News & Perspective

May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017
India satellite photo

First local Zika cases noted in India; studies explore transmission

The WHO says the cases in India likely reflect low-level transmission.

May 26, 2017
Microbiome

Study details flow of microbes in a new hospital

Data showed an interesting ebb and flow, as well as evidence of slowly increasing bacterial resistance.

May 26, 2017
Poultry market

H7N9 cases ebb in China as CDC creates vaccine virus

The number of new H7N9 avian flu cases in China declined again this week, to 9.

May 26, 2017

News Scan for May 26, 2017

Resistant gonorrhea in China
Cholera response in Yemen

May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017
Asian boy in hospital

Hospital outbreak of MCR-1 Klebsiella reported in China

This appears to be the first MCR-1 hospital outbreak.

May 25, 2017
Airline pandemic flu testing

World Bank says most nations not ready for pandemic

One recommendations is for all nations to assess preparedness and animal health capacities by 2019.

May 25, 2017

News Scan for May 25, 2017

Ebola in DRC
Saudi MERS cases
Yellow fever in Brazil
Zika and fetal outcome
WHO budget OK'd

May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017
Aerial spraying

GAO says diagnostics, mosquito control key in Zika efforts

Establishing an effective diagnostics protocol for Zika testing is of utmost importance, the GAO says.

May 24, 2017

News Scan for May 24, 2017

Qatar MERS case
Pneumonia vaccine protection
May 24, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 24, 2017

MCR-1 in Australia
Delayed antibiotics for respiratory infections

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