News & Perspective

Aug 31, 2016

Aug 31, 2016

Analysis highlights strong Zika-GBS association

Other new reports detail co-infections with other mosquito-borne viruses and fatal encephalitis.

Aug 31, 2016
Mosquito ground spraying

With more Zika in Florida, lack of funding underscored

With new cases reported, federal and global health officials decry shortages in response funding.

Aug 31, 2016
Yellow fever vaccine production

WHO: Yellow fever not a public health emergency

Situation "continues to be serious and requires sustained control measures," though.

Aug 31, 2016

News Scan for Aug 31, 2016

Ebola persistence in semen
Saudi MERS case
More chikungunya
H5N6 in China
FDA OKs 4-strain flu vaccine
Aug 31, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Aug 31, 2016

Antibiotic prescribing by dentists
Incentives for antibiotic development
Polymyxin resistance in Brazil

Aug 30, 2016

Aug 30, 2016
Hearing test

Zika linked to hearing loss in infants

Researchers describe congenital hearing loss associated with Zika in infants born with microcephaly.

Aug 30, 2016
Bacteria culture in petri dish

Antibiotic resistance prompts new WHO STD guidance

Quinolones are no longer recommended for gonorrhea because of widespread resistance.

Aug 30, 2016
Salmonella bacteria

NARMS report shows resistance low in Salmonella but up in 1 strain

Rates of multidrug resistance in Salmonella seroptype I 4,[5],12:i:- have tripled.

Aug 30, 2016

News Scan for Aug 30, 2016

Vaccine exemptions
Meningitis B vaccine recs
Antibiotic resistance and childbirth
Aug 30, 2016

Ebola Scan for Aug 30, 2016

Convalescent serum for Ebola
Inactivating Ebola samples


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