News & Perspective

Dec 31, 2018

Dec 31, 2018
MSF Ebola treatment unit

US health worker monitored as DRC Ebola nears 600 cases

A healthcare worker is under observation as the DRC reports 5 new Ebola cases.

Dec 31, 2018
Group of college students

Study highlights higher risk of meningitis B in college students

Students have more than triple the risk of contracting serogroup B meningococcal disease.

Dec 31, 2018

News Scan for Dec 31, 2018

Deadly superbug in Brazilian ICU
Avian flu in Vietnam, Taiwan, India

Dec 28, 2018

Dec 28, 2018
Pakistani kids

WHO: XDR typhoid outbreak in Pakistan tops 5,200 cases

Insufficient clean water and poor sanitation raise the risk of acquiring XDR typhoid in Pakistan.

Dec 28, 2018
Ebola contact tracing

WHO weighs in on Ebola security incidents; case total climbs to 593

The DRC health ministry says protest-related disruptions carried over to a second day.

Dec 28, 2018
boy with fever

US flu levels continue rise as more child deaths reported

The 2009 H1N1 strain is dominant, except in the Southeast, where H3N2 is more common.

Dec 28, 2018

News Scan for Dec 28, 2018

Staph decolonization in the NICU
Saudi MERS overview

Dec 27, 2018

Dec 27, 2018
burning tire

Protests disrupt response operations in two Ebola hot spots

Eleven suspected patients who fled during vandalism voluntarily returned.

Dec 27, 2018
NIH clinical center

Plumbing system at NIH hospital linked to rare, resistant pathogen

Genetic analysis suggested the isolates were unique to the NIH Clinical Center.

Dec 27, 2018

News Scan for Dec 27, 2018

Hexavalent peds vaccine approval
Malaria in early pregnancy


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