Science and Technology : Zika: G7 told to act on Antibiotics as dreaded (superbug) hits U.S.

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    In the Spirit of Superbug and Zika,



    G7 told to act on antibiotics as dreaded superbug hits U.S.


    ISE-SHIMA, Japan/LONDON (Reuters) - Britain told the G7 industrial powers on Friday to do more to fight killer superbugs as the United States reported the first case in the country of a patient with bacteria resistant to a last-resort antibiotic ...


    https://www.yahoo.com/news/britains...p-reduce-antibiotics-064331867--business.html

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    Colonies of E. coli bacteria grown on a Hektoen enteric (HE) agar plate are seen in a microscopic image courtesy of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). U.S. health officials on May 26, 2016 . CDC/Handout via REUTERS


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    Congressional Republicans are playing games with a public-health emergency


    ... The Republican congressional leaders, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (Wis.), have vowed to end gridlock on Capitol Hill. But in response to Zika, they have inexcusably dithered. President Obama asked for nearly $1.9 billion in emergency funding in February. When Congress failed to act quickly, the administration redirected existing funds in order to scale up an initial response ...


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    An Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed through a microscope at the Fiocruz institute in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil. (Felipe Dana/Associated Press)


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    This is how the U.S. must lead the fight against Zika



    Michael Gerson and Raj Shah are senior fellows with Results for America. Gerson, a Post columnist, served as assistant to President George W. Bush for policy and planning and is a senior adviser at the anti-poverty group One. Shah served as administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development under President Obama ...


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    A scientist at the University of Wisconsin at Madison works with a strain of Aedes aegypti mosquito. (Jeff Miller/Associated Press)


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