News & Perspective

Oct 05, 2017

Oct 05, 2017
Mom and sick girl

'Less precise' study offers another take on FluMist performance

The observational study found 46% protection but is smaller than an earlier one that showed no protection.

Oct 05, 2017
Veterinarian with pigs

Report highlights non-federal efforts to cut antibiotics in food

Varied efforts involve states, cities, food buyers, and hospital groups.

Oct 05, 2017
Tillerson at Grand Challenges

Secretary Tillerson lauds global health security agenda

Tillerson voices support for US collaboration on global infectious disease issues, including those involving HIV and malaria.

Oct 05, 2017

News Scan for Oct 05, 2017

MRSA in hospital food
Hepatitis A outbreak
Monkeypox in Nigeria

Oct 04, 2017

Oct 04, 2017
Zika DNA vaccine

First human trial of DNA-based Zika vaccine shows promise

The trial of 40 adults with 2 dose levels found the vaccine safe and immunogenic.

Oct 04, 2017
Zika MRI study

MRI, ultrasound found beneficial in prenatal Zika screening

In one case, relying on ultrasound alone would have given the mother false assurance.

Oct 04, 2017
Quantum dots

Small wonder: Nanoparticles help fight drug-resistant bacteria

A potential new weapon to fight multidrug-resistant bacteria comes in a very, very small package.

Oct 04, 2017

News Scan for Oct 04, 2017

UTI susceptibility test
Global flu trends
Bourbon virus vector
Oct 04, 2017

Zika Scan for Oct 04, 2017

Zika antibody treatment trial
Zika surveillance in travelers

Oct 03, 2017

Oct 03, 2017
Malaria parasite attaching to human blood cell

Researchers alter mosquitoes 2 ways to tackle malaria

Scientists manipulate mosquitoes' abilities to host the parasite Plasmodium falciparum.

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