News & Perspective

Dec 13, 2017

Dec 13, 2017
Latino grandfather and baby

Study bolsters Zika-microcephaly link, rules out others

No link was found between microcephaly and a key insecticide—or vaccines.

Dec 13, 2017
DNA sequence

Genetic tests reveal more about new H5N6 reassortant

The strain has 2 mutations that might alter its susceptibility to the neuraminidase inhibitor class of antiviral drugs.

Dec 13, 2017
Doctor consult with laptop

New FDA website aids in antimicrobial breakpoint updates

The site contains data on interpretive criteria for antimicrobial susceptibility tests.

Dec 13, 2017

News Scan for Dec 13, 2017

More puppy Campylobacter
Food safety panel phased out
Urine TB test developed
Zika vaccine durability
MenB vaccine in young adults

Dec 12, 2017

Dec 12, 2017
Chickens laying eggs

Europe's Salmonella decline stalls with increased egg contamination

Campylobacter and serious Listeria cases also rose.

Dec 12, 2017

News Scan for Dec 12, 2017

Smallpox drug review
Flu rise in North America, Asia
Cholera in Kenya, Zambia
Dec 12, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 12, 2017

Better antibiotic drug trials
Vaccines to fight AMR

Dec 11, 2017

Dec 11, 2017
Ducks and lone chicken

H5N6 avian flu reassortant confirmed in Dutch outbreak

Also, Cambodia reports an H5N1 outbreak in poultry, its first in nearly a year.

Dec 11, 2017

News Scan for Dec 11, 2017

Dengvaxia turmoil
North Korea bioweapons
MERS case, death
Vaccine scare signals
Dec 11, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 11, 2017

Asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment guide
Antimicrobial resistance workshop

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