News & Perspective

Dec 12, 2014

Dec 12, 2014
Ebola survivor holds baby

Surveys, Firestone model yield lessons for aiding Ebola survivors

Survivors face stigma and other complex issues because of the unique nature of the disease.

Dec 12, 2014

News Scan for Dec 12, 2014

EV-D68 cases rise by 28
Symposium on gain-of-function studies

Dec 11, 2014

Dec 11, 2014
Ebola treatment center

WHO, Ebola-hit countries air steps to boost health systems

Officials discuss health system recovery in West Africa, while Swiss vaccine trials hit a snag.

Dec 11, 2014

News Scan for Dec 11, 2014

Testing horses for MERS-CoV
Plague through the years
Dec 11, 2014

Flu Scan for Dec 11, 2014

Flu vaccine impact in 2013-14
Avian flu in British Columbia
H7N9 severity

Dec 10, 2014

Dec 10, 2014
Ebola patient in Lunsar, Sierra Leone

Ebola struggle intensifies in Sierra Leone

The WHO and others are waging a battle to stop an "ominous spike" in Ebola cases in eastern Sierra Leone, while the western region is also a concern.

Dec 10, 2014

News Scan for Dec 10, 2014

Outbreaks from raw milk up
Malaria mortality sinking
9-strain HPV vaccine
Neonate Legionnaires' death
Dec 10, 2014

Avian Flu Scan for Dec 10, 2014

H5N2 in British Columbia
H5N1 outbreak in Vietnam

Dec 09, 2014

Dec 09, 2014
Ebola headlines

COMMENTARY: When the next shoe drops — Ebola crisis communication lessons from October

Lessons learned this fall: (1) don't over-reassure, (2) acknowledge uncertainty, (3) don't overemphasize panic, and (4) don't ridicule overreactions.

Dec 09, 2014

News Scan for Dec 09, 2014

More polio-like cases
Flu vaccine efficacy in kids
Malaria and treated bed nets


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