News & Perspective

Aug 22, 2019

Aug 22, 2019
Ebola health workers in DR Congo

Fourth Ebola case reported in DRC's South Kivu province

Officials are bracing for more cases and spread to new areas after a community protest led to the suspension of Ebola response activities.

Aug 22, 2019
Colon cancer

Study links oral antibiotic use to colon cancer

The findings don't establish a causal relationship but show a possible connection, especially with certain antibiotics and regions of the GI tract.

Aug 22, 2019

News Scan for Aug 22, 2019

TB patterns in US kids
Teen vaccine uptake
Cuban Zika outbreak
Aug 22, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 22, 2019

Antimicrobial resistance grants
Resistant malaria in Africa

Aug 21, 2019

Aug 21, 2019
Woman in DR Congo Ebola treatment center

Hospital Ebola spread confirmed in South Kivu, DRC

A mother and child in South Kivu province became infected after contact with a patient from Beni.

Aug 21, 2019

News Scan for Aug 21, 2019

Migrant vaccine controversy
More US hepatitis A
Good polio news in Nigeria
Aug 21, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 21, 2019

Improper antibiotic Rx in UK
Combo drug for urinary infections

Aug 20, 2019

Aug 20, 2019
Oval blue pills and bottle

FDA approves novel antibiotic for community-acquired pneumonia

Lefamulin approval was supported by two phase 3 trials involving moxifloxacin.

Aug 20, 2019

News Scan for Aug 20, 2019

More DRC Ebola cases
Flu lingering in Australia
Broadly protective flu patch
Fast-tracked Zika vaccine
Aug 20, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 20, 2019

Parenteral antibiotics in neonates
Funds for superbug vaccine

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