Volume 20, Number 2—February 2014
Historical specimens might be a source of viable orthopoxviruses, including variola virus.
Health authorities should be vigilant for this rapidly evolving virus.
Responses are relatively weak, indicating relatively low immunogenicity compared with other influenza A virus subtypes.
Careful monitoring of vaccines against common bacterial colonizers is needed.
Contamination of 2 compounded products labeled as sterile from the same pharmacy highlight the need for regulatory reform of compounding pharmacies.
Such surveillance can provide an early warning for emergence of this disease and measure disease underreporting.
Outbreaks can be prevented with strict biosecurity and microbiological monitoring.
Subtype analysis reveals that human infections are likely transmitted through contact with infected sheep and drinking water contaminated by wildlife.
Rift Valley Fever Outbreak, Mauritania, 2012
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Clinical recommendations for the prevention and treatment of anthrax among pregnant women are updated.
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