News & Perspective

Dec 21, 2020

Dec 21, 2020

News Scan for Dec 21, 2020

CDC ends 2 E coli probes
H1N2v flu in Brazil
H5N6 avian flu case in China
Sexually transmitted infection plan

Dec 17, 2020

Dec 17, 2020

News Scan for Dec 17, 2020

Poultry worker COVID-19 risk
No need to delay COVID tracheostomy
US waterborne diseases
More monkeypox-smallpox vaccine stocked
H5N6 avian flu case in China

Oct 19, 2017

Oct 19, 2017
Ferret

Study details pandemic potential of latest H7N9 flu strains

In a sample from a patient who died, researchers saw signs that the H7N9 virus had started to mutate to a form resistant to Tamiflu.

Oct 11, 2017

Oct 11, 2017

News Scan for Oct 11, 2017

Saudi MERS case
New H5N1, H9N2 cases
Preoperative antibiotics
Acting HHS secretary
Malaria trends in Africa

Mar 15, 2017

Mar 15, 2017

Flu Scan for Mar 15, 2017

Avian flu outbreaks in China, Russia
Pandemic readiness funds

Sep 08, 2016

Sep 08, 2016

News Scan for Sep 08, 2016

Prize for drug-resistance tests
Anthrax-like illness in Africa
H7N9 vaccine trial results

Oct 23, 2013

Oct 23, 2013

Flu Scan for Oct 23, 2013

New H7N9 case in China
Flu vaccine capacity building

May 10, 2013

May 10, 2013

Experts offer dim view of potential vaccine response to H7N9

If the H7N9 influenza virus now circulating in China evolves into a pandemic strain, the world is likely to have great difficulty providing adequate supplies of an effective vaccine in time to blunt its impact, according to a viewpoint article by three experts in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

Jan 23, 2013

Jan 23, 2013

Research moratorium on modified H5N1 viruses ends

(CIDRAP News) – A year-long voluntary moratorium on research involving transmissible H5N1 avian flu viruses ended today with a letter from a group of scientists that supports resuming the work in countries that have addressed the biosafety issues involved.

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