News & Perspective

Jul 14, 2017

Jul 14, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 14, 2017

MDR-TB in Georgia
Stewardship in the ED
Antimicrobial resistance tracking in low-resource settings
Candida auris in Canada
MCR-1 in Vietnamese hospital
Vaccine for gonorrhea
G20 statement on AMR

Aug 10, 2015

Aug 10, 2015

News Scan for Aug 10, 2015

Cyclospora in Canada
Global flu update
Flu vaccine and race

Mar 03, 2015

Mar 03, 2015

News Scan for Mar 03, 2015

Another MERS case
HPV vaccine benefits

Oct 25, 2013

Oct 25, 2013
Northern Hemisphere

Flu activity stays low in most Northern Hemisphere regions

Some Northern Hemisphere indicators show slight upticks in influenza activity.

Dec 16, 2011

Dec 16, 2011

Flu watchdogs report few hot spots

(CIDRAP News) – Flu activity remained low in the Northern Hemisphere last week, with only a few countries, such as Costa Rica and Cameroon, reporting spikes in the number of cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today.

Costa Rica is the only tropical country in the Americas to report increasing numbers of cases, which are primarily influenza A/H3N2, the WHO said.

May 18, 2011

May 18, 2011

Experts: Regulatory issues are main reason for keeping smallpox virus

(CIDRAP News) – When the World Health Assembly (WHA) considers the fate of the remaining stocks of smallpox virus this week, the debate is likely to be framed in part by a report from a group of independent experts that says the only strong reason for keeping the virus is to satisfy strict regulatory requirements for new vaccines and antivirals.

Oct 28, 2010

Oct 28, 2010

CDC sees smooth road so far for flu vaccine

(CIDRAP News) – In a flu vaccine update at a federal advisory meeting today, officials with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said early signs suggest flu vaccine uptake in children is on par with last year and that enhanced monitoring for narcolepsy and seizures has turned up no signals of trouble.

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