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Surfers more likely to harbor antibiotic-resistant bacteria in gut

January 16, 2018
Recent data showed that regular surfers and bodyboarders were nearly three times more likely to harbor antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli
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Rhesus macaques in Florida expose parkgoers to deadly virus

January 13, 2018
Researchers have found evidence that people visiting a popular public park in Florida are at risk for contracting a potentially deadly virus known as…

Appili Therapeutics obtains rights to vaccine for bioterrorism agent

January 11, 2018
The biopharmaceutical company Appili Therapeutics recently announced that it has signed a license agreement with the National Research Council of…

Inductive reasoning guides public perception of Ebola risk

January 4, 2018
Inductive reasoning may influence how people react to public health messaging about the risk for acquiring Ebola virus, according to two recent…
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Rabies vaccination campaign interrupts human transmission

December 20, 2017
A rabies vaccination campaign among dogs successfully interrupted transmission of the disease to humans in a city in Chad, according to a recent…
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Trees in public park may be source of cryptococcal infection in South Africa

December 17, 2017
Researchers identified large populations of Cryptococcus neoformans and C. gattii — two fungi that cause substantial morbidity and mortality…

Q&A: Facing climate change, ID clinicians must ‘expect the unexpected’

December 13, 2017
According to the CDC, climate change can increase the risk for the spread of numerous infections like Lyme disease, West Nile virus, diarrheal…
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MRSA clone circulating in pig farms found in nursing home residents

December 12, 2017
An emerging MRSA clone that has mostly been linked to contact with pig farms was isolated in several nursing home residents in Spain, underscoring…

WHO praises Uganda’s ‘exemplary’ response to Marburg outbreak

December 9, 2017
WHO touted Uganda’s “exemplary” response to control its fifth outbreak of the highly fatal Marburg virus disease in the last 10…

Connecticut river systems associated with higher incidence of legionellosis

December 8, 2017
Researchers who identified clusters of ZIP codes in Connecticut with a higher than expected incidence of legionellosis found an unexpected…