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Dec 16, 2016

Dec 16, 2016

News Scan for Dec 16, 2016

New Zika cases
H7N2 avian flu in NYC cats
Ricin exposure
Immune globulin for anthrax
Cholera in Yemen

Oct 31, 2016

Oct 31, 2016

News Scan for Oct 31, 2016

Saudi MERS case
Ebola transmission
Organic food outbreaks
Chikungunya blip

Oct 03, 2016

Oct 03, 2016

News Scan for Oct 03, 2016

MRSA in UK pork
Online antibiotic Rx
Chikungunya increase
Anthrax vaccine funds
Yellow fever vaccine

Jul 07, 2016

Jul 07, 2016
Yellow fever vaccine

WHO cites 2-month window for battling yellow fever

Outbreak responders hope to get a jump on mosquitoes by scaling up vaccination during a dry period.

Jun 17, 2016

Jun 17, 2016
yellow fever vaccine

WHO approves fractional dosing to stretch yellow fever vaccine supply

The disease persists in Angola, local cases were reported in a new part of the DRC's Kinshasa province, and investigators are looking at cases in other nations.

Jun 06, 2016

Jun 06, 2016

News Scan for Jun 06, 2016

New chikungunya cases
Oropouche fever in Peru

May 05, 2016

May 05, 2016
Aedes researcher

Bacteria shown to curb mosquitoes' ability to spread Zika

The findings are similar to earlier studies showing Wolbachia's ability to cut dengue transmission.

May 03, 2016

May 03, 2016
South America globe

Peru finds local Zika cases; report supports complication links

Also, a study found distinct temporal patterns between cases, GBS, and microcephaly.

Apr 25, 2016

Apr 25, 2016

News Scan for Apr 25, 2016

Global malaria successes
Chikungunya spike
Yellow fever in Peru, China
Tanzania cholera

Apr 18, 2016

Apr 18, 2016
Molecules

Molecular Zika study finds possible target for tests, drugs

Electrostatic differences in a key protein might explain how Zika virus infects human cells.

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