News & Perspective

May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017
Aedes mosquito on blood membrane

Wolbachia trial shows promise for modified mosquitoes

The study shows large releases are most effective in establishing and expanding mosquito populations.

May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017
India satellite photo

First local Zika cases noted in India; studies explore transmission

The WHO says the cases in India likely reflect low-level transmission.

May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017

News Scan for May 18, 2017

Singapore Zika lessons
Novel H7N2 virulence
Clinical trial reporting standards

Apr 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Apr 28, 2017

Antimicrobial resistance plan in India
High MDR prevalence in asylum seekers
Colistin rapid test
Urologist overprescribing
Staph aureus antibiotic
Drug-resistance sepsis risks
Preventive antimicrobial use

Apr 26, 2017

Apr 26, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 26, 2017

Antimicrobial resistance plan in India
High MDR prevalence in asylum seekers

Feb 24, 2017

Feb 24, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Feb 24, 2017

New diagnostic tests
Antibiotic prescribing frequency
Possible Candida auris drug
MRSA pattern shifts
Resistant malaria in Africa
Antibacterial skin lotion
MDR Enterobacteriaceae in children
MCR-1 in Chinese pets
MDR-TB testing, treatment
Neonatal sepsis risk calculator
Antibiotic-free chicken
Klebsiella pneumoniae in UK, Ireland
Antibiotic resistance in Indian kids

Feb 22, 2017

Feb 22, 2017
Poultry swabbing in Laos

Four countries report H5N1 as H5N8 detections continue

Officials note new H5N1 outbreaks in India, Laos, Niger, and Vietnam.

Feb 20, 2017

Feb 20, 2017

News Scan for Feb 20, 2017

Six new MERS cases
Antibiotic resistance in kids
Seoul virus in the Midwest
Zika spread, birth defects

Jan 27, 2017

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 18, 2017

Jan 18, 2017
Caged chickens

H5N8 turns up in Greek poultry, Chinese zoo swans

In addition to widespread H5N8, H5N1 is confirmed in Nigeria and H5N6 in Japan.

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