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Oct 16, 2017

Oct 16, 2017
Smallpox vaccine

Three cases of monkeypox confirmed in Nigeria

The positive results shed light on what could be one of the largest monkeypox outbreaks in Africa.

Oct 16, 2017
Yellow fever vaccination

Nigeria launches yellow fever vaccination campaign

The campaign is targeting 874,000 people in two states, Kwara and Kogi.

Oct 13, 2017

Oct 13, 2017
Madagascar map

Plague total grows in Madagascar as response builds

Cases are now at 684, with 57 deaths; 474 of the cases are pneumonic, a serious form.

Oct 09, 2017

Oct 09, 2017
Y pestis

Plague outbreak in Madagascar spikes to almost 400 cases

Also, the CDC's travel notice said local officials are scaling up flea control and have cancelled mass gatherings.

Oct 09, 2017

Camel contact common in recent Saudi MERS cases

Many Saudi MERS-CoV cases still involve contact with camels or drinking raw camel milk.

Oct 03, 2017

Oct 03, 2017
Cholera treatment

WHO, partners launch road map to slash cholera deaths

Six main strategies target disease in hot spot countries that drive much of the world's cholera activity.

Sep 28, 2017

Sep 28, 2017
Gloved hand and research vial

WHO swaps out H3N2, B strains in Southern Hemisphere flu vaccine

The changes will not be reflected in the vaccine used in the upcoming Northern Hemisphere season.

Sep 19, 2017

Sep 19, 2017
Lab scientist

WHO report paints dire picture of antibiotic development

Drugs in the pipeline will add little to the arsenal and will not be enough to tackle AMR, experts say.

Sep 14, 2017

Sep 14, 2017
DNA amplification test

New rapid molecular test for MDR-TB shows promise

The fast, automated assay performs well against gold standard TB tests.

Sep 14, 2017
Very ill patient

Sepsis occurs in 6% of US hospitalizations but is holding steady

Study shows no increase in hospitalized sepsis cases over a 5-year period.

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