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Jan 18, 2018

Jan 18, 2018
Colorful capsules

Report tracks industry progress on drug resistance

The AMR Industry Alliance says more commitment and funding are needed.

Jan 18, 2018
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New analysis strengthens link between EV-D68, poliolike complications

A 20-study meta-analysis finds good evidence of an association between the virus and acute flaccid myelitis.

Jan 17, 2018

Jan 17, 2018
1957 brick

Study reveals more H1N1 deaths in those exposed to '57 pandemic

The findings add more weight to calls for more broadly protective flu vaccines.

Jan 17, 2018
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Frozen coconut implicated in new Salmonella outbreak

At least 25 people in 9 states have been sickened in a new Salmonella outbreak.

Jan 16, 2018

Jan 16, 2018
Baby head circumference

Brazilian studies highlight Zika microcephaly patterns

One study reaffirms the Zika-microcephaly link; the other spotlights economic factors.

Jan 16, 2018
Yellow fever vaccine production

Yellow fever persists in Brazil; Netherlands reports case

Yellow fever vaccine will be used across some of Brazil's most populous regions in the coming months.

Jan 16, 2018
Malaria parasite in blood

Study identifies malaria resistance genes, possible drug targets

Researchers identify more than 80 genes that contribute to resistance.

Jan 12, 2018

Jan 12, 2018

Flu activity still rising, but CDC warns many weeks of activity ahead

Hospitalizations nearly doubled compared with the previous week, with seniors the hardest-hit group.

Jan 12, 2018
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SHEA offers cautious guidance on easing contact precautions for drug-resistant infections

Few resources address when contact precautions can be stepped back, and hospital approaches vary.

Jan 12, 2018
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Saudi Arabia reports 3 MERS cases; Malaysia monitors 70 contacts

Contacts of an imported case in Malaysia include others who attended the same Saudi Arabia pilgrimage, the man's family, airline contacts, and health workers.

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