News & Perspective

Jan 12, 2016

Jan 12, 2016
Broiler chickens

Tests reveal H5N1 in outbreak at Scottish farm

In related developments, French officials posted an update on the country's outbreaks, which remain at 67, with testing still under way.

Jan 12, 2016

News Scan for Jan 12, 2016

H7N9 case in China
Fecal transplant for C diff
Reassessing colistin use

Jan 11, 2016

Jan 11, 2016
Bird market

H5N6 kills another in China; H7N9 sickens 9

Four of the 8 H5N6 cases ever reported have been in the past 2 weeks, and H7N9 has topped 700 cases.

Jan 11, 2016

News Scan for Jan 11, 2016

High global melioidosis burden
New chikungunya cases
H5 in Scotland, Vietnam, Nigeria
Lassa fever in Nigeria

Jan 08, 2016

Jan 08, 2016

News Scan for Jan 08, 2016

New avian flu vaccine
H3N2v case noted as US flu rises
Boosting cholera vaccine supply

Jan 07, 2016

Jan 07, 2016
Mutated virus

NSABB launches new phase of GOF research debate

Some topics: weighing risks and benefits, ethical issues, and global involvement.

Jan 07, 2016

Avian Flu Scan for Jan 07, 2016

New H5N6 case in China
Avian flu outbreaks in France, Nigeria

Jan 06, 2016

Jan 06, 2016

News Scan for Jan 06, 2016

H7N9 cases in China
Microcephaly in Brazil
Campylobacter detection
HPV vaccination
Vaccinia virus in dogs, opossums

Jan 05, 2016

Jan 05, 2016
Swabbing a duck for avian flu

Avian flu strikes more flocks in France, Nigeria, Taiwan

All 3 nations have been hit hard; France has now had 66 high-path outbreaks.

Jan 04, 2016

Jan 04, 2016

News Scan for Jan 04, 2016

H5N6, H7N9 cases in China
US flu indicators rise
Yellow fever alert


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