Monthly Archives: August 2017

FDA approves new antibacterial drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Vabomere for adults with complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI), including a type of kidney infection, pyelonephritis, caused by specific… …read more

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Inherited herpesvirus study finds links to ancient humans

Research into inherited human herpesvirus 6 identifies origins in a small number of people thousands of years ago and highlights the potential to ‘reactivate’. …read more

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Yellow fever – France – French Guiana

On 22 August 2017, the National IHR Focal Point for France notified a confirmed fatal case of yellow fever in a 43-year-old Brazilian woman in French Guiana, with an unknown vaccination status. …read more

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Y’all Look! It’s the First Redneck HIV Prevention PSA!

The good people at Thrive Alabama has been working their butts off for years, covering twelve counties in northern Alabama with five free clinics and vans that travel country roads you would never find on your GPS just to fetch clients for appointments and get them home again.


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Antibiotic resistance rises in ‘lonely’ mutating microbes

A major study led by The University of Manchester has discovered that so called ‘lonely’ microbes, those living at low population densities, are more likely to mutate causing higher rates of… …read more

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