News & Perspective

Jul 21, 2008

Jul 21, 2008

More efforts look outside the box for outbreak signals

(CIDRAP News) – In the history of infectious diseases, coincidence plays an extraordinary role. In 1706, Cotton Mather purchased a slave named Onesimus who happened to come from a tribe that practiced variolation, and so smallpox prevention was introduced to North America.

May 16, 2014

May 16, 2014

News Scan for May 16, 2014

Chikungunya in Florida
H7N9 in China
Ebbing flu activity
DoD countermeasure review
Early measles vaccine

Jun 10, 2014

Jun 10, 2014

News Scan for Jun 10, 2014

MMRV-related seizures
Measles surge in Somalia
Rotavirus vaccine benefits
H10N8 virus origins

Feb 02, 2015

Feb 02, 2015

News Scan for Feb 02, 2015

US, Canadian measles
MERS in Saudi Arabia, Qatar
More chikungunya cases
H7N9 in China
Caribbean cholera trends
MMR vaccine in adults

Dec 26, 2019

Dec 26, 2019

News Scan for Dec 26, 2019

Global flu snapshot
H5N6 avian flu in Nigeria
Dengue vaccine screening
Non-medical vaccine exemptions

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