News & Perspective

Mar 22, 2017

Mar 22, 2017

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 14, 2017

Mar 14, 2017

Osterholm plays detective, general in 'Deadliest Enemy' book

The book is part detective story, part public health primer—and a clear call to act.

Mar 14, 2017
Chicken swabbing

Alabama officials investigate 3 avian flu detections

The outbreaks are close to where Tennessee recently confirmed two H7N9 events.

Mar 14, 2017
Ebola vaccination

Prime-boost Ebola vaccine yields immune response at 1 year

A prime-boost regimen in clinical trials shows immune response 1 year after vaccination.

Mar 14, 2017

News Scan for Mar 14, 2017

MERS hospital case
H5 avian flu outbreaks
Pandemic 2009 flu vaccine
Mar 14, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 14, 2017

Antibiotic misconceptions
Sexual spread of resistant bacteria
New gram-negative antibiotic

Mar 13, 2017

Mar 13, 2017
Klebsiella pneumoniae

CRE surveillance: Is tracking of 'nightmare' bacteria adequate?

Some concerned experts recommend screening all acute-care patients.

Mar 13, 2017
Whooper swan

H5N8 strikes Nepal for first time; Vietnam reports H5N1, H5N6

Nepal also reports H5N1 at a zoo, while 5 European nations confirm more H5N8 outbreaks.


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