News & Perspective

Jul 20, 2018

Jul 20, 2018

News Scan for Jul 20, 2018

Polio in Afghanistan, Nigeria
Longhorned ticks in NY
Avian flu in wild birds

Jul 16, 2018

Jul 16, 2018

News Scan for Jul 16, 2018

Nipah virus outbreak patterns
Longhorned tick in N Carolina

Jul 10, 2018

Jul 10, 2018
Red fox in the wild

Clues in forest food web help predict Lyme risk

Among the findings: abundant acorns and few predators of rodents help boost tick levels.

Jun 04, 2018

Jun 04, 2018

News Scan for Jun 04, 2018

Salmonella and frozen breaded chicken
States' readiness funding
DTaP vaccine safety
Lyme rash in Canada

May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018
Tick on white clothing

Study: Treated clothes stop ticks in their tracks

One-minute permethrin exposure led to a loss of normal movement for all three tick species.

May 01, 2018

May 01, 2018
Deer tick

CDC reports tripling of vector-borne diseases since 2004

Tick-borne diseases more than doubled and account for more than 60% of all vector-borne infections.

Mar 07, 2018

Mar 07, 2018

News Scan for Mar 07, 2018

MERS in Saudi health worker
CEPI vaccine partnership
Tickborne disease blood tests
Global flu still high
Lassa renal failure

Feb 01, 2018

Feb 01, 2018

News Scan for Feb 01, 2018

Yellow fever in Brazil
Lone star ticks not Lyme spreaders
Seoul virus in US, Canada
Malaria, yellow fever travel notices

Jan 31, 2018

Jan 31, 2018
Culex mosquito

Mouse study hints West Nile may cause Zika-like birth defects

It's too soon to know if the study applies to people, but West Nile caused fetal brain damage and death in mice.

Dec 07, 2017

Dec 07, 2017

News Scan for Dec 07, 2017

New Lyme tests
Guinea worm disease

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