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Dec 08, 2017

Dec 08, 2017
Cattle herd

FDA report shows declines in animal antibiotic sales

Sales and distribution of antibiotics approved for use in food animals dropped 10% from 2015 through 2016.

Dec 08, 2017
Get a flu shot sign in Chicago

US flu continues to rise and expand its reach

The number of states reporting geographically widespread flu rose from 4 to 7.

Dec 06, 2017

Dec 06, 2017
Hospitalized girl on oxygen

Study identifies risk factors for ESBL carriage in PICU

Risk factors include previous infection and hospitalization in a high-ESBL-burden nation.

Dec 05, 2017

Dec 05, 2017
Vaccinating teen girl

Phase 1 trials promising for 2 Zika vaccines, including shelved one

Trials of both an inactivated and a DNA vaccine showed good safety and immune response data.

Dec 01, 2017

Dec 01, 2017
Woman with flu

US flu data show season ramping up

Flulike illness is high in 3 southern states, flu is widespread in 4 states, and one marker has topped the national baseline.

Nov 30, 2017

Nov 30, 2017
Nursing students

Health worker firings spark debate on mandating flu vaccine

Mandating the vaccine is not supported by solid evidence, some experts say.

Nov 29, 2017

Nov 29, 2017
Piglets on hay

Repeat livestock-related Staph infection raises questions

The drug-resistant strain has emerged recently on pig farms but has rarely caused human illness.

Nov 28, 2017

Nov 28, 2017
Busy waiting room

CDC sees some signs of an early flu season

The agency reports increased activity overall, 5 pediatric deaths, and a variant H1N1 infection in Iowa.

Nov 22, 2017

Nov 22, 2017
Blurry patient on gurney in hospital

Study confirms, clarifies pathways in 2008 superbug outbreak

Researchers detail both intra-hospital and between-facility disease transmission.

Nov 22, 2017
Kneading dough

Report details unlikely culprit of E coli outbreak: flour

Because of its low-moisture properties, flour is an unusual conduit of E coli bacteria.

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