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Report: US CDC could do more to keep labs safe

5/26/17

Recent mishaps involving safety and security have raised Congressional concerns.

Tags: laboratory best practice, biological laboratory safety, biosafety laboratory regulation

How a Usually Harmless Bacteria Ended Up Killing 18 People in Wisconsin

5/26/17

Epidemiologists have never identified where the Elizabethkingia anophelis strain came from.

Tags: elizabethkingia, bacterial mutation

Hospital outbreak of MCR-1 Klebsiella reported in China

5/26/17

Scientists have reported a deadly outbreak of MCR-1-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae among leukemia patients in China.

Tags: Klebsiella, mcr-1, antibiotic resistant infections

Ebola outbreak may be smaller than feared, WHO indicates

5/26/17

So far there have been two confirmed cases, four probable cases, and four deaths.

Tags: Ebola, Ebola outbreak

Operational Research during the Ebola Emergency

5/26/17

Collecting continuous accurate routine program data must be fundamental for any future outbreaks.

Tags: infectious disease response, operational research

Polio update: Two cVDPV2 outbreaks reported in Democratic Republic of the Congo

5/26/17

Two cases of circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) were reported in Haut Lomami province along and two cases were reported in Maniema province.

Tags: vaccine derived polio, polio

Hendra case confirmed in Queensland

5/26/17

Tracing and risk assessments are being done on any animals that may have had contact with the infected horse.

Tags: Hendra

How Russia hopes to keep Crimea safe from ASF

5/26/17

Russian authorities have announced quarantine measures in three more districts in Crimea, following outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) in wild boars.

Tags: African swine fever

Signs of a good farm biosecurity system

5/26/17

Property owners have the right to ask for that reasonable biosecurity measures be taken.

Tags: agriculture biosecurity, agriculture best practice

World Bank says nations ill-prepared to battle pandemic diseases

5/25/17

Of the 37 countries in Africa, Europe, Asia, and North America put through the World Bank stress test of measures in place, most were graded with a red or yellow light.

Tags: pandemic preparedness, pandemic response, global health preparedness, infectious disease response