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Oct 19, 2017

Oct 19, 2017
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Study: latest H7N9 strains edge closer to efficient transmission

In a sample from a patient who died, researchers saw signs that the H7N9 virus had started to mutate to a form resistant to Tamiflu.

Oct 19, 2017

News Scan for Oct 19, 2017

Plague in Madagascar
Marburg deaths in Uganda
CDC Zika guidance update
Animal agriculture threat report
Gonococcal antimicrobial surveillance

Oct 17, 2017

Oct 17, 2017
Aedes mosquito

More evidence of Zika, GBS link found in Puerto Rico

The findings are consistent with patterns seen during a 2013 Zika outbreak in French Polynesia.

Oct 17, 2017

News Scan for Oct 17, 2017

Southern Hemisphere flu decline
Influenza in VA hospitals
H5N6 avian flu in China
H5N8 in South Africa
Hospital-acquired pneumonia

Oct 16, 2017

Oct 16, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 16, 2017

Drug-non-susceptible gonorrhea
Novel antibiotic resistance genes

Oct 13, 2017

Oct 13, 2017

Flu Scan for Oct 13, 2017

Flu in US and Europe
Avian flu in Europe, Asia

Oct 12, 2017

Oct 12, 2017
Hurricane Irma flooding

Groups warn of infectious disease threats in Puerto Rico

As access to drinking water continues to pose a problem, leptospirosis infections and deaths have been reported.

Oct 12, 2017

News Scan for Oct 12, 2017

Florida Zika case
Low H3N2 protection in seniors
Yemen cholera cases
Africa VHF threat
Healthcare-associated infections
Oct 12, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 12, 2017

ASPs in long-term care
Contact precautions for MRSA, VRE
Antimicrobial restrictions
New CARB-X funding

Oct 11, 2017

Oct 11, 2017

Bioterror Scan for Oct 11, 2017

Stockpiled anthrax treatment
Imported plague in Seychelles

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