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Mar 21, 2020

Mar 21, 2020
Drive-through testing in New Jersey

Global COVID-19 total tops 300,000; FDA OKs rapid test

The FDA authorizes an emergency use authorization for the first point-of-care rapid test.

Feb 16, 2020

Feb 16, 2020
Diamond Princess cruise ship

As cruise ship COVID-19 numbers climb, nations evacuate passengers

With 137 newly confirmed infections, cases on the Diamond Princess reach 355.

Nov 08, 2017

Nov 08, 2017
Salvador Brazil

Study probes yellow fever threat in Brazil's 4th-largest city

In the past, the city has experienced outbreaks of dengue, Zika, and chikungunya that were spread by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

Apr 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017
yellow fever vaccine

Only weeks remain for US supply of yellow fever vaccine

Federal officials have a plan to fill gaps with a supply of a similar vaccine made in France.

Sep 17, 2014

Sep 17, 2014
Ebola virus particles

Ebola infects French MSF worker as epidemic holds spotlight

MSF reports its first case in a staffer, and a health worker with EVD in Atlanta is poised to receive convalescent serum.


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