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Partial oral antibiotic therapy may be appropriate for certain patients who have orthopedic infections and endocarditis.
A Scandinavian study finds that ibuprofen is not a suitable alternative to antibiotics for UTIs.
New paper argues that a combination of caps, user fees, and limits on meat consumption could cut antibiotic use in food animals by 80%.
The roadmap includes 11 recommendations on antibiotic use in food animals split into 3 key areas.
Scientists report the first detection of MCR-4, as well as MCR-3 in Denmark and Italy.
Recommendations focus on pre- and probiotics, countermeasures, and prevention steps.
European countries already reporting H5N8 note several more outbreaks, many involving wild birds.
Higly pathogenic H5N8 was detected in Iran, Denmark, Poland, and the Netherlands.
Wild birds in Denmark and Switzerland test positive for H5N8, while H5N1 hits Nigeria and H5N6 strikes South Korea.
In the past few weeks, 8 European nations, plus India and Israel, have confirmed H5N8, mainly in migratory waterfowl.
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