News & Perspective

Dec 08, 2016

Dec 08, 2016

News Scan for Dec 08, 2016

Illinois Elizabethkingia probe
Mumps in highly vaccinated group
Lab security threats from insiders
Drug-resistant TB meningitis

Dec 07, 2016

Dec 07, 2016
Lab workers

How 21st Century Cures Act could boost new antibiotics

A new FDA approval pathway is for antimicrobials that treat serious infections.

Nov 15, 2016

Nov 15, 2016

News Scan for Nov 15, 2016

Leishmaniasis guidelines
Delayed West Nile deaths
Big data and ID surveillance
Meningitis in African households

Nov 07, 2016

Nov 07, 2016
Zika antibodies

Mouse experiments with Zika antibody suggest protection for fetuses

In other Zika news, Florida reported more local Zika cases over the past few days, officials announced the launch of a vaccine trial, and Palau reported its first local case.

Oct 28, 2016

Oct 28, 2016

News Scan for Oct 28, 2016

Deadly measles complication
Meningitis B vaccine impact
NIH Ebola funds

Oct 18, 2016

Oct 18, 2016
Government funding

Zika funding to be split among CDC, NIH, emergency fund

Also today, a Lancet letter details the second case of female-to-male sexual spread.

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 09, 2016

Sep 09, 2016

ASP News Scan for Sep 09, 2016

Resistance evolution on video
Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella in blood
Prize for drug-resistance tests
Undercount of drug-resistance deaths
AMR genes in household dust
E coli in meat samples
Malaria decline, drug resistance
ESBL E coli on pig farms

Sep 08, 2016

Sep 08, 2016

News Scan for Sep 08, 2016

Prize for drug-resistance tests
Anthrax-like illness in Africa
H7N9 vaccine trial results

Aug 29, 2016

Aug 29, 2016
Zika screening

Studies highlight possible Zika treatments, mosquito control conundrum

Scientists saw potential in some existing drugs and showed that mosquitoes can pass the virus to their offspring.

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