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Sep 06, 2017

Sep 06, 2017
HPV vaccination in Brazil

HPV vaccine may protect against 90% of cervical cancers

Researchers report a 97.4% efficacy for the 9-strain HPV vaccine.

Sep 06, 2017
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IDSA slams proposed budget cuts to AMR programs

IDSA leaders take aim at proposed cuts they say could cripple efforts to battle antimicrobial resistance.

Sep 05, 2017

Sep 05, 2017
Vaccine vials and syringe

Sanofi halts work on Zika vaccine amid federal funding cuts

The vaccine it has been developing with Walter Reed Army Institute of Research has been halted.

Sep 05, 2017

Racial, ethnic disparities found in pediatric antibiotic prescribing

White children are more likely to get antibiotics for viral respiratory infections.

Sep 01, 2017

Sep 01, 2017
Chicken barn

Study finds high levels of multidrug-resistant bacteria on Indian poultry farms

Litter (bird feces) used as fertilizer may play a key role.

Sep 01, 2017
Sliced papaya

Feds link 2 more Salmonella outbreaks to imported papayas

Increased testing has turned up 2 smaller outbreaks connected to 2 additional growers in Mexico.

Sep 01, 2017
Ostrich farm

Avian flu strikes poultry, wild birds in 3 nations

South Africa and Italy report more H5N8 outbreaks, and Taiwan confirms new H5N2 events.

Aug 31, 2017

Aug 31, 2017
Wheelchair patient rehabilitating

Case-control study finds more evidence of Zika-GBS link

Older adults were hardest hit by Guillain-Barre syndrome in northeast Brazil.

Aug 30, 2017

Aug 30, 2017
Sick patient

Hypervirulent, highly resistant Klebsiella identified in China

The hypervirulent, highly drug-resistant, and highly transmissible strains killed all 5 infected patients.

Aug 30, 2017
IV drip

FDA approves new drug for complicated urinary tract infection

Vabomere was developed to treat serious infections caused by carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.

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