News & Perspective

Jul 11, 2014

Jul 11, 2014
BSL-4 lab worker

More problems shutter CDC labs, prompt review

In addition to recent problems with anthrax and smallpox, high-path avian flu has now entered the mix.

Jul 08, 2014

Jul 08, 2014
Old test tubes

Decades-old smallpox samples turn up in federal lab

Testing to determine whether the vials contain live virus will take 2 weeks, the CDC said.

May 28, 2014

May 28, 2014

News Scan for May 28, 2014

WHA smallpox no-decision
Failed dengue therapy
Ultraviolet disinfection

May 01, 2014

May 01, 2014

News Scan for May 01, 2014

New orthopoxvirus
Smallpox virus destruction

Apr 09, 2014

Apr 09, 2014

News Scan for Apr 09, 2014

Four new MERS cases
Key smallpox issues
More chicken-linked salmonellosis
WHO hepatitis C guidance

Feb 28, 2014

Feb 28, 2014
CDC lab worker

CDC: 14 lab workers had orthopoxvirus infections in past decade

Seven of the 26 exposed workers had been vaccinated against smallpox, and only 1 of them got infected.

Nov 15, 2013

Nov 15, 2013

News Scan for Nov 15, 2013

Slow rise for US flu
USDA food safety chief to leave
US hantavirus cases
Smallpox vaccine delivered
Japanese encephalitis vaccine
CDC's emergency management affirmed

Aug 08, 2013

Aug 08, 2013

News Scan for Aug 08, 2013

Airborne H7N9
H7N9 ancestry
MERS home care advice
Smallpox vaccine for Europe

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