News & Perspective

Mar 03, 2016

Mar 03, 2016

News Scan for Mar 03, 2016

Blood infections in Wisconsin
MCR-1 in retail chicken
New Saudi MERS case
Chikungunya-dengue co-infections
Ebola funeral cluster

Apr 22, 2016

Apr 22, 2016

News Scan for Apr 22, 2016

Pet-related MCR-1 spread
Salmonella outbreak over
US measles death
Plague in cats
Malaria and transfusions

Apr 28, 2016

Apr 28, 2016

News Scan for Apr 28, 2016

Memphis measles outbreak
Yellow fever in Africa
Ebola update
Severe adenovirus illnesses
MCR-1 in Brazil’s livestock

May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016
DNA testing

Highly resistant MCR-1 'superbug' found in US for first time

Human and animal samples tested positive.

Jun 14, 2016

Jun 14, 2016

News Scan for Jun 14, 2016

Third US MCR-1 finding
Yellow fever in Angola
Lassa over in Benin

Jun 16, 2016

Jun 16, 2016
MRSA plates

Feds detail range of steps to limit antibiotic resistance

Steps include added lab capacity, a sequencing database, and boosts for drug development.

Jun 24, 2016

Jun 24, 2016
flying seagull

MCR-1 findings in gulls show mobility of resistance threat

Other reports noted detections in hospital patients, sick chickens, and retail meat samples.

Jul 28, 2016

Jul 28, 2016

News Scan for Jul 28, 2016

MCR-1 in Hong Kong
College mumps response

Sep 09, 2016

Sep 09, 2016
Mother and toddler on tropical beach

MCR-1 identified in Connecticut toddler

The case involved Caribbean travel and possible foodborne infection; also, officials note no spread in the first US case.

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