News & Perspective

Apr 20, 2018

Apr 20, 2018
Dairy cow

Investigators trace 2016-17 Salmonella outbreak to dairy cows

Officials did not have specific enough data to issue an alert during the outbreak.

Apr 20, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Apr 20, 2018

More super-resistant gonorrhea
Penicillin 'allergy' and prescribing
Candida auris in Colombia
New colistin resistance gene
More MCR-1 in China
E coli in Iranian dairy products
Colistin stewardship in South Africa
Artificial antimicrobial peptide

Apr 19, 2018

Apr 19, 2018
Dengue clinical trial

WHO advisers halt Dengvaxia, for now

The controversial dengue vaccine should not be used until clinicians can confirm prior dengue infection, and such a test is at least 2 years away.

Apr 19, 2018

News Scan for Apr 19, 2018

Yellow fever risk
Rotavirus vaccine and intussusception
Apr 19, 2018

Food Outbreak Scan for Apr 19, 2018

Romaine E coli outbreak grows
Egg farm investigation

Apr 18, 2018

Apr 18, 2018
Baby camel

'Mad camel' disease? New prion infection causes alarm

Researchers describe camel prion disease in 3 symptomatic camels in Algeria.

Apr 18, 2018
Malaria mom and child

Malaria meetings garner support, shed new light on spread

Researchers described tactics and tools for use in conflict and humanitarian zones and showed threats from cominated blood bank supplies.

Apr 18, 2018

News Scan for Apr 18, 2018

Lingering flu in Europe
Lassa in Nigeria, Liberia
Apr 18, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 18, 2018

New colistin resistance gene
More MCR-1 in China
E coli in Iranian dairy products

Apr 17, 2018

Apr 17, 2018
House mouse

Study finds pathogenic bacteria, resistance genes in apartment mice

Nearly a quarter of mice carried at least one antibiotic resistance gene.

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