News & Perspective

Oct 04, 2017

Oct 04, 2017
Zika DNA vaccine

First human trial of DNA-based Zika vaccine shows promise

The trial of 40 adults with 2 dose levels found the vaccine safe and immunogenic.

Oct 05, 2017

Oct 05, 2017
Mom and sick girl

'Less precise' study offers another take on FluMist performance

The observational study found 46% protection but is smaller than an earlier one that showed no protection.

Oct 05, 2017
Veterinarian with pigs

Report highlights non-federal efforts to cut antibiotics in food

Varied efforts involve states, cities, food buyers, and hospital groups.

Oct 05, 2017
Tillerson at Grand Challenges

Secretary Tillerson lauds global health security agenda

Tillerson voices support for US collaboration on global infectious disease issues, including those involving HIV and malaria.

Oct 05, 2017

News Scan for Oct 05, 2017

MRSA in hospital food
Hepatitis A outbreak
Monkeypox in Nigeria
Oct 05, 2017

Flu Scan for Oct 05, 2017

Research and pandemic readiness
Reusable respirators
Monoclonal antibody partnership

Oct 06, 2017

Oct 06, 2017
Flu vaccination

Study identifies factors that may lower flu vaccine protection

Viral changes, birth year, repeat vaccinations, and waning protection may all play a role.

Oct 06, 2017
Zika virus

Texas reports 2nd local Zika case of year; FDA OKs blood donor test

The Texas case is in a county where illnesses were reported last year.

Oct 06, 2017

News Scan for Oct 06, 2017

Polio in Syria
Plague in Madagascar
More Cyclospora
Antimicrobial use in Danish animals
Oct 06, 2017

Flu Scan for Oct 06, 2017

H3N2v cases in 2 states
CDC eyes H7N9 threat

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