News & Perspective

Aug 13, 2019

Aug 13, 2019
Beni street scene

Ebola persists in Beni and Mandima hotspots, orphan numbers grow

In other outbreak developments, insecurity flared again in Beni with suspected ADF attacks and resulting community protests.

Aug 13, 2019

Study: Genetic adaptations primed C diff for hospital transmission

Genomic analysis suggests C difficile strains that have spread in hospitals belong to an emerging species.

Aug 13, 2019

News Scan for Aug 13, 2019

H5N2 airborne spread
Chlamydia vaccine trial findings
Farm Bill animal health activities

Aug 12, 2019

Aug 12, 2019
Alima cube

Ebola outbreak treatment trial narrowed to two promising drugs

Officials hope the promising treatment findings encourage more patients to seek lifesaving treatment.

Aug 12, 2019
PAHO measles

Global measles outbreaks make 2019 a record-setting year

In US developments, the CDC reported 10 more cases in its regular update, and New York reported a new outbreak in an Mennonite community.

Aug 12, 2019

News Scan for Aug 12, 2019

Nipah vaccine development
Nigeria yellow fever cluster
Dengue outbreaks
Hajj surveillance

Aug 09, 2019

Aug 09, 2019
Ebola child vax

Ebola outbreak grows by 6 in DRC

In other developments, an Ebola expert warned that the virus could become endemic in the outbreak region and researchers said an already approved drug might be a useful treatment.

Aug 09, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Aug 09, 2019

Antibiotics and rheumatoid arthritis
Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis
MDR bacteria in urban rats
Superbugs in Egyptian camels
Antibiotics for noninfections
Aug 09, 2019

News Scan for Aug 09, 2019

Adjuvanted flu vaccine trial
Polio in Pakistan
Antibiotics and rheumatoid arthritis
Bioweapons detection investigation request

Aug 08, 2019

Aug 08, 2019
Farm turkeys

US poultry data show big reductions in key antibiotics

The report shows a substantial drop in the use of nearly all medically important antibiotics from 2013 to 2017.

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