News & Perspective

Jul 31, 2014

Jul 31, 2014
Airliner taking off

Officials issue response plan, travel alert over Ebola

The WHO will launch a $100 million plan tomorrow, and the CDC advises against nonessential travel.

Jul 31, 2014
Lab biocontainment in 1978

More voices call for action on lab biosafety

Journal editors call for specific steps, while the ASM said it wants the NAS to weigh the risks and benefits.

Jul 31, 2014

News Scan for Jul 31, 2014

Spread of resistant malaria
Chikungunya in Florida
Vaccine-narcolepsy study retraction
Pertussis outbreak recap

Jul 30, 2014

Jul 30, 2014
Workers care for Ebola patients

Ebola cases rise to 1,323; 2 African doctors die

The illness continues to exact a heavy toll on healthcare workers and disrupt aid.

Jul 30, 2014
Scientist in BSL-4 lab

Scientists voice support for research on dangerous pathogens

Statement is a counterpoint to recent calls for restrictions on gain-of-function research.

Jul 30, 2014

News Scan for Jul 30, 2014

More US chikungunya
Malaria vaccine findings
Meningitis C vaccine

Jul 29, 2014

Jul 29, 2014
Fresh produce

Multistate Cyclospora spike tops 200 cases

Six more states reported Cyclospora cases in the past week, and health officials are still seeking a common food source.

Jul 29, 2014

US flu vaccine supply expected to top 150 million doses

Producers recently began shipping doses of a US supply that has more quadrivalent products in the mix this year.

Jul 29, 2014

News Scan for Jul 29, 2014

CDC advisory on Ebola
Meningitis B vaccine uptake
Jul 29, 2014

Flu Scan for Jul 29, 2014

Mild H7N9 cases in kids
H10N8 in China
Global flu update

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