News & Perspective

May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022
Monkeypox on leg and hand of young girl

More nations report monkeypox; possible case in New York

At least 8 European countries and Canada, the US, and Australia have tallied cases.

Apr 26, 2022

Apr 26, 2022
Scientist at microscope in lab

CIDRAP to develop vaccine roadmap for future coronavirus threats

The roadmap "will provide a framework for the development of broadly protective coronavirus vaccines to ensure that we are prepared to respond" to future SARS-CoV-2 variants or other viruses with pandemic potential.

Sep 30, 2021

Sep 30, 2021
Flu vaccine researcher

WHO- and CIDRAP-led flu vaccine roadmap presents path to better vaccines

The 10-year plan starts today and gives recommendations for a range of scientific disciplines to better address seasonal flu and prepare for the next flu pandemic.

May 03, 2021

May 03, 2021

News Scan for May 03, 2021

End to DRC Ebola outbreak
Canadian variant flu cases

Mar 02, 2021

Mar 02, 2021
Oxygen canisters

WHO sounds alarm over COVID-linked oxygen crisis

Low-resource nations have borne the brunt of shaky oxygen supply chains, even before COVID.

Feb 26, 2021

Feb 26, 2021
Aedes aegypti Zika mosquito

Zika roadmap outlines steps toward diagnostics, treatment, vaccines

Now open for public comment, the WHO-led roadmap has 14 goals.

Jul 06, 2020

Jul 06, 2020
Woman sneezing outdoors

Global experts: Ignoring airborne COVID spread risky

Not recognizing airborne transmission has led to a false sense of security, they write.

Jan 06, 2020

Jan 06, 2020
Night market in Wuhan, China

Questions still swirl over China's unexplained pneumonia outbreak

The CDC issues a watch but does not call for travel limits.

Oct 10, 2019

Oct 10, 2019
Zika babies with microcephaly

Study highlights Zika lessons, need to stay vigilant

The virus can have long-lasting consequences for those exposed in utero and will likely strike again, experts say.

Mar 27, 2017

Mar 27, 2017

News Scan for Mar 27, 2017

MERS case
Avian flu in 3 nations
Meningitis in Nigeria
Preparedness spending

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