News & Perspective

Jan 08, 2018

Jan 08, 2018
Mideast map

Iraq, Afghanistan, other nations report avian flu outbreaks

It is Iraq's first H5N8 outbreak since 2016, and Afghanistan's first since 2007.

Dec 27, 2017

Dec 27, 2017
Traditional duck farm

Six countries report more avian flu outbreaks

The outbreaks involved different strains, including H5N6, H5N1, and H5N8.

Jul 13, 2017

Jul 13, 2017

News Scan for Jul 13, 2017

Backyard poultry Salmonella outbreaks grow
Chikungunya in Bangladesh
Minnesota measles outbreak
Avian flu in Taiwan, Belgium

May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017

News Scan for May 11, 2017

CDC cholera vaccine advice
Hepatitis C in pregnancy
High-path H7N9 threats
H5N1, H5N8 outbreaks
Somalia, Yemen disease threats

Apr 11, 2017

Apr 11, 2017

News Scan for Apr 11, 2017

Saudi MERS cases
Avian flu outbreaks
Melioidosis and cystic fibrosis

Jan 23, 2017

Jan 23, 2017
Kuwait flag

H5N8 spreads to Kuwait as H5N1 returns to Bangladesh

In addition, Italy reports more H5N8 and Germany has an H5N5 poultry outbreak.

Sep 21, 2016

Sep 21, 2016
Great cormorant

Russian waterfowl finding prompts FAO warning about H5N8 spread

Given past patterns, the FAO warned countries that border the Caspian and Black Seas, as well as Western Europe, to be on high alert.

May 05, 2016

May 05, 2016

News Scan for May 05, 2016

Saudi MERS case
Single-dose cholera vaccine
Worrisome H5N6 evolution

Apr 18, 2016

Apr 18, 2016

News Scan for Apr 18, 2016

Hospital MERS detection
H7N9 cases in China
Healthcare visits and Ebola
Antimicrobial stewardship

Feb 16, 2016

Feb 16, 2016
Crow

More avian flu outbreaks detected in four countries

H5N1 kills crows in Bangladesh, while France, Nigeria, and Vietnam see more outbreaks of avian influenza caused by various strains.

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