News & Perspective

Dec 04, 2014

Dec 04, 2014
Vaccine in arm

Groups report early safety data, progress on Ebola vaccines

Several early vaccine trials are under way, and another American is airlifted home.

Dec 04, 2014

News Scan for Dec 04, 2014

UK lab breaches
Pertussis in California
Antibiotics in food animals

Dec 03, 2014

Dec 03, 2014
Ebola wokers carrying stretcher

Ebola cases top 17,000; activity still intense in Sierra Leone

Ebola cases have now reached 17,145, and deaths total 6,070.

Dec 03, 2014

News Scan for Dec 03, 2014

Saudi MERS cases continue
Chikungunya hot spots
Cholera in the Caribbean
Dec 03, 2014

Avian Flu Scan for Dec 03, 2014

H5N1 death in Egypt
H5 outbreaks in British Columbia

Dec 02, 2014

Dec 02, 2014
Delivery of mobile testing lab

MSF pushes for more agile, hands-on approach to Ebola battle

Foreign governments and aid groups need to show more flexibility, MSF leader says.

Dec 02, 2014
Boy in wheelchair

CDC: Link between polio-like illness and EV-D68 looks likely

Neuroepidemiologist calls evidence of a connection "pretty convincing," but proof is still being sought.

Dec 02, 2014

News Scan for Dec 02, 2014

New MERS case
Novartis flu vaccine found safe
Global flu activity

Dec 01, 2014

Dec 01, 2014

Novartis flu vaccine on hold in Italy after suspicious deaths

Italian authorities have suspended 2 lots of a Novartis flu vaccine for elderly people following 13 recent deaths.

Dec 01, 2014
MERS-CoV particles

Saudi Arabia reports new MERS cases, infection control plan

The Saudi MOH reports 3 new MERS cases, 2 deaths, and 1 recovery.


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