News & Perspective

Jan 07, 2015

Jan 07, 2015
Egypt map

FAO notes mutations in H5N1 samples from Egypt's poultry

Scientists have identified two mutations usually associated with adaptation to mammals.

Jan 13, 2015

Jan 13, 2015
Free-range chickens

WHO sees no major H5N1 genetic changes in Egypt

The current spurt of cases might be caused by increased circulation of H5N1 in poultry and other factors.

Feb 06, 2015

Feb 06, 2015
Paper money in a person's hands

IMF unveils Ebola-linked debt-relief fund as deaths top 9,000

The fund is expected to provide $100 million for the three Ebola-stricken nations.

Feb 13, 2015

Feb 13, 2015

Avian Flu Scan for Feb 13, 2015

H7N9 cases in China
Egyptian H5N1 cases
Israel sees more H5N1

Feb 16, 2015

Feb 16, 2015

Avian Flu Scan for Feb 16, 2015

H5N1 cases in Egypt
H7N9 in China
More H5N8 in Oregon, California
H5N1 in tigers

Feb 17, 2015

Feb 17, 2015
Planting seedlings in Africa

FAO unveils Guinea project for Ebola prevention, rural recovery

The $5 million initiative for rural Guinea pairs Ebola prevention messages with help for farmers.

Feb 23, 2015

Feb 23, 2015
Riyadh skyline

WHO notes stubborn MERS puzzles as Saudi cases climb

WHO statements emphasize the lack of answers as to why cases keep popping up.

Mar 30, 2015

Mar 30, 2015
Chickens

Egypt has 10 new H5N1 cases, Indonesia 2

Egypt has 10 more cases in the past few days, and both Indonesian cases involved likely poultry exposure.

Apr 03, 2015

Apr 03, 2015
H5N1 micrograph

Study: New H5N1 strain in Egypt may be tied to rise in human cases

A new H5N1 strain may be associated with a sharp increase in human cases in Egypt.

Apr 08, 2015

Apr 08, 2015

News Scan for Apr 08, 2015

Climate change and diseases
Global flu ebbing
H7N9 deaths in China
More H5N1 cases in Egypt

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