News & Perspective

Mar 31, 2015

Mar 31, 2015
Child in wheelchair

Genetic study boosts evidence for EV-D68 in polio-like cases

The virus was found in half the acute flaccid myelitis patients studied, and earlier testing may have identified more, say authors.

Feb 13, 2015

Feb 13, 2015

News Scan for Feb 13, 2015

Polio-like illness in US kids
Listeria outbreak over
TB DNA test cleared

Feb 06, 2015

Feb 06, 2015

News Scan for Feb 06, 2015

Saudi Arabia confirms 4 MERS cases
More polio-like illnesses in US

Jan 29, 2015

Jan 29, 2015
EV-D68 under the microscope

Report on polio-like illness in kids supports link to EV-D68

The study supports but doesn't prove a link between polio-like symptoms and EV-D68 in kids.

Jan 16, 2015

Jan 16, 2015

News Scan for Jan 16, 2015

More polio-like illnesses
Additional Disney-linked measles cases

Jan 08, 2015

Jan 08, 2015
Polio patient

CDC: Only 1 patient has fully beaten puzzling polio-like illness

AFM cases now total 103, while EV-D68 cases have reached 1,153, including 13 deaths.

Dec 12, 2014

Dec 12, 2014

News Scan for Dec 12, 2014

EV-D68 cases rise by 28
Symposium on gain-of-function studies

Dec 09, 2014

Dec 09, 2014

News Scan for Dec 09, 2014

More polio-like cases
Flu vaccine efficacy in kids
Malaria and treated bed nets

Dec 02, 2014

Dec 02, 2014
Boy in wheelchair

CDC: Link between polio-like illness and EV-D68 looks likely

Neuroepidemiologist calls evidence of a connection "pretty convincing," but proof is still being sought.

Nov 21, 2014

Nov 21, 2014

News Scan for Nov 21, 2014

Plague in Madagascar
New EV-D68 cases, paralysis cases
International food safety rankings

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