News & Perspective

Sep 05, 2018

Sep 05, 2018
Woman wearing surgical mask

New single-dose antiviral cuts flu symptoms, viral loads

Baloxavir reduced flu symptoms by 1 day and reduced viral shedding.

Sep 04, 2018

Sep 04, 2018
Doctor preparing flu shot for child

AAP urges flu shots over inhaled vaccine for kids when possible

Both AAP and the CDC, though, support using FluMist with the goal of optimizing vaccine coverage.

Aug 31, 2018

Aug 31, 2018

News Scan for Aug 31, 2018

DRC Ebola total at 116
MERS in Saudi Arabia
More polio in 4 nations
H1N2v case in Ohio
Intercontinental avian flu duck travel

Aug 29, 2018

Aug 29, 2018
Couple in bed

US sees record STD cases, rising gonorrhea resistance

The new data mark a 4th straight year of "steep and sustained" increases.

Aug 29, 2018

News Scan for Aug 29, 2018

BSE in Florida cow
Salmonella in kosher chicken
Congo yellow fever threat
Zika and congenital delays

Aug 24, 2018

Aug 24, 2018
Flu shot

New ACIP flu vaccine advice brings up waning-protection issue

ACIP suggests vaccination by the end of October—but the start date is less clear.

Aug 24, 2018
Throat exam

CDC: Mouth area now most common site of HPV-linked cancer

The oropharyngeal cancer rate increased 2.8% per year in men and 0.6% in women.

Aug 24, 2018

News Scan for Aug 24, 2018

More H1N2v flu cases
Cyclospora outbreak grows
Polio in Nigeria, Somalia
Avian flu, distemper in seals

Aug 23, 2018

Aug 23, 2018
Rash on baby's leg

Adverse antibiotic reactions often put kids in ED

Just over 40% of emergency department visits involved a child 2 years old or younger.

Aug 17, 2018

Aug 17, 2018

News Scan for Aug 17, 2018

Cyclospora cases rise to 476
Polio in Afghanistan, Papua NG, Nigeria

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