News & Perspective

Sep 13, 2017

Sep 13, 2017
Flu vaccination

Study signals association between flu vaccine, miscarriage

Women who had received 2 straight H1N1-containing vaccines had a higher rate of miscarriage.

Sep 12, 2017

Sep 12, 2017
ICU patient

MERS mortality linked to age, illness severity, hospital infection

In addition, Oman reports its first MERS case of the year, in a middle-aged man.

Sep 12, 2017

News Scan for Sep 12, 2017

New global health initiative
Zika persistence in tears
Vaccine readiness
More chikungunya
Emergency readiness progress
Sep 12, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 12, 2017

Funding for new C diff drug
Antimicrobial resistance in Africa

Sep 11, 2017

Sep 11, 2017
Nasal spray flu vaccine

Performance of inhaled flu vaccine confounds experts

Experts ponder why FluMist performed poorly in the US but well elsewhere.

Sep 11, 2017
Stethoscope lung sounds

Review identifies ways to cut antibiotics for respiratory infections

Point-of-care tests, shared decision making, and procalcitonin-guided therapy were singled out.

Sep 11, 2017

News Scan for Sep 11, 2017

Campylobacter and puppies
Salmonella in papayas
Saudi MERS case
H5N6 reassortants
Sep 11, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 11, 2017

Antibiotics for asthmatic children
Drug resistance in the ICU

Sep 08, 2017

Sep 08, 2017
Klebsiella pneumoniae

New Klebsiella strains 'worst-case scenario,' experts say

The worrisome, deadly Klebsiella pneumoniae strains reported in China last week could be a harbinger.

Sep 08, 2017

Flu Scan for Sep 08, 2017

Flu vaccine not tied to embolism
H7N9 case in China
H5N8 outbreak in Africa


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