News & Perspective

Apr 20, 2018

Apr 20, 2018
Dairy cow

Investigators trace 2016-17 Salmonella outbreak to dairy cows

Officials did not have specific enough data to issue an alert during the outbreak.

Apr 20, 2018
Raw pork chops

GAO asks USDA to further cut pathogens in meat, poultry

Some common products like turkey breasts and pork chops don't even have standards, the report says.

Apr 20, 2018

News Scan for Apr 20, 2018

Romaine warning widens
US flu ebbs further
Yellow fever in Brazil
Avian flu outbreaks
Wild ducks as H5N8 carriers
Apr 20, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 20, 2018

More super-resistant gonorrhea
Penicillin 'allergy' and prescribing
Candida auris in Colombia

Apr 19, 2018

Apr 19, 2018
Dengue clinical trial

WHO advisers halt Dengvaxia, for now

The controversial dengue vaccine should not be used until clinicians can confirm prior dengue infection, and such a test is at least 2 years away.

Apr 19, 2018

News Scan for Apr 19, 2018

Yellow fever risk
Rotavirus vaccine and intussusception
Apr 19, 2018

Food Outbreak Scan for Apr 19, 2018

Romaine E coli outbreak grows
Egg farm investigation

Apr 18, 2018

Apr 18, 2018
Malaria mom and child

Malaria meetings garner support, shed new light on spread

Researchers described tactics and tools for use in conflict and humanitarian zones and showed threats from cominated blood bank supplies.

Apr 18, 2018

News Scan for Apr 18, 2018

Lingering flu in Europe
Lassa in Nigeria, Liberia
Apr 18, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 18, 2018

New colistin resistance gene
More MCR-1 in China
E coli in Iranian dairy products

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