At Avian Flu Diary, Mike Coston has an important post: The Year Of Spreading Dangerously. The introduction:
In addition to providing the usual scourges of malaria, dengue, seasonal influenza, antibiotic resistant bacteria and pneumonia, 2014 has provided us with a number of new, or sometimes simply transplanted, disease threats around the world.
A reminder that in our highly mobile and interconnected world, a disease threat anywhere can easily become a disease threat everywhere.
What follows is a superb retrospective on the outbreaks of the past year: H5N1, H7N9, chikungunya, MERS, Ebola, and EV-D68.