News & Perspective

Feb 26, 2018

Feb 26, 2018
Free-range chickens

Iraqi, Dutch, Vietnamese officials report avian flu outbreaks

In research news, French scientists detect signs of airborne H5N8 on farms.

Jan 26, 2018

Jan 26, 2018

News Scan for Jan 26, 2018

Saudi MERS recap
Polio in Afghanistan
Nigeria Lassa fever outbreak
Netherlands H5N6 detections

Jan 16, 2018

Jan 16, 2018
Yellow fever vaccine production

Yellow fever persists in Brazil; Netherlands reports case

Yellow fever vaccine will be used across some of Brazil's most populous regions in the coming months.

Jan 11, 2018

Jan 11, 2018
Biofilm of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Antibiotic peptide derivative shows promise for drug-resistant infections

The compound worked on biofilms, which are important causes of chronic and recurring bacterial infections.

Jan 10, 2018

Jan 10, 2018

News Scan for Jan 10, 2018

Ebola antibody findings
USDA egg product rule
1918 pandemic flu severity

Dec 22, 2017

Dec 22, 2017
Mute swan

Netherlands, Italy report new avian flu outbreaks

Dutch officials report H5N6 outbreaks in wild birds, and Italy confirms an H5N8 poultry outbreak.

Dec 15, 2017

Dec 15, 2017

News Scan for Dec 15, 2017

E coli lettuce outbreak
Netherlands detects H5N6
H7N9 and market closures
Yellow fever in Brazil, Peru
Polio in Pakistan, Syria

Dec 13, 2017

Dec 13, 2017
DNA sequence

Genetic tests reveal more about new H5N6 reassortant

The strain has 2 mutations that might alter its susceptibility to the neuraminidase inhibitor class of antiviral drugs.

Dec 11, 2017

Dec 11, 2017
Ducks and lone chicken

H5N6 avian flu reassortant confirmed in Dutch outbreak

Also, Cambodia reports an H5N1 outbreak in poultry, its first in nearly a year.

Dec 08, 2017

Dec 08, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 08, 2017

MRSA surveillance limits
ESBL prevention
Beta-lactamase outbreak

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