News & Perspective

Aug 02, 2019

Aug 02, 2019
Telemedicine parent and child

Telemedicine study raises stewardship concerns

The study notes that antibiotics were prescribed in more than half of kids' telemedicine visits and that patient satisfaction was strongly tied to a prescription.

Aug 02, 2019
temperature screening

Ebola reports show more health workers infected

Daily updates from the health ministry resume and detail contact tracing in Goma, where local spread recently began.

Aug 02, 2019

News Scan for Aug 02, 2019

Polio cases and positive findings
NY Powassan virus death
Prenatal flu vaccination access

Aug 01, 2019

Aug 01, 2019
DRC PPE

Two new cases in Goma as DRC Ebola outbreak reaches 1-year mark

In other developments, the WHO said Beni is still the main hot spot and that the pace of new infections hasn't changed much.

Aug 01, 2019

News Scan for Aug 01, 2019

Resistant organisms and medical care abroad
Listeria in the UK
CWD controversy over Canadian deer meat
Dengue outbreaks

Jul 31, 2019

Jul 31, 2019
Ebola prevention pamphlet

On eve of 1-year mark, WHO calls Ebola in DRC 'relentless'

"This outbreak is one with unprecedented challenges." the WHO's Moeti says.

Jul 31, 2019
Pig ear dog treat

Pig ear dog treat Salmonella probe yields more cases and a warning

Officials have confirmed 127 cases in 33 states, and 26 people have been hospitalized.

Jul 31, 2019

News Scan for Jul 31, 2019

BARDA anthrax vaccine contract
Neuroimaging in Zika-infected babies
UK Lyme disease estimates
Yellow fever in Ivory Coast
Jul 31, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 31, 2019

New CARB-X funding
Isolates for rapid diagnostics
Carbapenemase screening in Korea

Jul 30, 2019

Jul 30, 2019
Nurse with hospital patient

Hospitals drive spread of resistant Klebsiella in Europe, study finds

Patient-to-patient, between-hospital spread is common.

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