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