News & Perspective

Sep 24, 2018

Sep 24, 2018
DRC North Kivu rebels

Violence suspends response in DRC Ebola hot spot as cases rise

Cases have now reached 149, including 100 fatalities.

Sep 24, 2018

News Scan for Sep 24, 2018

Monkeypox in Nigeria
Saudi MERS case
Heartland virus in Illinois
Measles cases in Americas
Sep 24, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 24, 2018

Resistance-tracking partnership
ESBL E coli in US meat

Sep 21, 2018

Sep 21, 2018
Map of DR Congo and Uganda

DRC announces Ebola case near Ugandan border

The case is in Tchomia, on Lake Albert, which straddles the DRC-Uganda border.

Sep 21, 2018
Biosafety level 4 lab

GAO says Defense Department lagging on lab biosecurity

The DoD has made only 18 of 35 proposed changes designed to enhance lab security, the report says.

Sep 21, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 21, 2018

CARB-X growth
Carbapenem resistance in US hospitals
Data-sharing tool for antibiotic discovery
Antimicrobial stewardship in clinics
Antibiotic use in US seniors
Gut microbiota and bloodstream infections
Azithromycin resistance in N gonorrhoeae
UK antibiotic prescribing
Viral diagnostic shows promise
MDR urinary tract infections
Sep 21, 2018

News Scan for Sep 21, 2018

E coli ground beef outbreak
Polio in Afghanistan, DRC
Healthcare-associated infections
Sep 21, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 21, 2018

CARB-X growth
Carbapenem resistance in US hospitals
Data-sharing tool for antibiotic discovery

Sep 20, 2018

Sep 20, 2018
Adorable puppies

CDC blames MDR Campylobacter outbreak on pet-store puppy exposure

The outbreak, which began in 2016, affected 118 people in 18 states.

Sep 20, 2018
Rehydration therapy for diarrhea

Studies: Diarrheal disease rates vary across Africa, world

The new data highlight an especially profound impact on the very young and very old.

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