News & Perspective

Jan 25, 2017

Jan 25, 2017

Flu Scan for Jan 25, 2017

H7N9 cases climb
Global flu increases

Feb 23, 2017

Feb 23, 2017
China Premiere Li Keqiang

H7N9 surge in China prompts high-level call for market closures

China's premier urges officials in affected areas to shutter live-poultry markets.

Feb 23, 2017

News Scan for Feb 23, 2017

More H5N8 outbreaks
Zika testicular shrinkage
Polio still global emergency
Norovirus tracking

Feb 28, 2017

Feb 28, 2017
Mandarin ducks

Hungary, Romania report more H5N8 as Korea details H5N6 virus

H5N8 has now been confirmed in 40 countries, and South Korean scientists shared genetic findings from a recent H5N6 isolate.

Mar 20, 2017

Mar 20, 2017
Chickens on a motorcycle

Veterinary groups address H7N9 poultry risk in China

Also, Croatia reports its first high-path H5N5 outbreak in poultry.

Apr 07, 2017

Apr 07, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Apr 07, 2017

KFC cuts antibiotics
MRSA incidence in the US
Potential MDR-TB drugs
Resistant bacteria in river water
Staph aureus bacteremia
Stewardship in Israel
Hospital stewardship barriers
States' FSMA, drug resistance funds
MCR-1 in France
Russia and resistance research

May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017
Buying live poultry

China reports 23 more H7N9 cases, 7 fatal

Many of the new cases are in the north, which has reported a late-season surge; elsewhere, Egypt has a new H5N1 case.

Jul 12, 2017

Jul 12, 2017
Chicken and feed

Report calls for more data on alternatives to antibiotics in food animals

Some products have shown promise, but efficacy varies across animal populations and more study is needed.

Jul 14, 2017

Jul 14, 2017
China map

China's weekly H7N9 case totals stay in single digits

In other H7N9 developments, China's agriculture ministry this week announced plans to expand poultry vaccination to the whole country.

Aug 03, 2017

Aug 03, 2017
Egg production

H5N8 outbreaks in southern Africa prompt strategy talks

The latest outbreak affects a farm housing almost 400,000 poultry.

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