News & Perspective

Aug 02, 2019

Aug 02, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Aug 02, 2019

Resistant organisms and medical care abroad
New CARB-X funding
Isolates for rapid diagnostics
Carbapenemase screening in Korea
Taco Bell to cut antibiotics in beef
New antifungal candidate
Antibiotic index adapted for UK

Aug 01, 2019

Aug 01, 2019

News Scan for Aug 01, 2019

Resistant organisms and medical care abroad
Listeria in the UK
CWD controversy over Canadian deer meat
Dengue outbreaks

Jun 18, 2018

Jun 18, 2018

News Scan for Jun 18, 2018

Rift Valley fever in Kenya
Canada's hepatitis C plan

Aug 16, 2016

Aug 16, 2016

News Scan for Aug 16, 2016

Malaria may boost Ebola survival
Scallop hepatitis A source
Inhaled vs injectable flu vaccine
Camels and human cold virus
Venezuela malaria spike

Aug 13, 2014

Aug 13, 2014
MSF Ebola center

Countries take more control steps as Ebola totals grow

From travel-related measures to the offer of experimental vaccine, African and non-African nations take steps to control spread.

Sep 19, 2013

Sep 19, 2013

News Scan for Sep 19, 2013

Canadian SARS leader dies
Polio risk in Africa
MDR/XDR-TB in Europe

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.

Apr 22, 2011

Apr 22, 2011

US flu season nears its end; global levels low

(CIDRAP News) – Influenza activity in the United States continued to fade last week, but the lingering signs included reports of four more flu-related deaths in children, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said today.

Meanwhile, the World Health Organization's latest global update said flu was generally low and decreasing worldwide, but there were a few patches of activity in the tropics.

Dec 08, 2010

Dec 08, 2010

Resistant flu cases underline need for new antivirals

(CIDRAP News) – A package of studies and commentary published this week by the Journal of Infectious Diseases points up the ability of influenza viruses to become drug-resistant and continue to spread, highlighting the need for new antivirals.

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