News & Perspective

Jan 24, 2020

Jan 24, 2020
Map of France

China's nCoV total tops 900 as outbreak expands to France

Also, Vietnam reports person-to-person spread as more locations confirm cases.

Jan 24, 2020
Travelers at O'Hare Airport

With new nCoV case in Chicago, US says no travel to Wuhan

A woman in Chicago becomes the 2nd imported US case of the novel coronavirus.

Jan 24, 2020
CPR in hospital

Studies highlight nCoV similarity with SARS, family transmission

A study of Wuhan's earliest cases details serious SARS-like symptoms and a 15% death rate.

Jan 24, 2020
Twin girls with ice cream bars

Studies diverge on link between early antibiotics, obesity

On study found a link, but the other, when it focused on siblings and twins, found none.

Jan 24, 2020

News Scan for Jan 24, 2020

US flu uptick, kids' deaths
No new Ebola infections
Three Saudi MERS cases
Polio in Pakistan, elsewhere
Jan 24, 2020

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 24, 2020

BARDA funding for new C diff drug
Investing to tackle antibiotic resistance

Jan 23, 2020

Jan 23, 2020
Hong Kong woman wearing surgical mask

WHO holds off on nCoV emergency declaration as cases soar

Also, CEPI announces a major push to develop vaccines as cases top 600.

Jan 23, 2020
Meningococcus bacteria in spinal fluid

Studies: MenB vaccine prevents illness but not carriage rates

The two studies address unanswered questions about the vaccine, experts say.

Jan 23, 2020
Two bucks in snow

Minnesota finds CWD in wild deer in just 1 area; new Wisconsin county affected

The 27 detections from the 2019 hunting season were confined to southeastern Minnesota.

Jan 23, 2020

News Scan for Jan 23, 2020

Zika surveillance in US
Pharma support for stewardship
Liverpool antibiotic resistance lab

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