News & Perspective

Jan 17, 2017

Jan 17, 2017
Ebola vaccine trial

As Ebola interest ebbs, experts push for optimal vaccines, readiness

New report recommends how to move forward with vaccines and how best to position global health for the next outbreak, calling for innovative leadership to keep momentum going and bring one or more vaccines to licensure.

Jan 17, 2017
H7N9 investigators

H7N9 sickens 11 more in China; two clusters noted in earlier cases

The fast pace of newly reported illnesses during China's 5th wave of illness has already topped last season's total.

Jan 13, 2017

Jan 13, 2017
Ukraine map

Ukraine confirms first H5N8 outbreaks; Egypt reports another

New reports to the OIE involve avian flu outbreaks in 8 countries.

Jan 13, 2017

Protein-based Zika vaccine shows promise in animals

Meanwhile, Florida confirms first local case in weeks, and a study explores post-outbreak prevalence.

Jan 13, 2017
Elderly patient in hospital

US flu season picks up as European levels stay high

The US reports widespread flu and 3 pediatric deaths, while Europe is being hit hard.

Jan 13, 2017
Klebsiella pneumoniae

Pan-resistant CRE reported in Nevada

The infection, which was resistant or non-susceptible to all available antibiotics, caused the death of a 70-year-old woman.

Jan 13, 2017

News Scan for Jan 13, 2017

More H7N9 cases in China
Dengue mosquitoes
Jan 13, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jan 13, 2017

Antibiotic Resistance Investment
Candida auris biofilms
MCR-1 in pigs
Tedizolid for MRSA skin infections
MDR-TB treatment and hearing loss

Jan 12, 2017

Jan 12, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 12, 2017

Antibiotic resistance investment
Candida auris biofilms
Jan 12, 2017
Swans in flight

H5N8 detected in Spain, Slovenia for first time

Also, an analysis of H5N2 from a wild Alaskan duck adds more evidence that North American wild birds still harbor the virus.


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