News & Perspective

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

Aug 31, 2015

Aug 31, 2015

Biosecurity Scan for Aug 31, 2015

Further lab biosafety lapses
Smallpox vaccine response

May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015

News Scan for May 20, 2015

Global malaria goals
Handling of lab pathogens
New strain of rabies
Fungal meningitis payment

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

Apr 30, 2015

Apr 30, 2015
Vaccinia lesion

CDC reports rare vaccinia infection in vaccinated lab worker

The lab worker was infected after a needlestick injury, despite receiving the vaccine 10 months prior.

Feb 20, 2015

Feb 20, 2015

News Scan for Feb 20, 2015

900th Saudi MERS case
New virus, likely tick-borne
Drug-resistant malaria
Smallpox vaccine guidelines
H7N9 death in China
Salmonella in cucumbers

Dec 17, 2014

Dec 17, 2014

Biosecurity Scan for Dec 17, 2014

Next steps on GOF policy
More misplaced microbes found

Oct 10, 2014

Oct 10, 2014

News Scan for Oct 10, 2014

Marburg confirmed in Uganda
Novel poxvirus in US
$50 million for Haiti

Aug 29, 2014

Aug 29, 2014
Man shaving

Shaving facilitated serious vaccinia infection in US airman

A recent vaccinia infection in a US Air Force trainee was facilitated by shaving and caused serious facial lesions that required a long hospital stay.

Jul 16, 2014

Jul 16, 2014

News Scan for Jul 16, 2014

Smallpox breach follow-up
US shingles cases rising
Rule on ground beef
Experts address chikungunya

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