News & Perspective

Aug 25, 2017

Aug 25, 2017
Teen vaccination

CDC: HPV vaccine rates climb, but disparities exist

Though coverage still isn't optimal, for the first time rates topped 60%, with the boys' level gaining ground on the girls'.

Aug 24, 2017

Aug 24, 2017
Caged chicken

H5N6 confirmed in Philippines avian flu outbreak

The country's first poultry outbreak has been confirmed to be caused by H5N6.

Aug 24, 2017
McDonald's chicken wings

McDonald's expands antibiotic-cutting steps globally

The company will phase out the use of the highest-value human antibiotics in its global chicken supply.

Aug 24, 2017

News Scan for Aug 24, 2017

Saudi MERS cases
Texas expands Zika testing
Global respiratory disease burden
Aug 24, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 24, 2017

Severe C diff and fecal transplant
Gonorrhea resistance trends
MRSA, VRE contact precautions

Aug 23, 2017

Aug 23, 2017
Urinary tract infection

Researchers identify rare resistance mutation in UTI bacterium

Scientists detail a rare mutation that causes resistance to levofloxacin.

Aug 23, 2017

News Scan for Aug 23, 2017

More Cyclospora cases
Steroids and respiratory infections
Mosquitoes and climate change
Diphtheria in the Americas

Aug 22, 2017

Aug 22, 2017
Fertility consultation

Zika infection decreases sperm count, study says

Men who contract Zika virus have lower sperm counts for 1 to 2 months after infection.

Aug 22, 2017

News Scan for Aug 22, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Candida auris uptick
Tainted sprouts
Aug 22, 2017

Flu Scan for Aug 22, 2017

Prior year flu vaccination
H5N8 in South Africa
Global flu hot spots

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