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Pigs at trough

EU nations report high drug resistance in humans, animals, food

Report finds extremely high multidrug resistance in a Salmonella strain that can sicken humans.

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CIDRAP / Wellcome Trust Report

Completing the Development of Ebola Vaccines

Third report from Ebola Vaccine Team B highlights Ebola vaccine successes as well as gaps and challenges.

Poultry on a bike trailer

China confirms high-path H7N9 in market poultry

For the first time in China, the high-path strain of H7N9 has been detected in live market poultry.

DNA test

H7N9 analyses hint at genetic mutations, drug resistance

Analyses of samples from China and Taiwan hint at resistance to antiviral drugs.

Doctor prescribing medication

Study finds patient pressure can sway antibiotic prescribing

The study involves hypothetical scenarios, but doctors say patient expectation is a real factor in discussions about antibiotics.

Rooster and chickens

Vietnam reports H5N6 and H5N1 outbreaks as Europe battles more H5N8

Vietnam reports its first H5N6 and H5N1 outbreaks of 2017 as 5 European nations battle more H5N8 outbreaks in both domestic and wild birds.

Inside CIDRAP

Jan 9, 2017
New honors seminar “Battling the Bugs: Anthrax, Ebola, and Everyday Life” developed by Deputy Director Jill DeBoer, MPH, is designed to give students a glimpse into the diverse disciplines involved in infectious disease prevention and control.

Dec 20, 2016
The Atlantic
article on whether the next administration is ready to deal with an outbreak of pandemic flu or other emerging disease features commentary by Deputy Director Jill DeBoer, MPH.

Sep 21, 2016
Through a new collaborative called Conscience of Antimicrobial Resistance Accountability (CARA), CIDRAP will continue to be a critical informational platform for healthcare providers on the frontlines of the antimicrobial resistance crisis.

More Inside CIDRAP

NEWS SCAN

Feb 22, 2017
  • Global flu, H3N2
  • Bipartisan pro-vaccine letter
  • Yemen cholera
Feb 21, 2017
  • H7N9 cases in China
  • Poultry worker avian flu exposure
  • Yemen polio campaign
  • Multi-disease mosquito vaccine

Stewardship / Resistance Scan

Feb 22, 2017
  • MDR Enterobacteriaceae in children
  • MCR-1 in Chinese pets
  • MDR-TB testing, treatment

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