News & Perspective

Jan 08, 2018

Jan 08, 2018
Mideast map

Iraq, Afghanistan, other nations report avian flu outbreaks

It is Iraq's first H5N8 outbreak since 2016, and Afghanistan's first since 2007.

Jan 08, 2018

News Scan for Jan 08, 2018

Saudi MERS cases
Next-gen flu vaccine grant
New H5N6 infection
Yellow fever in Nigeria
Salmonella in Europe
Jan 08, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 08, 2018

Cost of VRE infections
Drug-resistant Acinetobacter

Jan 09, 2018

Jan 09, 2018
Surgical mask and hood

Experts decry lack of flu pandemic readiness, commitment

The Trump administration is making no effort to prioritize game-changing flu vaccines, the experts say.

Jan 09, 2018
Urban streams

Antibiotics apply resistance pressure to urban stream microbes

No conclusions about potential impacts on human health can be drawn from the study.

Jan 09, 2018

News Scan for Jan 09, 2018

More MERS in Saudi Arabia
Suspected VHF in South Sudan
Global flu rises
Migrant MDR-TB

Jan 10, 2018

Jan 10, 2018
Cattle herd

MERS antibody treatment clears phase 1 trial

The therapy, which uses cattle antibodies to treat the virus in humans, has shown to be safe and well-tolerated.

Jan 10, 2018
Scientist with microscope

State efforts to identify, combat resistant bacteria highlighted

Since 2016 the CDC has provided $144 million to state and local health departments to address antibiotic resistance.

Jan 10, 2018

News Scan for Jan 10, 2018

Ebola antibody findings
USDA egg product rule
1918 pandemic flu severity
Jan 10, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 10, 2018

C difficile decline
Antibiotics in nursing homes
Environmental health risks

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