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Apr 28, 2017
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South America sees Zika rise, study estimates US disease cost

The cost study looked at different attack-rate ranges, putting the upper-end estimate at as much as $2 billion.

Apr 26, 2017

News Scan for Apr 26, 2017

Raw milk burden
Saudi MERS case
H9N2 case in China
New polio vaccine
Chikungunya in Pakistan
Apr 18, 2017

News Scan for Apr 18, 2017

Zika birth defects in Puerto Rico
MERS in Qatar
Yellow fever in Brazil
Measles travel alerts
Meningitis vaccine shortage
Chikungunya in Pakistan
Apr 17, 2017

News Scan for Apr 17, 2017

More chikungunya
Pertussis in preemies
Emergency meningitis vaccination
CRISPR diagnostics
Apr 10, 2017

News Scan for Apr 10, 2017

African Zika circulation
Chikungunya spike
Carbapenem-resistant E cloacae
Resistant Klebsiella
Ebola studies
Pneumonia and sedatives
Apr 03, 2017

News Scan for Apr 03, 2017

Healthcare MERS
Yellow fever spreads
Avian flu in Europe
More chikungunya
Russia and resistance research
Mar 28, 2017

News Scan for Mar 28, 2017

New NIH cuts
Yellow fever from Suriname
Measles in Europe
C diff in surgical patients
New chikungunya cases
Food safety in cookbooks
Mar 20, 2017

News Scan for Mar 20, 2017

Saudi MERS cases
Drug-resistant Salmonella outbreak
More chikungunya
TB/HIV in Europe
Stewardship in peds urgent care
New AMR diagnostic tool
Mar 13, 2017

News Scan for Mar 13, 2017

MERS hospital outbreak
Yellow fever in Rio
Pneumococcal vaccine in kids
New chikungunya cases
MDRO screening, isolation
Feb 27, 2017

News Scan for Feb 27, 2017

H5N1 cases in Egypt
H5N8, H5N1 outbreaks
Chikungunya in Pakistan, Brazil

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Cardoso CW, Kikuti M, Prates APPB, et al. Unrecognized emergence of chikungunya virus during a Zika virus outbreak in Salvador, Brazil. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Jan 23;11(1):e0005334

Evans-Gilbert T. Chikungunya and neonatal immunity: fatal vertically transmitted chikungunya infection. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017 (published online Feb 6)

Gallian P, Leparc-Goffart I, Richard P, et al. Epidemiology of chikungunya virus outbreaks in Guadeloupe and Martinique, 2014: an observational study in volunteer blood donors. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Jan 12;11(1):e0005254

Global expansion of chikungunya virus: mapping the 64 year history.

Pastula DM, Hancock WT, Bel M, et al. Chikungunya virus disease outbreak in Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Mar 1;11(3):e0005410

Rauf M, tuz-Zahra F, Manzoor S, et al. Outbreak of chikungunya in Pakistan. Lancet Infect Dis 2017 Mar;17(3):258

Souza TMA, Azeredo EL, Badolato-Correa J, et al. First report of the East-Central South African genotype of chikungunya virus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. PLoS Curr 2017 Feb 14

Teo TH, Chan YH, Lee WWL, et al. Fingolimod treatment abrogates chikungunya virus-induced arthralgia. Sci Transl Med 2017 Feb 1;9(375)

van Aalst M, Nelen CM, Goorhuis A, et al. Long-term sequelae of chikungunya virus disease: a systematic review. Travel Med Infect Dis 2017 (published online Feb 2)

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