News & Perspective

Aug 21, 2018

Aug 21, 2018
Ebola nurse

WHO: 13 health workers infected in DRC Ebola outbreak

Also, patients are slightly younger than what might be expected, but within a general range.

Aug 21, 2018
Vaccine prep

Physician knowledge gaps may limit use of MenB vaccine

A survey of primary care docs reveals significant gaps in their knowledge of serogroup B meningococcal vaccines.

Aug 21, 2018

News Scan for Aug 21, 2018

HPV and cervical cancer
H7N9 in smuggled poultry
Aug 21, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 21, 2018

Antibiotics for kids' UTIs
Drug-resistant TB surveillance model

Aug 20, 2018

Aug 20, 2018
Ebola healthcare worker

Ebola case count rises as more health workers infected

The outbreak has grown to 91 cases (64 confirmed), including 50 fatalities.

Aug 20, 2018
MDR-TB detection

WHO revises MDR-TB treatment with focus on oral drugs

The changes prioritize newer medications and oral regimens over injectable drugs.

Aug 20, 2018
Couple outdoors man smoking

UK study bolsters HPV infection link to smoking, sexual activity

Former smokers had triple the risk, while those with more than 6 sex partners had a sixfold risk.

Aug 20, 2018

News Scan for Aug 20, 2018

Record measles in Europe
H5N6 avian flu case in China

Aug 17, 2018

Aug 17, 2018
Ebola vaccination

Health worker among 5 new cases in DRC Ebola outbreak

The outbreak has grown to 78 cases, and vaccination has begun in the affected area.

Aug 17, 2018

News Scan for Aug 17, 2018

Cyclospora cases rise to 476
Polio in Afghanistan, Papua NG, Nigeria

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