News & Perspective

Mar 29, 2017

Mar 29, 2017
heartburn

Heartburn drugs tied to higher risk of recurrent C diff

A 16-study meta-analysis finds about a 50% higher risk tied to anti-reflux drugs.

Mar 28, 2017

Mar 28, 2017
Lab pipetting

CDC updates flaccid myelitis testing, expands search for clues

Last year saw a surge of 136 AFM cases in 37 states.

Mar 28, 2017

News Scan for Mar 28, 2017

New NIH cuts
Yellow fever from Suriname
Measles in Europe
C diff in surgical patients
New chikungunya cases
Food safety in cookbooks
Mar 28, 2017

Avian Flu Scan for Mar 28, 2017

H5N1 case details in Egypt
H5N1, H5N8 outbreaks

Mar 27, 2017

Mar 27, 2017
White chickens

Georgia reports low-path H7 in commercial breeder flock

Four southeastern states have now been hit with low-path H7, with Tennessee also noting high-path H7N9.

Mar 27, 2017

News Scan for Mar 27, 2017

MERS case
Avian flu in 3 nations
Meningitis in Nigeria
Preparedness spending
Mar 27, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 27, 2017

Diagnostic test competition
MDR-TB in African migrants
Stewardship in Aruba

Mar 24, 2017

Mar 24, 2017
TB screening

Tuberculosis declines in US, Europe, but issues remain

TB cases among people of foreign origin pose problems for disease elimination, officials say.

Mar 24, 2017
Barn chickens

High-path H7N9 expands to poultry in China's Hunan province

Japan, meanwhile, reports two large H5N6 outbreaks at poultry farms in different prefectures.

Mar 24, 2017
Aedes aegypti mosquito

CDC reports 7 more babies born with Zika defects

Research news includes microcephaly in infants and mapping of the Aedes aegypti genome.

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