News & Perspective

Jul 20, 2017

Jul 20, 2017
Scientist at microscope

CDC keeping a watchful eye on Candida auris

If illness from the fungus becomes more common, "We are dealing with the potential for a highly resistant bug to really take off."

Jul 20, 2017
AIDS researcher

Report details economic benefits of US global health R & D

The study says the funding has spurred growth of US jobs while bringing lifesaving products to the world.

Jul 20, 2017

News Scan for Jul 20, 2017

Produce safety funds
Ebola risk factors
Zika, GBS link
Jul 20, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 20, 2017

Origins of MRSA
Drug-resistant gonorrhea
Antiretroviral-resistant HIV

Jul 19, 2017

Jul 19, 2017
Cow

USDA tests find atypical BSE in Alabama cow

Officials say atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy ("mad cow") was detected in an 11-year-old cow.

Jul 19, 2017
Cholera bacteria

Thousands more cholera cases reported in Yemen, Somalia

Yemen confirms another 35,000 cholera cases, while Somalia reports a slight slowdown, with only 1,121 new cases.

Jul 19, 2017

News Scan for Jul 19, 2017

Lab-linked Salmonella
Ebola persistence
Polio in Syria
Sri Lanka dengue battle
Measles and travel
Acute flaccid myelitis
Jul 19, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 19, 2017

AMR in the food chain
Stewardship and skin infections
MDR plasmid transfer
Antibiotics and birth defects

Jul 18, 2017

Jul 18, 2017
Cattle herd

Pew report identifies key farm, feedlot food safety steps

Recommendations focus on pre- and probiotics, countermeasures, and prevention steps.

Jul 18, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 18, 2017

Antibiotic Rx in England
Fecal transplant effect on UTIs

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