News & Perspective

Apr 08, 2020

Apr 08, 2020
COVID-19 viruses

Pandemic cases hit 1.5 million; WHO head dismisses Trump criticism

"Please quarantine politicizing COVID," Tedros says.

Feb 25, 2020

Feb 25, 2020
Wuhan map

WHO joint mission shares China experience; COVID-19 escalates in Europe, Mideast

In Europe, Austria, Croatia, and Switzerland reported their first cases, with links to Italy, as Middle East countries reported more cases, fueled by Iran's outbreak.

Jun 19, 2019

Jun 19, 2019
Medical checkup in Sudan

Global trust strong in healthcare, scientists, vaccines—with exceptions

Skepticism remains in some high-income nations, with France having the lowest trust in vaccines.

Mar 08, 2017

Mar 08, 2017
Malaysian chicken

Malaysia reports first H5N1 outbreak in nearly 10 years

Elsewhere, more H5N8 avian flu has been detected in Poland and Australia.

Dec 01, 2016

Dec 01, 2016
Eurasian wigeon

OIE: First high-path avian flu in Tunisia

Tunisia has H5 avian flu for the first time, and Finland and Austria report new H5N8 outbreaks.

Nov 08, 2016

Nov 08, 2016
tufted ducks

H5N8 spreads to wild birds in Germany, Austria

Austrian officials said H5N8 had also been found in Croatia, which would raise the number of countries affected in Europe to five. 

Mar 02, 2015

Mar 02, 2015
Aedes mosquito

Chikungunya vaccine looks promising in phase 1 trial

Immune outcomes are promising, but the level of serious adverse events is a concern.

Oct 02, 2014

Oct 02, 2014
Airliner cabin

WHO: Saudi MERS patient in Austria was sick during travel

Two of the woman's close contacts have respiratory symptoms and are being tested for MERS-CoV.

Oct 01, 2014

Oct 01, 2014
MERS-CoV

WHO panel: MERS still not an international emergency

Following a summer lull in cases, the WHO's MERS panel says the outbreak still falls short of heightened concern.

Apr 24, 2013

Apr 24, 2013

MRSA dropping in hospitals; elsewhere, not so much

(CIDRAP News) – The latest data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that hospitals have cut their incidence of invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in half since 2005, but the decline in community-associated MRSA infections has been far more modest.

Pages

by Topic

by country

by organization

Newsletter Sign-up

Get CIDRAP news and other free newsletters.

Sign up now»

OUR UNDERWRITERS

Unrestricted financial support provided by

Bentson Foundation Unorthodox Philanthropy logo and text 'Leading Underwriter'3M logoGilead 
Grant support for ASP provided by


bioMérieux

  Become an underwriter»