
Sprout-linked E coli
Declining cholera in Haiti
Jun 30, 2014

Drug Resistance Scan for Jun 30, 2014

Drug-resistance joint statement
FDA and animal antibiotics
AMA animal antibiotic policy
Resistant pneumonia

Jun 27, 2014

Jun 27, 2014
Elderly couple

Reports on H7N9 clusters show limited family spread

Two reports provide some reassurance that the virus doesn't often spread among humans.

Jun 27, 2014
Camel herd

Saudi Arabia reports MERS case, weighs camel import ban

The country now has 711 MERS cases and is considering a ban on importing camels.

Jun 27, 2014
Chikungunya virus

Chikungunya continues to expand in Americas

Cases include the first in Mexico and Grenada and two locally acquired infections in Venezuela.

Jun 27, 2014

News Scan for Jun 27, 2014

California pertussis surge
Live-poultry Salmonella
Global norovirus prevalence
UK foodborne disease

Jun 26, 2014

Jun 26, 2014

News Scan for Jun 26, 2014

Chikungunya in Suriname
Anthrax scare and GOF studies
Jun 26, 2014

Avian Flu Scan for Jun 26, 2014

H5N1 in Egypt
H5N1 cluster in Cambodia
H10N8 gene study

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