News & Perspective

May 05, 2016

May 05, 2016
Aedes researcher

Bacteria shown to curb mosquitoes' ability to spread Zika

The findings are similar to earlier studies showing Wolbachia's ability to cut dengue transmission.

May 05, 2016

News Scan for May 05, 2016

Saudi MERS case
Single-dose cholera vaccine
Worrisome H5N6 evolution
May 05, 2016

Ebola Scan for May 05, 2016

Ebola persistence in semen
Source of late Ebola flare-up

May 04, 2016

May 04, 2016

Study: 30% of outpatient antibiotic prescriptions unnecessary

National estimate says 47 million needless prescriptions are written a year, many for respiratory illnesses.

May 04, 2016
Frozen vegetables

Listeria linked to frozen vegetables sickens 8 in 3 states

All patients were hospitalized, and a recall involves 358 products and 42 brands.

May 04, 2016

News Scan for May 04, 2016

Ebola spread in households
ESBL colonization
May 04, 2016

Flu Scan for May 04, 2016

Avian flu in Missouri turkeys
H5N6 case in China
Flu vaccine and premature birth
Global flu activity

May 03, 2016

May 03, 2016
South America globe

Peru finds local Zika cases; report supports complication links

Also, a study found distinct temporal patterns between cases, GBS, and microcephaly.

May 03, 2016
Lab researchers

USDA offers $6 million for antimicrobial resistance research

Research will include probing how resistance develops and spreads and how to combat it.

May 03, 2016

News Scan for May 03, 2016

MERS case in Qatar
Ebola countdown restarts

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