News & Perspective

Jun 18, 2019

Jun 18, 2019
Decontamination after safe Ebola burial

Ebola cases top 2,180 as Uganda OKs experimental therapies

With 13 new cases today, the DRC outbreak has reached 2,181 infections, 1,459 deaths.

Jun 18, 2019
Global antibiotic prescribing

New AWaRe tool aims to guide antibiotic use globally

WHO director: "All countries must strike a balance between ensuring access to life-saving antibiotics and slowing drug resistance."

Jun 18, 2019

News Scan for Jun 18, 2019

MERS in Saudi Arabia
Safe drinking water access
Good results for botulism antitoxin
Jun 18, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 18, 2019

Rapid test for bloodstream infections
Funds for new antibiotic class
Resistant E coli in Alaskan gulls

Jun 17, 2019

Jun 17, 2019
Ebola glove donning

Ebola case counts spike again in DRC

With 48 cases in 3 days in the DR Congo, totals have grown to 2,168 cases, including 1,440 deaths, for a 66% fatality rate.

Jun 17, 2019
Airplane with London skyline

Record US measles year adds 22 more cases

CDC experts also highlight the spread of measles in Europe, consequences for travelers, and advice for clinicians.

Jun 17, 2019

News Scan for Jun 17, 2019

MERS in Saudi Arabia
More Candida auris cases

Jun 14, 2019

Jun 14, 2019
Gut microbiome

FDA issues alert after fecal microbiota transplant death

One patient is dead and one ill after contracting drug-resistant E coli after FMT.

Jun 14, 2019

News Scan for Jun 14, 2019

Southern Hemisphere flu rise
Polio in 3 countries
Prion disease 'mini brain'
Jun 14, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 14, 2019

Nebraska superbug warning
Urine culture stewardship
Candida auris spread

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