News & Perspective

Mar 23, 2017

Mar 23, 2017
Drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Report warns of rise in drug-resistant tuberculosis

About 20% of TB cases globally are resistant, and 5% are resistant to both isoniazid and rifampicin.

Mar 23, 2017
Brown howler monkey

Another yellow fever case noted in Rio de Janeiro state

The state now has 3 cases, 1 fatal, and officials worry the disease will spread to the city of Rio.

Mar 23, 2017

News Scan for Mar 23, 2017

Antibiotic resistance in the community
Zika testing in pregnancy
Africa polio vaccination
Meningitis outbreak conviction
Mar 23, 2017

Flu Scan for Mar 23, 2017

Low-path avian flu in Alabama
Flu vaccine immune response

Mar 22, 2017

Mar 22, 2017
Camels

Qatar reports its first MERS case of 2017

The case, involving a 62-year-old man, is likely locally acquired, and Saudi officials, meanwhile, report MERS in 4 camel herds.

Mar 22, 2017

News Scan for Mar 22, 2017

Heat-stable rotavirus vaccine
Zika attack rates
US boosts Brazilian beef inspection
Mar 22, 2017

Avian Flu Scan for Mar 22, 2017

H5N1, H5N8 outbreaks
H7N9 mutation findings

Mar 21, 2017

Mar 21, 2017
Swabbing rooster

Kentucky reports low-path H7N9 in commercial flock

Alabama officials likewise confirm low-path H7N9 at 2 locations in separate counties.

Mar 21, 2017

News Scan for Mar 21, 2017

More nut butter E coli cases
Zika in Florida
Global flu declines
Drug resistance in eye samples

Mar 20, 2017

Mar 20, 2017
Chickens on a motorcycle

Veterinary groups address H7N9 poultry risk in China

Also, Croatia reports its first high-path H5N5 outbreak in poultry.

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