News & Perspective

May 29, 2015

May 29, 2015
Hospital room

China has first MERS case as Korean cluster grows further

China's case involves a traveler from South Korea, part of a now 12-case cluster.

May 29, 2015

News Scan for May 29, 2015

High-containment mishaps
2nd US case of Bourbon virus
Vaccine safety
May 29, 2015

Avian Flu Scan for May 29, 2015

Avian flu in Iowa, Minnesota
Ivory Coast H5N1 outbreak

May 28, 2015

May 28, 2015

South Korean MERS cluster grows; Saudi Arabia reports case

A business traveler related to 2 South Korean patients is in isolation in China after traveling through Hong Kong.

May 28, 2015

News Scan for May 28, 2015

More avian flu in Minnesota, Iowa
Respiratory protection for HCWs
Funding for Haiti
May 28, 2015

Biosecurity Scan for May 28, 2015

Live anthrax samples shipped in error
National biodefense lab ground-breaking

May 27, 2015

May 27, 2015
Freetown slum

Ebola cases drop, but battle remains in two tough hot spots

WHO sees some promising signs amidst the continuing jagged pattern of cases.

May 27, 2015

Avian flu strikes more flocks in Nebraska, Minnesota, Iowa

Four new outbreaks in chickens and turkeys join the 181 already counted by the USDA since last December.

May 27, 2015

News Scan for May 27, 2015

Immune response to flu vaccine
Caramel apple Listeria source
Measles, rubella in Europe
Fast drug-resistance test

May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015
Airplane at JFK Airport

New Jersey traveler dies from Lassa fever

The man was hospitalized after returning from West Africa and died last night from a Lassa virus infection.

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