News & Perspective

Sep 12, 2017

Sep 12, 2017

News Scan for Sep 12, 2017

New global health initiative
Zika persistence in tears
Vaccine readiness
More chikungunya
Emergency readiness progress

May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017

News Scan for May 18, 2017

Singapore Zika lessons
Novel H7N2 virulence
Clinical trial reporting standards

May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 12, 2017

Drug-resistance in Belgium
Potential Candida auris drug
Prehistoric enterococci
Non-susceptible pneumococcus
MRSA bacteremia
Overprescribing in the elderly
Stewardship in Asia Pacific

Sep 20, 2016

Sep 20, 2016

CDC ups Zika testing support; Florida reports more local cases

In other developments, without Zika funding federal officials have had to tap research money for cancer and other diseases.

Sep 08, 2016

Sep 08, 2016
mosquito duo

Protests delay Miami Zika spraying as funding talks continue

Also, Singapore said it's not clear yet if the Asian strain involved in its local spread will result in the severe complications.

Sep 06, 2016

Sep 06, 2016
Couple snuggling

WHO expands Zika sexual transmission advice

Also today, research highlighted eye infections in mice and brain injury in human babies.

Sep 02, 2016

Sep 02, 2016
WHO logo

WHO continues Zika emergency amid virus spread, unanswered questions

Also, the CDC announced $2.4 million to help large cities detect and manage birth defects, and researchers revealed possible differences in brain cell infections between the 2 Zika lineages.

Sep 01, 2016

Sep 01, 2016
Dead mosquitoes

Mosquitoes in Miami Beach test positive for Zika

Also, the WHO said samples from Guinea-Bissau are part of the African lineage, not the Americas one.

Aug 31, 2016

Aug 31, 2016
Mosquito ground spraying

With more Zika in Florida, lack of funding underscored

With new cases reported, federal and global health officials decry shortages in response funding.

Aug 30, 2016

Aug 30, 2016
Hearing test

Zika linked to hearing loss in infants

Researchers describe congenital hearing loss associated with Zika in infants born with microcephaly.

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