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Aug 18, 2017

Aug 18, 2017

News Scan for Aug 18, 2017

MERS in Saudi Arabia
Zika birth defects
More Salmonella cases
Avian flu outbreaks

Mar 30, 2017

Mar 30, 2017

News Scan for Mar 30, 2017

Brazil microcephaly patterns
MERS in African camels
More E coli cases
Dengue vaccine trial
HPV vaccine in pregnancy
Somalia cholera outbreak

Oct 06, 2016

Oct 06, 2016

News Scan for Oct 06, 2016

HPV vaccine uptake
Mumps in Arkansas
Amish measles outbreak lessons
Global burden of disease

Sep 29, 2016

Sep 29, 2016
Zika mosquitoes

Zika funds finally pass amid more Florida cases

In another breaking development, the CDC today urged pregnant women to avoid nonessential travel to 11 Southeast Asian countries.

Sep 26, 2016

Sep 26, 2016
Aedes aegypti mosquito

Four suspected Zika microcephaly cases in Thailand

Also, Florida, the Philippines, and Singapore report more locally acquired cases.

Sep 20, 2016

Sep 20, 2016

CDC ups Zika testing support; Florida reports more local cases

In other developments, without Zika funding federal officials have had to tap research money for cancer and other diseases.

Sep 06, 2016

Sep 06, 2016
Couple snuggling

WHO expands Zika sexual transmission advice

Also today, research highlighted eye infections in mice and brain injury in human babies.

Apr 04, 2016

Apr 04, 2016

News Scan for Apr 04, 2016

Martinique microcephaly details
Antibiotic prescribing by sex
First dengue vaccine campaign

Mar 07, 2016

Mar 07, 2016
Zika banners

WHO reconvenes Zika panel; Philippines has possible local spread

The WHO has convened its Zika emergency committee for the 2nd time, a 3-day countermeasure meeting begins in Geneva, and a mouse study shows promise for a broad-spectrum antiviral drug.

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