News & Perspective

Jan 19, 2018

Jan 19, 2018
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Study confirms flu spreads by aerosols, not just coughs, sneezes

Sick people can pass flu to others just by breathing, according to a new study.

Jan 19, 2018
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Flu hospitalizations climb as US season hits new heights

Outpatient visits for flulike illness reached a level not since since the 2009-10 pandemic.

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

Jan 18, 2018

Jan 18, 2018
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Report tracks industry progress on drug resistance

The AMR Industry Alliance says more commitment and funding are needed.

Jan 18, 2018
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New analysis strengthens link between EV-D68, poliolike complications

A 20-study meta-analysis finds good evidence of an association between the virus and acute flaccid myelitis.

Jan 18, 2018

News Scan for Jan 18, 2018

Vaccine reminder benefits
More H5N6 in the UK
Polio workers killed
Jan 18, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 18, 2018

ICU antimicrobial stewardship
Drug-resistant gonorrhea

Jan 17, 2018

Jan 17, 2018
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Study reveals more H1N1 deaths in those exposed to '57 pandemic

The findings add more weight to calls for more broadly protective flu vaccines.

Jan 17, 2018
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Frozen coconut implicated in new Salmonella outbreak

At least 25 people in 9 states have been sickened in a new Salmonella outbreak.

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