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Apr 18, 2018

Apr 18, 2018
Malaria mom and child

Malaria meetings garner support, shed new light on spread

Researchers described tactics and tools for use in conflict and humanitarian zones and showed threats from cominated blood bank supplies.

Apr 13, 2018

Apr 13, 2018
Fish farm

New UK-Canada initiative focuses on AMR in livestock, aquaculture

The partnership will fund innovative solutions to reduce antimicrobial use.

Mar 28, 2018

Mar 28, 2018
Neisseria gonorrhoeae

In world first, UK reports high-level gonorrhea resistance

The isolate shows high-level resistance to azithromycin and resistance to ceftriaxone.

Mar 07, 2018

Mar 07, 2018
Gonorrhea

UK seeing outbreak of highly azithromycin-resistant gonorrhea

A separate paper details ceftriaxone-resistant gonorrhea cases in Australia.

Mar 06, 2018

Mar 06, 2018
Prescribing antibiotics with laptop

UK groups unveil in-depth guidance for MDR gram-negative infections

The paper reflects current, evolving data, an expert says.

Feb 28, 2018

Feb 28, 2018
Writing a prescription

UK study deems 20% of primary care antibiotics inappropriate

At least 20% of all primary care antibiotics could be classified as inappropriate.

Feb 20, 2018

Feb 20, 2018
Desert water source

Study: XDR typhoid in Pakistan carries added resistance genes

Scientists have identified the genetic basis for an XDR typhoid outbreak in Pakistan.

Feb 15, 2018

Feb 15, 2018
Brown hen

High-path H9N2 infects Ghana poultry, raising concern

H9N2 avian flu typically circulates in birds as a low-pathogenic strain.

Feb 12, 2018

Feb 12, 2018
Measles vaccination

Measles cases in Europe tripled last year

The ECDC reports 14,451 cases in 2017, up from 4,643 in 2016. Also, vaccination in Ghana is tied to higher childhood survival rates.

Feb 07, 2018

Feb 07, 2018
Swans and Windsor Castle

High-path avian flu outbreaks reported in Mideast, Asia, Europe

A UK outbreak involves swans from a flock owned by Queen Elizabeth at Windsor.

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