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Jul 31, 2017

Jul 31, 2017
Farmer with pigs

European report ties drug resistance to use in humans, animals

Results highlight a need to fight resistance in people, animals, and the environment.

Jun 29, 2017

Jun 29, 2017
European Commission headquarters

Europe announces new action plan on AMR

The plan focuses on promoting best practices, boosting innovation, and shaping the global agenda.

Mar 03, 2015

Mar 03, 2015
Officials at European Union Ebola conference in Brussells

EU Ebola conference airs response needs, long-term goals

A Doctors without Borders official said the fatality rate in Ebola treatment centers is still an appalling 50%.

Nov 15, 2013

Nov 15, 2013

EU reports show rise in carbapenem-resistant infections

Worrisome findings on resistance to some last-line antibiotics for healthcare-related infections.

May 17, 2013

May 17, 2013

WHO airs concern about coronavirus transmission

(CIDRAP News) – The World Health Organization (WHO) voiced increased concern today about the possibility of community transmission of the novel coronavirus, while sketching in a few more details about a hospital-centered case cluster in Saudi Arabia and the clinical spectrum of the infection.

May 16, 2013

May 16, 2013

New reports yield clues about H7N9 detection, links to poultry

(CIDRAP News) – Though the steady stream of new H7N9 cases has tapered, the pace of publications on the new virus is still brisk, with new reports today on Taiwan's case, a link between markets and human cases, and risk assessment and planning for possible scenarios in Europe.

Apr 11, 2013

Apr 11, 2013

China reports five more H7N9 cases, one fatal

(CIDRAP News) – New reports of H7N9 avian influenza cases from eastern China continued at a steady pace today, with five more infections and one death confirmed by officials in Shanghai and Jiangsu province.


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