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Sep 27, 2017

Sep 27, 2017
Couple on beach

CDC report: STDs at all-time high

The CDC issued a foreboding warning, noting that all progress made toward STD elimination in the United States has lost traction.

Sep 26, 2017

Sep 26, 2017
Mom and baby mice

Scientists identify dengue antibody that protects against Zika

The antibody protected both adult and fetal mice against Zika infection.

Sep 25, 2017

Sep 25, 2017
Antiviral capsules

Antiviral combo cuts flu virus shedding but not symptoms

By day 7, both treatment groups had similar rates of viral shedding.

Sep 25, 2017
UN Assembly

Report highlights progress made in global AMR fight

Many nations are following up on last year's pledges, and 85% of nations have action plans in the works or completed.

Sep 22, 2017

Sep 22, 2017
Lab mouse

Zika vaccine prevents pregnancy spread, testicle damage in mice

A single dose of the live-attenuated vaccine prevents transmission to the offspring of pregnant mice, as well as preventing testicular damage in male mice.

Sep 22, 2017
Sound waves

Approach uses cell frequency noise to gauge antibiotic susceptibility

The new technique could produce results in a fraction of the time needed for conventional tests.

Sep 21, 2017

Sep 21, 2017
Lab scientist

US panel advises on AMR reduction in humans, animals

Recommendations focus on public-private R&D funding, incentives, and other steps.

Sep 21, 2017
Aedes albopictus

New US mosquito maps show potential hot spots for Zika, other diseases

About 75% of counties on the US mainland have suitable habitat for Aedes mosquitoes, CDC researchers say.

Sep 20, 2017

Sep 20, 2017
Cotton swab and test tube

Study: HPV screen bests Pap smear at detecting cervical cancer

The study involved almost 5,000 women in a country with high vaccine uptake.

Sep 19, 2017

Sep 19, 2017
Lab scientist

WHO report paints dire picture of antibiotic development

Drugs in the pipeline will add little to the arsenal and will not be enough to tackle AMR, experts say.

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