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Jul 07, 2006

Jul 07, 2006

Spain reports first avian flu case in birds

(CIDRAP News) – Spain today became the latest country to join the list of nations responding to outbreaks of H5N1 avian influenza, as officials reported finding the virus in a wild bird.

Sep 22, 2017

Sep 22, 2017

News Scan for Sep 22, 2017

MERS in UAE
Vaccine-related polio
More chikungunya in France, Italy
Waning flu vaccine protection
H5N8 in South Africa

Mar 19, 2020

Mar 19, 2020
Italian ambulance

Italian COVID-19 deaths pass China's total; cases surge in Europe

Spain, like Italy, has plans to support its overwhelmed health system with medical students and other surge staff.

Mar 24, 2020

Mar 24, 2020
British pedestrians wearing medical masks

World COVID-19 total surges past 400,000; more nations lock down

More nations, including the UK and India, order countrywide lockdowns.

Apr 02, 2020

Apr 02, 2020
Spanish troops COVID-19 response efforts

Global COVID-19 total races past 1 million mark

Pandemic activity is increasing rapidly in Africa, up 185% from the previous week, the WHO says.

Dec 28, 2020

Dec 28, 2020
travel ban

Multiple countries report UK SARS-CoV-2 variant cases

As cases soar in both the UK and South Africa, scientists are scrambling to detail variant virus characteristics.

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