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Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week of Mar. 9 through Mar. 15:

5. Rubella outbreak: CDC updates travel advisory for Japan

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The US CDC issued an updated travel notice for Japan due to the ongoing rubella outbreak.

4. Dengue vaccine passes FDA Advisory Committee hurdle

U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) voted last week on on the safety and effectiveness of Sanofi Pasteur’s Dengvaxia® (Dengue Tetravalent Vaccine Live Attenuated).

3. Travel advisory issued for Japan over measles outbreak

In light of the measles outbreak in Japan, the CDC issued a travel advisory.

2. ‘We’re quickly getting to a scary place that’s called a post-antibiotic world’: Researchers

“We’re quickly getting to a scary place that’s called a “post-antibiotic world,” where we can no longer fight infections with antibiotics anymore because microbes have adapted to be resilient against those antibiotics,” said Adam Smith, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at USC and lead investigator of the study.

1.Tetanus: First pediatric case in >30 years in Oregon

For the second week in a row, this post was the most popular.