News & Perspective

Nov 01, 2013

Nov 01, 2013

Flu Scan for Nov 01, 2013

Low fall flu levels
Erasmus appeals export ruling
Hospital-onset flu cases

Oct 24, 2013

Oct 24, 2013
Exserohilum rostratum fungus

Study: Many outbreak fungal infections involved CNS

81% of patients in the early weeks of a large outbreak of fungal infections from steroid injections had CNS infections.

Sep 16, 2013

Sep 16, 2013
Clostridium difficile on agar plate

CDC: Antibiotic-resistant bugs sicken 2 million a year

Agency says the most urgent threats are drug-resistant C diff, Enterobacteriaceae, and gonorrhea.

Sep 16, 2013
Manure spreading in field

MRSA studies: Incidence down; field manure may be risk factor

Healthcare-related MRSA cases are down, but where a person lives may influence risk.

Sep 03, 2013

Sep 03, 2013
Surgeon washing hands

Study: Healthcare-linked infections cost US $10 billion a year

Five of the most common healthcare-related infections cost the US nearly $10 billion a year.

Aug 20, 2013

Aug 20, 2013
A lab researcher at work.

CDC funding helps states boost disease detection

The CDC today announced $75 million in grants to help states and cities respond to infectious disease threats.

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