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Sep 04, 2018

Sep 04, 2018
Gonorrhea bacteria

Experts brace for more super-resistant gonorrhea

The arrival of the inevitable untreatable cases is being sped up by rising rates of gonorrhea and other STDs.

Sep 04, 2018
Doctor preparing flu shot for child

AAP urges flu shots over nasal spray for kids when possible

Both AAP and the CDC, though, support using FluMist with the goal of optimizing vaccine coverage.

Aug 31, 2018

Aug 31, 2018
Burgers on grill

E coli cases prompt ground chuck recall from Publix stores

Of 18 cases, 15 are in Florida; the meat producer has not been named.

Aug 30, 2018

Aug 30, 2018
Ebola disinfection

Suspicious case in Goma ruled out, but DRC confirms more Ebola

Goma is the capital of North Kivu province, near the border with Rwanda.

Aug 30, 2018
Polio vax Nepal

Study reveals early impact of 3-strain oral polio vaccine withdrawal

The study provides evidence that population immunity is critical for the successful phase-out of oral polio vaccines.

Aug 29, 2018

Aug 29, 2018
Ebola hand washing

WHO identifies critical window for curbing DRC Ebola spread

Cases are at 112 (84 confirmed); officials are also tracking 18 suspected cases.

Aug 29, 2018
Couple in bed

US sees record STD cases, rising gonorrhea resistance

The new data mark a 4th straight year of "steep and sustained" increases.

Aug 28, 2018

Aug 28, 2018
Raw turkey breast

Analysis ties resistant E coli from poultry meat to human UTIs

The resistant E coli sublineage ST131-H22 has become established in poultry.

Aug 27, 2018

Aug 27, 2018
Mom and baby Ebola contact tracing

As Ebola cases hit 111, DRC responders address local concerns

Also, 3 experts assert that pregnant and lactating women should get the vaccine.

Aug 24, 2018

Aug 24, 2018
Throat exam

CDC: Mouth area now most common site of HPV-linked cancer

The oropharyngeal cancer rate increased 2.8% per year in men and 0.6% in women.

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