News & Perspective

Dec 29, 2015

Dec 29, 2015
Three little pigs

Study: Flu virus in pigs shows worrisome pandemic profile

An avian-like H1N1 virus that showed pandemic potential turned up often in Chinese swine.

Dec 28, 2015

Dec 28, 2015
Patients in waiting room

Slowly growing US flu activity rises above key baseline

The percentage of clinic visits for flu rose to 2.2%, above the national baseline of 2.1%.

Dec 23, 2015

Dec 23, 2015
Tuberculosis

White House unveils plan for battling MDR-TB

The plan is part of the president's overarching efforts, first announced last fall, to tackle antibiotic resistance.

Dec 23, 2015

News Scan for Dec 23, 2015

New norovirus strain in Minnesota
Microcephaly continues rise in Brazil
MERS over in South Korea

Dec 22, 2015

Dec 22, 2015

News Scan for Dec 22, 2015

Ebola emergency continuance
Avian flu in France
Blood donation policy change

Dec 21, 2015

Dec 21, 2015
DC skyline

Infectious disease efforts see gains in 2016 budget approval

The NIH sees its biggest boost in 12 years, and other public health initiatives benefit, too.

Dec 21, 2015

News Scan for Dec 21, 2015

Two Chipotle E coli outbreaks
Ebola test, lessons learned
More avian flu in France
New chikungunya cases

Dec 18, 2015

Dec 18, 2015

Flu Scan for Dec 18, 2015

Low US flu; H1N1v detected
Avian flu factors in US

Dec 17, 2015

Dec 17, 2015
Ebola-infected cell

Ebola studies highlight survivor symptoms, malaria therapy

One study notes that US survivors were plagued with multiple, long-lasting symptoms.

Dec 16, 2015

Dec 16, 2015

West African Ebola region eyes January transmission end date

The WHO also confirmed that Liberia's recent cluster was sparked by virus that emerged again in a family member who had been infected earlier.

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