News & Perspective

Dec 03, 2018

Dec 03, 2018

With 18 more cases, CDC says AFM may have peaked

The CDC has now confirmed 134 cases this year, compared with 149 in 2016.

Oct 22, 2018

Oct 22, 2018

News Scan for Oct 22, 2018

More US polio-like cases
Saudi MERS case
Cucumber-linked Salmonella

Oct 10, 2018

Oct 10, 2018

News Scan for Oct 10, 2018

More polio-like illnesses
Technology against public health threats
Lyme disease in Ontario

Jan 18, 2018

Jan 18, 2018
Wheelchair

New analysis strengthens link between EV-D68, poliolike complications

A 20-study meta-analysis finds good evidence of an association between the virus and acute flaccid myelitis.

Oct 01, 2014

Oct 01, 2014
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CDC: EV-D68 found in four patients who died

The CDC says it's not clear what role EV-D68 played in the deaths, but Rhode Island reports a death due to bacterial infection.