News & Perspective

Sep 20, 2016

Sep 20, 2016

CDC ups Zika testing support; Florida reports more local cases

In other developments, without Zika funding federal officials have had to tap research money for cancer and other diseases.

Sep 09, 2016

Sep 09, 2016

ASP News Scan for Sep 09, 2016

Resistance evolution on video
Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella in blood
Prize for drug-resistance tests
Undercount of drug-resistance deaths
AMR genes in household dust
E coli in meat samples
Malaria decline, drug resistance
ESBL E coli on pig farms

Sep 08, 2016

Sep 08, 2016

News Scan for Sep 08, 2016

Prize for drug-resistance tests
Anthrax-like illness in Africa
H7N9 vaccine trial results

Aug 29, 2016

Aug 29, 2016
Zika screening

Studies highlight possible Zika treatments, mosquito control conundrum

Scientists saw potential in some existing drugs and showed that mosquitoes can pass the virus to their offspring.

Aug 11, 2016

Aug 11, 2016
Wynwood Building-arctic penguin Flickr cc

Florida detects 3 more local Zika cases as feds shift funds

HHS Secretary Burwell says lack of congressional action forced $81 million to be taken from other programs.

Aug 11, 2016

News Scan for Aug 11, 2016

Experimental MERS drug
Nigerian polio cases
More avian flu in France
New TB guidelines
Plague in Zambia

Jul 06, 2016

Jul 06, 2016
Female sprinter

NIH-funded study will track Zika in US Olympic participants

The study will monitor for infections in athletes, coaches, and USOC staff.

Jun 28, 2016

Jun 28, 2016
Rhesus monkeys

Zika animal studies yield new disease clues, optimism for vaccine

Key findings in the monkey study were protection against later infection and that infections in pregnant animals lasted much longer.

Jun 22, 2016

Jun 22, 2016

News Scan for Jun 22, 2016

Saudi MERS update
Drug-resistant TB in kids
Speeding multi-site studies

Jun 21, 2016

Jun 21, 2016
Pregnancy group

With launch of big Zika pregnancy study, NIH seeks key answers

Also, agencies publish guidance on Olympics travel and lab testing, and New York City officials outline their Zika response.

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