News & Perspective

Oct 12, 2006

Oct 12, 2006

FAO launches disease crisis center

(CIDRAP News) – To speed emergency responses to avian influenza and other animal and plant diseases, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) inaugurated a new crisis management center (CMC) at its Rome headquarters today.

Nov 15, 2007

Nov 15, 2007

H5N1 suspected at second British farm

(CIDRAP News) – Veterinary officials in England today said they suspected H5N1 avian influenza at another poultry farm, as authorities in Saudi Arabia stamped out a large poultry flock following confirmation of the virus at a farm near the nation's capital.

Dec 17, 2007

Dec 17, 2007

Benin confirms its first H5N1 outbreaks

Tests in Italy have confirmed the first poultry outbreaks of H5N1 avian influenza in the West African country of Benin, according to news services.

Jun 25, 2013

Jun 25, 2013

News Scan for Jun 25, 2013

MERS update
More hepatitis A cases
H7N7 in Germany
Sinusitis guidelines
Valley fever in prisons
Hepatitis C screening

Jan 06, 2014

Jan 06, 2014
MERS-CoV

MERS-CoV study supports infection control, suggests camel link

German researchers say scores of people who had contact with a MERS patient escaped infection.

Oct 13, 2014

Oct 13, 2014

News Scan for Oct 13, 2014

MERS in Qatar, Saudi Arabia
Chikungunya spread continues
Fecal transplant for C diff
H5N2 in Germany

Nov 06, 2014

Nov 06, 2014

News Scan for Nov 06, 2014

Saudi MERS cluster
H5N8 in Germany
Childhood pneumonia decline
CDC chikungunya alert

Nov 26, 2014

Nov 26, 2014

News Scan for Nov 26, 2014

New Saudi MERS case, deaths
More sprout Salmonella cases
H5 avian flu in India, Germany
4 Pakistani polio workers killed

Dec 16, 2014

Dec 16, 2014

News Scan for Dec 16, 2014

New Saudi MERS cases
West Nile virus in Brazil
Avian flu in seals
Iran: Coronavirus in camels

Feb 10, 2017

Feb 10, 2017

News Scan for Feb 10, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Senate confirms HHS pick
Avian flu update

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