News & Perspective

Mar 31, 2016

Mar 31, 2016
Ebola vaccination

Expert panel urges no letup on Ebola vaccine progress

Experts say the world cannot ease up on efforts to fully develop Ebola vaccines.

Mar 31, 2016
Zika virus structure

Study reveals Zika structure, French Polynesia details birth-defect cluster

Structure details may yield clues on how Zika damages cells and offer an inside track to drug, vaccine, and test developers.

Mar 31, 2016
Aedes map

CDC updates Aedes mosquito maps, gears up for Zika summit

The area of the US that could be home to the culprit mosquitoes and thus affected by Zika is wider than previously thought.

Mar 31, 2016

News Scan for Mar 31, 2016

Long-term Lyme treatment
Flu vaccination and lower stillbirth levels
Guinea Ebola update
More Saudi MERS
Mar 31, 2016

Foodborne Disease Scan for Mar 31, 2016

Salmonella in lab worker
Listeria from packaged salad

Mar 30, 2016

Mar 30, 2016
Neural stem cell

Zika studies explore fetal brain problems, virus damage

A case report finds more fetal evidence of Zika-related brain development problems, and a study on fetal neural cells hints at a possible damage mechanism.

Mar 30, 2016

News Scan for Mar 30, 2016

Ebola intervention impact
Fecal transplant benefits
Long-term Lyme effects
Mar 30, 2016

Avian Flu Scan for Mar 30, 2016

H7N9 case in China
More H5N1 in Nigeria

Mar 29, 2016

Mar 29, 2016
Ebola survivors

WHO declares end to Ebola public health emergency

Experts say the risk of global spread is low and nations are able to respond to new clusters.

Mar 29, 2016
Pregnant woman with bug spray

Americans lack awareness of Zika spread, birth defects

About 31% thought the virus spreads through sneezes, and 42% didn't know about sexual transmission.

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