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Sep 13, 2019

Sep 13, 2019
Ebola personal protective equipment

WHO urges caution amid Ebola decline in DRC

As if to illustrate the point, cases surged by 14 today, lifting the outbreak total to 3,113 infections.

Sep 13, 2019

News Scan for Sep 13, 2019

Polio in 4 nations
Salmonella papaya outbreak
Malaria vaccine in Kenya
Sep 13, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 13, 2019

India joins antibiotic R&D hub
Resistant infections in African infants
Antibiotics in UK poultry

Sep 12, 2019

Sep 12, 2019
Research technician

UK health officials launch new infectious disease strategy

The plan focuses on 10 strategic priorities, including combating antimicrobial resistance.

Sep 12, 2019

News Scan for Sep 12, 2019

More DRC Ebola cases
Global vaccine summit
Cytomegalovirus vaccine trial
Sep 12, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 12, 2019

Chick-Fil-A antibiotic-free
Resistant E coli in sewage

Sep 11, 2019

Sep 11, 2019
Premature infant

'Microbiome scar' from prolonged antibiotics noted in preemies

Dangerous microbes are gaining a foothold.

Sep 11, 2019
Sore throat exam

UK researchers detail new Strep A strain behind rise in scarlet fever

Incidence of the strain increased from 5% of northwest London isolates in 2014 to 33% in 2016.

Sep 11, 2019

News Scan for Sep 11, 2019

More Ebola in the DRC
HPV herd protection
Fluoroquinolones and leaky heart valves

Sep 10, 2019

Sep 10, 2019
Stuart Levy, MD

Science world mourns passing of prominent voice on antibiotic resistance

Stuart Levy, MD, who years ago warned about antibiotic overuse, died last week.


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