News & Perspective

Feb 15, 2018

Feb 15, 2018
Flu shot

US study finds 36% flu vaccine protection, 25% against H3N2

Protection is 36% overall, 25% against H3N2, 67% against H1N1, and 42% against flu B.

Feb 15, 2018

News Scan for Feb 15, 2018

Salmonella coconut probe over
Valley fever outbreaks

Feb 14, 2018

Feb 14, 2018
New York Stock Exchange

Studies: Next major outbreak could bring high US job loss

Even an epidemic in a far-off country could do major damage to the US economy, experts say.

Feb 14, 2018

News Scan for Feb 14, 2018

Novel H7N4 avian flu in China
Flu vaccine protection in older adults
Yellow fever fractional dosing
Feb 14, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 14, 2018

MCR-1 in Italy, Hong Kong
Fast track for ESBL inhibitor
MDR-TB drug combo

Feb 13, 2018

Feb 13, 2018
Baby boy on oxygen

Study shows youngest kids most at risk of flu death

A probe of child flu deaths over 6 seasons found vaccination gaps and a somber reminder that even healthy kids can succumb.

Feb 13, 2018

News Scan for Feb 13, 2018

Trump budget proposal
Lassa fever response
Saudi Arabia MERS
UK lab accidents
Pneumonia in opioid users

Feb 12, 2018

Feb 12, 2018

News Scan for Feb 12, 2018

H7N9 case in China
Cell-based flu vaccine
NIH drug funding
Feb 12, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 12, 2018

End-of-life antibiotics
ID physicians and stewardship
Contact precautions for MRSA, VRE
Farm antibiotic use

Feb 09, 2018

Feb 09, 2018
Woman in ICU

Flu-like illness in US reaches 2009 pandemic levels

"This year is not a pandemic, but the high ILI is a sign of the severity," CDC Director Anne Schuchat says.


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