News & Perspective

May 21, 2018

May 21, 2018

News Scan for May 21, 2018

Salmonella-tainted coconut
Nipah deaths in India
Antibiotics and gastroenteritis
Newcastle disease in California

May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018
Ebola virus

WHO: Ebola in DRC not global emergency; ring vaccination starts in 2 days

"At this point, it's not cost beneficial to declare an international state of emergency," a WHO official said of the 45-case outbreak that has killed 25 people.

May 15, 2018

May 15, 2018
Ebola sampling

DRC Ebola total grows by 2; use of new antiviral weighed

In addition, the WHO is eyeing a ring vaccination strategy to reach those most at risk.

May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018
DRC Ebola outbreak response

New Ebola cases reported as WHO head visits DRC

The DRC now has 2 confirmed, 25 probable, and 12 suspected cases—39 total.

May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018
Democratic Republic of Congo back country road

WHO eyes tough Ebola response, reports 2 new cases

The outbreak area covers 37 miles of rough, difficult-to-access terrain.

May 11, 2018

News Scan for May 11, 2018

Salmonella egg outbreak
Pandemic threats
More flu deaths in US kids
Lassa outbreak contained

May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018
Ebola glove

DRC Ebola outbreak climbs to 32 cases, gets UK funding boost

The WHO said, of 21 cases, 17 have links to other cases and 3 are in health workers.

May 09, 2018

May 09, 2018

News Scan for May 09, 2018

More romaine E coli cases
Predicting pandemic severity
Lassa fever cases
HPV vaccine meta-analysis

May 08, 2018

May 08, 2018
Democratic Republic of Congo map

DRC confirms 2 Ebola infections, probes suspected cases

In the past 5 weeks, 21 cases of viral hemorrhagic fever have been reported in the area, 17 of them fatal.

May 03, 2018

May 03, 2018

News Scan for May 03, 2018

Saudi MERS case
Chronic wasting and mineral licks
Salmonella in rattlesnake pills
Ebola and retinal lesions
Infection prevention guide


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