News & Perspective

Aug 24, 2018

Aug 24, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Aug 24, 2018

Recall of diagnostic test
Stewardship in dialysis clinics
MDRO risk factors in Brazil
Antibiotic guidance for acute cough
Cerebrospinal fluid diagnostic test
Antibiotics for kids' UTIs
Drug-resistant TB surveillance model

Feb 23, 2018

Feb 23, 2018

News Scan for Feb 23, 2018

Japan clears new flu drug
UK Zika vaccine project
Avian flu epi report
Yellow fever in Brazil
Public health readiness

May 18, 2011

May 18, 2011

Experts: Regulatory issues are main reason for keeping smallpox virus

(CIDRAP News) – When the World Health Assembly (WHA) considers the fate of the remaining stocks of smallpox virus this week, the debate is likely to be framed in part by a report from a group of independent experts that says the only strong reason for keeping the virus is to satisfy strict regulatory requirements for new vaccines and antivirals.

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