News & Perspective

Dec 10, 2015

Dec 10, 2015

News Scan for Dec 10, 2015

West Nile, SLE outbreak in Arizona
Dengue vaccine approved in Mexico

Jun 19, 2014

Jun 19, 2014

News Scan for Jun 19, 2014

Dengue fever in Sudan
US chikungunya cases double
Drop in severe WNV cases
Flu drug candidate pact

May 20, 2010

May 20, 2010

Florida dengue cases prompt alerts for clinicians, residents

(CIDRAP News) – Signaling a second front in the US fight against dengue infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said evidence of the virus has been found recently in 28 people who live in or visited Key West, Fla., prompting intensive mosquito control efforts and alerts to doctors.

Mar 22, 2005

Mar 22, 2005

Mysterious hemorrhagic fever in Angola has killed 39

(CIDRAP News) – An unidentified hemorrhagic fever appears to be targeting children younger than 5 in an outbreak in the African country of Angola.

At least 39 people are believed to have died of the suspected hemorrhagic fever syndrome in the northern province of Uige between January and mid-March, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Mar 17.