News & Perspective

Jul 17, 2015

Jul 17, 2015
BSL-3 lab

Feds propose adding H5N1 to HHS select agent list

The CDC proposes adding certain H5N1 viruses to HHS's select agent list; experts have varied reactions.

Jul 09, 2015

Jul 09, 2015

Biosecurity Scan for Jul 09, 2015

Slow US biosurveillance efforts
More labs receive live anthrax

Jul 07, 2015

Jul 07, 2015
Doctors pushing gurney

HHS 2015 preparedness grants hold at 2014 level

Grants to support emergency preparedness for local public health agencies and hospitals equal about $840 million.

Jun 17, 2015

Jun 17, 2015
Clostridium botulinum colony

Study: Novel botulinum toxin less dangerous than thought

A new botulinum toxin can be blocked using available antitoxins, a new study says.

Jun 11, 2015

Jun 11, 2015

News Scan for Jun 11, 2015

Flap over DHS contract move
Ghana halts Ebola vaccine trials
Zika virus case denied

May 28, 2015

May 28, 2015

Biosecurity Scan for May 28, 2015

Live anthrax samples shipped in error
National biodefense lab ground-breaking

May 14, 2015

May 14, 2015

News Scan for May 14, 2015

MERS muddle in Saudi Arabia
H7N9 cases in China
Smallpox vaccine trials
Flu vaccine plant OK'd
Polio vaccination

May 11, 2015

May 11, 2015

News Scan for May 11, 2015

Avian flu in Burkina, Turkey, Taiwan
Drug-resistant typhoid
More chikungunya
Plague drug approved
Washington state E coli
Measles in France

Apr 30, 2015

Apr 30, 2015

News Scan for Apr 30, 2015

Probe of healthcare antiseptics
Drug resistance in Bangladesh
Melioidosis cases in Australia

Feb 23, 2015

Feb 23, 2015

News Scan for Feb 23, 2015

US measles cases top 150
US health security plan
WHO on safe syringes
Rocky Mountain spotted fever risk

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