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Jul 06, 2018

Jul 06, 2018

News Scan for Jul 06, 2018

Polio in Afghanistan, Somalia
Pregnancy and flu
CDC reports more Cyclospora illnesses
Frozen veggie Listeria outbreak in Europe

May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018

News Scan for May 10, 2018

Canadian romaine E coli cases
Burkholderia cepacia outbreak
Yellow fever in Brazil
Avian flu outbreaks
Polio emergency continues

Apr 12, 2018

Apr 12, 2018

News Scan for Apr 12, 2018

Funds for Lassa, MERS vaccines
Treating malaria in pregnancy
Advanced bed nets for malaria
Norovirus in dried seaweed
Avian flu outbreaks

May 15, 2018

May 15, 2018
Ibuprofen tablets

Ibuprofen alone not an option for simple UTIs, study finds

A Scandinavian study finds that ibuprofen is not a suitable alternative to antibiotics for UTIs.

Jul 18, 2017

Jul 18, 2017
Cattle herd

Pew report identifies key farm, feedlot food safety steps

Recommendations focus on pre- and probiotics, countermeasures, and prevention steps.

Dec 07, 2016

Dec 07, 2016

Hungary reports widespread avian flu in poultry

European countries already reporting H5N8 note several more outbreaks, many involving wild birds.

Nov 10, 2016

Nov 10, 2016
cystic fibrosis

Study describes spread of drug-resistant bug that infects cystic fibrosis patients

The bacterium may have recently evolved to spread person to person, as it becomes more virulent.

Nov 16, 2015

Nov 16, 2015
Pharmacist with customer

WHO survey shows antibiotic resistance myths common

Three-quarters wrongly think antibiotic resistance refers to patients, not drugs.

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