News & Perspective

Jan 04, 2017

Jan 04, 2017

Flu Scan for Jan 04, 2017

Czech Republic avian flu outbreak
Flu costs for vets

Jan 05, 2017

Jan 05, 2017

News Scan for Jan 05, 2017

More Saudi MERS
CDC lab-mishap reports
New malaria vaccine
Avian flu in Chile
Novel H5N6 in Korea

Jan 06, 2017

Jan 06, 2017
Flu vax supplies

US flu activity shows steady rise

Flu is now widespread in 12 states, with a growing percentage of clinic visits for flu and hospitalization rates rising quickly for seniors, a group typically hit hard by H3N2.

Jan 06, 2017

News Scan for Jan 06, 2017

Zika birth defects
Ebola lung findings
AFM increase
Botulism and prison hooch
Chikungunya vaccine plan

Jan 10, 2017

Jan 10, 2017
Shigella bacteria

Shigella in gay men growing more antibiotic resistant

Nearly a quarter of Shigella isolates in New York City showed decreased susceptibility or resistance.

Jan 10, 2017

Zika mRNA vaccine enters clinical trial; Angola reports cases

In other Zika developments, the CDC released new fact sheets for pregnant women about the complexities involved in Zika testing.

Jan 12, 2017

Jan 12, 2017

News Scan for Jan 12, 2017

More H7N9 in China
Fractional polio vaccine
Hand washing at fairs
Jan 12, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 12, 2017

Antibiotic resistance investment
Candida auris biofilms

Jan 13, 2017

Jan 13, 2017
Klebsiella pneumoniae

Pan-resistant CRE reported in Nevada

The infection, which was resistant or non-susceptible to all available antibiotics, caused the death of a 70-year-old woman.

Jan 13, 2017
Elderly patient in hospital

US flu season picks up as European levels stay high

The US reports widespread flu and 3 pediatric deaths, while Europe is being hit hard.

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