News & Perspective

Jul 25, 2017

Jul 25, 2017
Hosam Zowawi, PhD

Microbiologist highlights diagnostics, engagement to fight AMR

"If we can eradicate the empirical use of antibiotics . . . we can achieve a lot," Zowawi says.

Jan 17, 2017

Jan 17, 2017
Ebola vaccine trial

As Ebola interest ebbs, experts push for optimal vaccines, readiness

New report recommends how to move forward with vaccines and position global health for the next outbreak.

Dec 14, 2016

Dec 14, 2016
Farm geese

Spread of avian flu noted in China, Korea, Europe

As H5N6 spreads in parts of Asia, the H5N8 strain hits more farms in Hungary, Poland, and France.

Sep 23, 2016

Sep 23, 2016
WHO flag

WHO names candidates for next director-general

Five of the six candidates are medical doctors, and four have served as health ministers.

Jul 29, 2016

Jul 29, 2016
Miami skyline

Florida confirms local spread in 4 Zika cases

"As we anticipated, Zika is now here," CDC Director Tom Frieden says.

Jun 09, 2016

Jun 09, 2016
Researcher with syringe

Needle stick infects lab worker with Zika virus

Also, the NAS says more research is needed on genetically modified mosquitoes.

May 13, 2016

May 13, 2016
Influenza virus

Swine-origin flu infection reported in Minnesota

The patient was hospitalized with an H1N2v infection but has recovered, the CDC said, adding that 3 more kids have died from flu.

Mar 31, 2016

Mar 31, 2016
Ebola vaccination

Expert panel urges no letup on Ebola vaccine progress

Experts say the world cannot ease up on efforts to fully develop Ebola vaccines.

Jan 20, 2016

Jan 20, 2016
Injected vaccine

Gavi, Merck ink Ebola vaccine purchase agreement

The organizations have signed an agreement worth $5 million to advance the VSV-EBOV vaccine.

Oct 30, 2015

Oct 30, 2015
Ebola virus

Ebola 'Team B' model could serve more broadly, its members say

The group of 28 experts continues to offer Ebola vaccine guidance and says its concept could be used in other outbreaks.

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