News & Perspective

Feb 22, 2019

Feb 22, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Feb 22, 2019

Antibiotic Rx for skin infections
MCR-1, MCR-3 hybrid E coli
XDR gonorrhea clone
New metallo-beta-lactamase
Fast track for pneumonia antibiotic
Nursing home UTI stewardship
Triclosan-induced antibiotic tolerance
Staph clindamycin resistance
Resistant bacteria in farm soil
Geographic MRSA risks
Readmission after C diff

Aug 03, 2018

Aug 03, 2018

News Scan for Aug 03, 2018

More McDonald's Cyclospora cases
Lassa vaccine licensing deal
BU lab begins Ebola work
Recurrent vulvovaginal Candida

Jul 12, 2016

Jul 12, 2016
Caged chicken

Three states report low-path H5 at live-bird markets

Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey reported outbreaks, which a USDA spokesperson said are not uncommon at live markets.

Apr 22, 2015

Apr 22, 2015
Turkey

USDA hopes weather will help as H5N2 outbreaks mount

Officials mull the effects of weather, migration routes, and possible airborne spread.

Apr 20, 2015

Apr 20, 2015
Chicken flock

H5N2 strikes again in Iowa, Minnesota

The farm in Iowa houses 5.3 million chickens, 2 more Minnesota turkey farms are affected, and Ontario has a new outbreak.

Apr 08, 2015

Apr 08, 2015
Turkeys in barn

Ninth Minnesota turkey farm struck by H5N2

The affected farm housed 310,000 turkeys, and Ontario's outbreak is also confirmed to be from H5N2.

Apr 07, 2015

Apr 07, 2015
Farm turkeys

Minnesota hit by 8th H5N2 outbreak in turkeys

Another Minnesota farm has been hit by H5N2, and Ontario and Vietnam also report avian flu outbreaks.

Mar 18, 2015

Mar 18, 2015
Pintail duck

Role of wild birds in US H5N2 outbreaks questioned

Some wildlife disease experts warn against jumping to easy conclusions.

Mar 18, 2015

Flu Scan for Mar 18, 2015

H7N3 in California turkeys
Estimating flu vaccine effectiveness
Health worker flu immunization

Dec 16, 2014

Dec 16, 2014
Wild pintail duck

H5N2, H5N8 avian flu viruses surface in US

The 2 highly pathogenic strains in Washington state raise questions about possible connections with outbreaks in Canada and Europe.

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