Recent News

Jun 06, 2022

News Scan for Jun 06, 2022

Colistin-resistant bacteria in Brazilian rivers
FDA clears GSK MMR vaccine
Sep 02, 2020

News Scan for Sep 02, 2020

Fading measles immunity over time
Few global flu detections
Avian flu in Russia, Taiwan
Oct 04, 2019

News Scan for Oct 04, 2019

Polio in Pakistan, elsewhere
Resistant urinary tract infections
Flu vaccine and serious disease
Global rubella vaccine uptake
Aug 29, 2019

News Scan for Aug 29, 2019

European measles setbacks
CWD in Wisconsin elk
MERS in Saudi Arabia
May 28, 2019
measles torso

US measles total climbs by 60 to reach 940 cases

In global developments, European officials warn of a growing gap in vaccine coverage, and the WHO certifies measles and rubella elimination in Bahrain, Oman, and Iran.

Oct 07, 2016

News Scan for Oct 07, 2016

Salmonella from live poultry
High-dose colistin
Vaccines in young kids
Ebola vaccine contract
Polio in Nigeria
Sep 24, 2015

News Scan for Sep 24, 2015

FDA lab safety hire
Global rubella progress
Traits of influenza B
May 27, 2015

News Scan for May 27, 2015

Immune response to flu vaccine
Caramel apple Listeria source
Measles, rubella in Europe
Fast drug-resistance test
Apr 29, 2015
Rubella vaccination

Americas declared first region to eliminate rubella

Officials announce that the Americas are the world's first region to officially eliminate rubella and congenital rubella syndrome.

Feb 02, 2015

News Scan for Feb 02, 2015

US, Canadian measles
MERS in Saudi Arabia, Qatar
More chikungunya cases
H7N9 in China
Caribbean cholera trends
MMR vaccine in adults

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Kanai M, Kamiya H, Okuno H, et al. Epidemiology of congenital rubella syndrome related to the 2012–2013 rubella epidemic in Japan. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2022 (published online Jun 14)

Zimmerman LA, Knapp JK, Antoni S, et al. Progress toward rubella and congenital rubella syndrome control and elimination—worldwide, 2012–2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2022 Feb 11;71(6):196-201

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