News & Perspective

Dec 27, 2016

Dec 27, 2016
Gray heron

Greece and Bulgaria latest countries to report avian flu outbreaks

Meanwhile, many countries across Europe and Asia continue to battle outbreaks of several strains.

Dec 23, 2016

Dec 23, 2016

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 23, 2016

Hospital penalties for resistant bugs
Bacterial vs viral infections
Antibiotics in food animals
Fungal disease tests
MDR-TB in migrants
Bacteriophage study

Dec 19, 2016

Dec 19, 2016

News Scan for Dec 19, 2016

H7N9 in Hong Kong
Bacteriophage study
Chikungunya update

Dec 08, 2016

Dec 08, 2016
Hen closeup

Europe weighs H5N8 threat as Russia reports new outbreak

Elsewhere, Taiwan officials said tests have now confirmed H5N8 in two recent outbreaks in backyard birds.

Dec 02, 2016

Dec 02, 2016
Ducks in France

H5N8 expands in France as H5N6 strikes more Korean farms

Also, a study from China says H5N6 has replaced H5N1 as the dominant strain in southern poultry.

Sep 22, 2016

Sep 22, 2016

News Scan for Sep 22, 2016

MERS cases in Saudi Arabia
Malaria drug trial
Summer flu review
H5 in Taiwan, Netherlands, Antarctica

Aug 18, 2016

Aug 18, 2016
Miami Beach

Zika reportedly now spreading in Miami Beach

Health officials didn't confirm news reports that Zika is transmitting in Miami Beach, but said they are probing 8 areas outside the known hot spot.

Aug 17, 2016

Aug 17, 2016
Aerial Miami

Taiwan reports Zika in Miami visitor; Florida has 3 new local cases

No illnesses have been detected in the woman's coworkers who traveled with her to Miami or in her household contacts.

Jul 22, 2016

Jul 22, 2016

Flu Scan for Jul 22, 2016

H5 vaccine priming strategy
Taiwan H5N8 outbreaks

Jun 20, 2016

Jun 20, 2016

Avian Flu Scan for Jun 20, 2016

H9N2 case in China
H5 viruses in China, Taiwan, Russia

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