News & Perspective

Apr 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017
Nursing home patient

Study: Resistant gram-negative bacteria common in nursing homes

Findings of a meta-analysis point up need for better infection control programs in facilities that serve the elderly.

Apr 28, 2017
yellow fever vaccine

Only weeks remain for US supply of yellow fever vaccine

Federal officials have a plan to fill gaps with a supply of a similar vaccine made in France.

Apr 28, 2017
mosquito larvae

South America sees Zika rise, study estimates US disease cost

The cost study looked at different attack-rate ranges, putting the upper-end estimate at as much as $2 billion.

Apr 28, 2017
polio vaccine supplies

WHO vaccine advisors weigh in on polio, cholera, Ebola, diphtheria

Experts made more recommendations about fractional IPV dosing and also discussed issued related to cholera, Ebola, and diphtheria.

Apr 28, 2017

News Scan for Apr 28, 2017

More MERS in Saudi Arabia
Liberian illness cluster update
Apr 28, 2017

Flu Scan for Apr 28, 2017

H7N9 in China
Flu season slows

Apr 27, 2017

Apr 27, 2017
Brown monkey

Sixth Brazilian state reports yellow fever

Tocantins joins Para, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Espirito Santo, and Minas Gerais as states with confirmed human yellow fever cases.

Apr 27, 2017

News Scan for Apr 27, 2017

More H5N8, H5N1
Vaccination info systems
MERS overview

Apr 26, 2017

Apr 26, 2017
White duck

Iran, Vietnam report more H5N1 outbreaks

In addition, Sweden and Hungary report H5N8 avian flu outbreaks in poultry.

Apr 26, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 26, 2017

Antimicrobial resistance plan in India
High MDR prevalence in asylum seekers

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