News & Perspective

Sep 27, 2018

Sep 27, 2018
DNA test genetic sequencing

Study heralds genetic era of TB drug susceptibility testing

Whole-genome sequencing could lead to faster, more accurate resistance testing.

Sep 27, 2018
Aedes albopictus mosquito

Report on bodily fluids shows Zika persistence in semen

The data suggest that, for the vast majority of men, Zika RNA is cleared from semen within 4 months.

Sep 27, 2018

News Scan for Sep 27, 2018

Multidrug-resistant fungus
Final cereal Salmonella count
Congo yellow fever vaccine steps
Sep 27, 2018

Flu Scan for Sep 27, 2018

Flu vaccine protection in seniors
Bivalent avian flu vaccine in poultry

Sep 26, 2018

Sep 26, 2018
Ebola temperature check

Ebola response resumes in Beni, but protests spread to Butembo

Also, officials report a new case in Beni.

Sep 26, 2018
Royal Victoria Infirmary

UK confirms monkeypox in healthcare worker

Two other health workers may have had similar exposure after treating the UK's second monkeypox patient.

Sep 26, 2018
Drug researchers

HHS, CDC issue AMR 'challenge' to public, private sectors

More than 100 governments, drug firms, and others have already made commitments.

Sep 26, 2018

News Scan for Sep 26, 2018

Expanded retail info in food recalls
Flu transmission and humidity
Novel pertussis vaccine
Global TB commitment
Sep 26, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 26, 2018

Incentives for antibiotic development
Fecal transplant for stem cell recipients

Sep 25, 2018

Sep 25, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 25, 2018

Antifungal stewardship
CARB-X call for open data

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