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

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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