News & Perspective

Jan 31, 2017

Jan 31, 2017
White-tailed eagle

H5N8 detected again in Nigeria, H5N1 in Cambodia

Finland, Poland, and the UK also report new H5N8 avian flu outbreaks.

Jan 31, 2017

News Scan for Jan 31, 2017

Zika in pregnant travelers
Africa CDC launch
Cholera in Somalia
Jan 31, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 31, 2017

Resistance genes in estuaries
Antibiotic use in travelers

Jan 30, 2017

Jan 30, 2017
Farm pigeons

Macedonia reports first H5N8 outbreak; more strains noted elsewhere

France reports three low-path strains that struck poultry last year, Greece detects H5N5 for the first time, and Germany detects high-path H5N2.

Jan 30, 2017

News Scan for Jan 30, 2017

H7N9 cases in China
More Saudi MERS
New chikungunya cases
High Listeria burden
Jan 30, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 30, 2017

Azithromycin in pregnancy
Antibiotics boost bacterial reproduction

Jan 27, 2017

Jan 27, 2017
Flu shot

Health worker flu vaccine data insufficient to show protection for patients

A review of 4 previous studies shows that solid data on health worker immunization are lacking and highlights the implausability of some of the results.

Jan 27, 2017
Duck flock

Five nations report more, varied avian flu outbreaks

Detections vary from H5N1 in India to the confirmation of H5N5 for the first time in Slovenia.

Jan 27, 2017
Hands of elderly patient

CDC: Flu now widespread in 37 states

For the first time this season, the marker for pneumonia and flu deaths rose above the seasonal and epidemic thresholds.

Jan 27, 2017

Flu Scan for Jan 27, 2017

More H7N9 in China
Nasal-spray vaccine and severe flu


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