News & Perspective

Jul 18, 2018

Jul 18, 2018
One Health collaboration

Report cites progress, gaps in global AMR efforts

Of nations surveyed, 60% have developed a national action plan and 33% are working on one.

Jul 18, 2018
Pasta salad

Salmonella prompts recall of pasta salads from Hy-Vee

So far 21 people in 5 states have been sickened in the outbreak, and 5 patients have been hospitalized.

Jul 17, 2018

Jul 17, 2018
Ethiopian shepherd and flock

Uganda reports Rift Valley fever outbreak

The outbreak involves 2 districts in the country's "cattle corridor" and occurs as Rwanda is reporting the disease in animals and possibly people.

Jul 16, 2018

Jul 16, 2018
Urgent care prescribing

Study spotlights inappropriate prescribing in urgent care

Almost half of patients with respiratory infections improperly get antibiotics.

Jul 13, 2018

Jul 13, 2018
McDonald's salad

Cyclospora outbreaks grow in Midwest, Texas

More cases have been reported in 2 outbreaks, one linked to Del Monte veggie trays and the other to McDonald's salads.

Jul 12, 2018

Jul 12, 2018
Novartis headquarters

Novartis drops antibiotic development program

The decision means the firm will no longer work on several antimicrobial projects in development.

Jul 12, 2018
Sick daughter on mom's lap

BARDA support paves way for at-home flu tests

BARDA will provide $24 million in initial funds to 2 companies to advance tests for influenza A and B.

Jul 11, 2018

Jul 11, 2018
Migraine in young man

Study details neuro, psychological problems in Ebola survivors

Depression, headaches, and insomnia are just some of the often debilitating symptoms.

Jul 11, 2018
Tuberculosis in lungs

South African TB study finds lower death rate with bedaquiline

"Our results justify consideration for revised recommendations from WHO and wider use of bedaquiline," the authors write.

Jul 10, 2018

Jul 10, 2018
Red fox in the wild

Clues in forest food web help predict Lyme risk

Among the findings: abundant acorns and few predators of rodents help boost tick levels.

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