Blog Category : global-news

New York Times Op-ed: This Is the Truth About Vaccines

While there are certainly thoughts, ideas and technologies progressing rapidly in the United States today, it remains that there are many Americans who do not vaccinate themselves and/or their children….

March 13, 2019 With No comments

Training the next generation of scientists

is an important part of VIC’s mission and is also a win-win situation for both the trainee and VIC. The trainee needs to gain formative scientific experience and develop problem-solving…

July 26, 2017 With No comments

March for science: what’s next?

More than a week has passed since scientists gathered together to march and to celebrate science and the role it plays in everyday lives. On Saturday 22 April, at the…

May 6, 2017 With No comments

Update on the new CDC guidelines for outpatient antibiotic prescribing

As covered in the previous VIC blog post, the UN organized a meeting in September to draw the attention of health care providers, researchers, and politicians to the growing problem…

December 1, 2016 With No comments

Report on the UN meeting on the rising global effects of antibiotic resistance.

  On September 21st the UN held an historical meeting to discuss the rising global effects of antibiotic resistance. These high-level meetings on health issues have only been held in…

September 27, 2016 With No comments