News & Perspective

Jan 23, 2018

Jan 23, 2018
High-tech lab worker

Step-by-step horsepox study stokes dual-use controversy

Some experts say that offering a manual for re-creating an orthopoxvirus is inherently dangerous.

Jan 23, 2018
Influenza virus

WHO: Many nations report brisk flu activity, with influenza B rising

The WHO urges countries to shore up case management, vaccinate high-risk people, and take other steps.

Jan 23, 2018
Flying gull

H5N6 strikes again in UK birds; H5 detected in Afghan poultry

DEFRA says the risk of avian flu spreading to other UK wild birds is high.

Jan 23, 2018

News Scan for Jan 23, 2018

Saudi MERS death
Flu antibodies and immunity
Suspected RVF in South Sudan, Senegal
Jan 23, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 23, 2018

Carbapenem reduction in France
CARB-X seeks partners
C diff in children
Resistant Acinetobacter

Jan 22, 2018

Jan 22, 2018
Sprouts

Sprout-linked Salmonella outbreak tied to Jimmy John's

The outbreak has sickened 8 women in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Minnesota, the CDC says.

Jan 22, 2018

News Scan for Jan 22, 2018

Flu priming and vaccine protection
1918 pandemic flu by income
Saudi MERS case
Yellow fever in Brazil
Meningococcal B vaccine
Jan 22, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 22, 2018

C diff reduction in long-term care
Costs of C diff

Jan 19, 2018

Jan 19, 2018

News Scan for Jan 19, 2018

HHS government shutdown plan
Saudi MERS
Mutated flu virus for vaccine
Yellow fever in Brazil
Polio in Afghanistan
Jan 19, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 19, 2018

Global risk of AMR
Drug-resistant genes in space

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