News & Perspective

Mar 31, 2017

Mar 31, 2017

Flu Scan for Mar 31, 2017

Flu deaths in US kids
H5N1, H5N8 outbreaks

Mar 30, 2017

Mar 30, 2017
Scientist in laboratory

CARB-X awards $24 million for new antibacterial products

The products include 3 new classes of small-molecule antibiotics.

Mar 30, 2017

News Scan for Mar 30, 2017

Brazil microcephaly patterns
MERS in African camels
More E coli cases
Dengue vaccine trial
HPV vaccine in pregnancy
Somalia cholera outbreak

Mar 28, 2017

Mar 28, 2017
Lab pipetting

CDC updates flaccid myelitis testing, expands search for clues

Last year saw a surge of 136 AFM cases in 37 states.

Mar 28, 2017

News Scan for Mar 28, 2017

New NIH cuts
Yellow fever from Suriname
Measles in Europe
C diff in surgical patients
New chikungunya cases
Food safety in cookbooks

Mar 24, 2017

Mar 24, 2017
TB screening

Tuberculosis declines in US, Europe, but issues remain

TB cases among people of foreign origin pose problems for disease elimination, officials say.

Mar 24, 2017
Aedes aegypti mosquito

CDC reports 7 more babies born with Zika defects

Research news includes microcephaly in infants and mapping of the Aedes aegypti genome.

Mar 24, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 24, 2017

MDR bacteria in Myanmar
New AMR initiative
Antibiotic resistance in the community
Drug resistance in eye samples
Drug-resistant Salmonella outbreak
Stewardship in peds urgent care
New AMR diagnostic tool
Mar 24, 2017

News Scan for Mar 24, 2017

More H7N9 cases in China
US flu slows
Farmworkers and food safety

Mar 23, 2017

Mar 23, 2017
Brown howler monkey

Another yellow fever case noted in Rio de Janeiro state

The state now has 3 cases, 1 fatal, and officials worry the disease will spread to the city of Rio.

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