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Jan 10, 2017

Jan 10, 2017
Shigella bacteria

Shigella in gay men growing more antibiotic resistant

Nearly a quarter of Shigella isolates in New York City showed decreased susceptibility or resistance.

Aug 18, 2016

Aug 18, 2016
Miami Beach

Zika reportedly now spreading in Miami Beach

Health officials didn't confirm news reports that Zika is transmitting in Miami Beach, but said they are probing 8 areas outside the known hot spot.

May 19, 2014

May 19, 2014
N95 respirators

COMMENTARY: Protecting health workers from airborne MERS-CoV—learning from SARS

Compelling evidence and prudence dictate higher levels of respiratory protection for health workers.

Apr 24, 2013

Apr 24, 2013

Taiwan reports first H7N9 case outside of China

(CIDRAP News) – Taiwan health officials today announced that a 53-year-old man who had recently traveled to China is hospitalized in critical condition with a novel H7N9 infection, the first such case to be detected outside of China.

May 22, 2003

May 22, 2003

One SARS victim may have exposed thousands in Taiwan; ill CDC expert to come home

(CIDRAP News) – A hospital laundry worker in Taiwan who was sick for 6 days before he was recognized as having SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) may have exposed more than 10,000 people to the disease and helped derail Taiwan's previously effective containment effort, according to US health officials.

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