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May2014NewsThis month’s roundup features stories on a common antibiotic that can kill superbugs, global epidemics, the right to try experimental drugs, and what you can do to help FDA identify drug safety problems.

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  1. Patients themselves could help FDA flag drug safety problems,” by Robert Gebelhoff, The Washington Post, June 15, 2015
  2. Biotechnology year in review 2014,” Ernst & Young Global Limited, June 15, 2015
  3. Scientists develop artificial skin that may help treat burn victims,” by Magdalena Osumi, The Japan Times, June 11, 2015
  4. South Korea MERS outbreak: Officials brace for ‘most important period’,” by Madison Park, Sol Han, and Jung-eun Kim, CNN, June 11, 2015
  5. Common antibiotic kills superbugs,” by Bradley J. Fikes, The San Diego Union Tribune, June 10, 2015
  6. California lawmakers pass vaccine bill amid contentious debate,” from Associated Press, Fox News, June 10, 2015
  7. Indian Woman Being Treated in U.S. for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis,” by Denise Grady, The News York Times, June 9, 2015
  8. ‘Right to Try’ Movement Wants Terminally Ill to Get Experimental Drugs,” by Shawn Radcliffe, Healthline, June 8, 2015
  9. First Case of Diphtheria in Spain Since 1986 After Parents Shun Vaccination,” by Alissa Greenberg, Time, June 4, 2015