News & Perspective

Jun 20, 2019

Jun 20, 2019
Personal protective equipment Ebola workers

Ebola hot spot shifts amid urgent call for funds

The WHO reports a worrying spike in activity in Mabalako, one of the smaller hot spots, as cases top 2,200.

Jun 20, 2019
Jersey cows

FAO launches new vehicle to fund antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobials are needed to ensure food security, but they need to be used responsibly, an FAO official says.

Jun 19, 2019

Jun 19, 2019
Rats foraging in garbage bag

Urban wildlife may add to antibiotic resistance threat

Most samples from wildlife in Nairobi carried multidrug-resistant E coli.

Jun 19, 2019
Medical checkup in Sudan

Global trust strong in healthcare, scientists, vaccines—with exceptions

Skepticism remains in some high-income nations, with France having the lowest trust in vaccines.

Jun 19, 2019

News Scan for Jun 19, 2019

Health worker presenteesim
Bacteremia, pneumonia in kids
No further Nipah in India

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

News Scan for Jun 17, 2019

MERS in Saudi Arabia
More Candida auris cases

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