News & Perspective

Jul 27, 2016

Jul 27, 2016
Petri mouse

Study notes promising Zika antibodies; Florida suspects more local cases

The study sheds light on how Zika antibodies bind to the virus. Also, Florida is investigating four possible local cases now, all from the same two counties: Broward and neighboring Miami-Dade.

Jul 27, 2016
Flu vaccination

Flu vaccine may reduce diabetics' cardiovascular events

Type 2 diabetes patients who were vaccinated had a 30% lower risk of hospitalization for stroke and a 22% lower risk for heart failure.

Jul 27, 2016

News Scan for Jul 27, 2016

Yellow fever in Americas
E coli beef recalls
H7N9 cases in China
Cholera in South Sudan
Jul 27, 2016

Drug Resistance Scan for Jul 27, 2016

CRE risk factors
Drug-resistant C coli cluster

Jul 26, 2016

Jul 26, 2016
Zika consult

Colombia calls Zika epidemic over as Brazil seeks microcephaly answers

Also, as Florida officials continue their investigation into two possible locally acquired cases, they add 11 more travel-linked infections, including in pregnant women.

Jul 26, 2016
Raw poultry

German researchers identify 402 MCR-1 isolates

The MCR-1 gene was most prevalent in poultry, with 10.7% of turkey isolates and 5.6% of broiler isolates testing positive.

Jul 26, 2016

News Scan for Jul 26, 2016

E coli flour recall
Safety labels for fluoroquinolones
Antibiotic overuse for asthma
Ebola vaccine in monkeys
Jul 26, 2016

Avian Flu Scan for Jul 26, 2016

North American HPAI disappearance
New H5N1 outbreak in France

Jul 25, 2016

Jul 25, 2016
Baby in incubator

New Zika recs expand congenital syndrome, fine-tune testing, sex guidance

The updates include an expanded definition of Zika congenital syndrome from PAHO and revised CDC guidance on testing pregnant women and on preventing sexual spread.

Jul 25, 2016

News Scan for Jul 25, 2016

Saudi MERS update
Ebola vaccine, viral shedding
New chikungunya cases

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