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Jul 23, 2021

Jul 23, 2021

News Scan for Jul 23, 2021

H5 avian flu case in India
Low global flu levels
African vaccine-derived polio cases

May 18, 2021

May 18, 2021
COVID death India

India's COVID-19 cases top 25 million as deaths soar

Some other Asian nations are facing their biggest surges of the pandemic, and 7 African nations report notable rises.

May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021

News Scan for May 14, 2021

COVID campus safety ideas
Prepandemic adult vaccination
Vaccine-linked polio in 4 countries

Apr 30, 2021

Apr 30, 2021

News Scan for Apr 30, 2021

Maternal COVID and infant outcomes
Nasopharyngeal swab complications
Flu vaccine nudges
Polio in 9 countries

Feb 05, 2021

Feb 05, 2021

News Scan for Feb 05, 2021

Emergency department antibiotic stewardship
Poll on leftover antibiotics
Sporadic global flu activity
Polio in 4 countries

May 05, 2020

May 05, 2020
Kenya market place

As exponential COVID-19 spread hits parts of Africa, WHO issues advisory on traditional medicines

Cases rose 41% in Africa last week, and transmission is widespread in 7 countries. Lesotho is the only nation that hasn't reported a case.

Mar 16, 2020

Mar 16, 2020
Paris skyline

France orders lockdown to slow COVID-19 spread

And 1,440 new cases in Spain mean it is now the world's fourth hardest-hit country.

Feb 08, 2019

Feb 08, 2019

News Scan for Feb 08, 2019

DRC Ebola total hits 800
African Lassa fever outbreak support
Polio cases from three countries
Mayaro virus vaccine trial

Jan 24, 2019

Jan 24, 2019
Long-fingered bat

Ebola infects 3 more in DRC; virus evidence found in West Africa bat

The illnesses bring the overall outbreak total to 715, including 443 deaths.

Jul 23, 2018

Jul 23, 2018
Ebola campaign

Flare-up of Ebola in Liberian family highlights virus persistence

The Liberian case from 2015 highlights a lingering threat that the DRC will face after its outbreak is declared over.


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