News & Perspective

Sep 28, 2018

Sep 28, 2018
Ebola recovery efforts

More DRC Ebola cases as risk raised to 'very high'

There are now 155 cases (124 confirmed, 31 probable), including 102 deaths, in the outbreak.

Sep 28, 2018
Smart phone microbe diagnostics

Smartphone-based test shows promise for rapid UTI diagnosis

Research on the device indicates it has the potential to provide quick, low-cost diagnostics.

Sep 28, 2018
Egg-based flu vaccine

WHO changes 1 strain for egg-based Southern Hemisphere 2019 flu vaccines

The experts also called for 3 new pandemic candidate vaccine viruses.

Sep 28, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 28, 2018

Race and antibiotics
UK-Africa AMR partnership
Multidrug-resistant fungus
Incentives for antibiotic development
Fecal transplant for stem cell recipients
Antifungal stewardship
CARB-X call for open data
Resistance-tracking partnership
ESBL E coli in meat
Sep 28, 2018

News Scan for Sep 28, 2018

Funds for MERS, Lassa, Nipah vaccines
New polio cases
Sep 28, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 28, 2018

Race and antibiotics
UK-Africa AMR partnership

Sep 27, 2018

Sep 27, 2018
DNA test genetic sequencing

Study heralds genetic era of TB drug susceptibility testing

Whole-genome sequencing could lead to faster, more accurate resistance testing.

Sep 27, 2018
Child receiving flu shot

CDC notes flu vaccine uptake down a bit in young kids

Coverage in kids 4 and younger was 67.8% last season, down 2.2 percentage points.

Sep 27, 2018

News Scan for Sep 27, 2018

Multidrug-resistant fungus
Final cereal Salmonella count
Congo yellow fever vaccine steps
Sep 27, 2018

Flu Scan for Sep 27, 2018

Flu vaccine protection in seniors
Bivalent avian flu vaccine in poultry

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