News & Perspective

Feb 02, 2020

Feb 02, 2020
Patient in hospital bed

Philippines has first nCoV death outside of China as cases top 14,000

A man, 44, in the Philippines who was coinfected with 2019-nCoV, Strep pneumoniae, and flu B has died.

Jan 31, 2020

Jan 31, 2020

News Scan for Jan 31, 2020

US flu rebound, kids' deaths
Recent DRC Ebola cases
Pathogen-spewing hospital toilets
MERS in the UAE
Polio in 4 countries

Apr 17, 2014

Apr 17, 2014
Nursing baby camel

MERS outbreaks grow; Malaysian case had camel link

Seven cases were added to the Jeddah outbreak in Saudi Arabia, and 3 in the UAE.

Apr 16, 2014

Apr 16, 2014
Kuala Lumpur aerial view

MERS cases reach Far East; Saudi Arabia reports 6 more

The disease has made a long-feared leap outside the Middle East, killing a man in Malaysia and infecting a nurse in the Philippines.

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