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Oct 17, 2019

Oct 17, 2019

News Scan for Oct 17, 2019

More DRC Ebola
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Zika infection in France
Lack of on-site STI antibiotics

Oct 16, 2019

Oct 16, 2019
Hand washing at Ebola screening center

WHO: Insecure Ebola hot spots pose resurgence risk elsewhere

Recent cases have been in a compact area with limited access and security problems.

Oct 15, 2019

Oct 15, 2019
UN trucks in North Kivu province, DR Congo

Butembo treatment center cleared of Ebola patients in DRC

Outbreak totals climb to 3,224 infections, including 2,150 fatal ones.

Oct 15, 2019

News Scan for Oct 15, 2019

Southern Hemisphere flu ebb
Cholera outbreaks in Africa
Philippines polio vaccine campaign

Oct 14, 2019

Oct 14, 2019
Ebola vaccine campaign in DR Congo

As Ebola cases climb, launch of 2nd vaccine in works

The Johnson & Johnson Ebola vaccine will be rolled out in November, officials say.

Oct 11, 2019

Oct 11, 2019
Blood centrifuge

New DRC Ebola cases confirmed as FDA OKs rapid test

The WHO continues to say that progress in curtailing the outbreak must be balanced with caution.

Oct 11, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 11, 2019

Probiotics and C diff risk
MCR genes on Algerian farms
Price cut demand for MDR-TB drug
ICU infections in Europe
XDR typhoid in travelers
Post-hospital antibiotic use
Resistant gonorrhea response plan
Urinary antigen testing for pneumonia
C diff testing guidelines challenged
XDR Klebsiella pneumoniae
Oct 11, 2019

News Scan for Oct 11, 2019

Polio in Pakistan, Africa
Billions for HIV, TB, malaria
High-dose vs adjuvanted flu vaccine

Oct 10, 2019

Oct 10, 2019
Zika babies with microcephaly

Study highlights Zika lessons, need to stay vigilant

The virus can have long-lasting consequences for those exposed in utero and will likely strike again, experts say.

Oct 10, 2019
DRC Ebola outbreak response

WHO: Ebola outbreak 'back to where it began'

Only 27 health zones are now reporting cases, down from 207 during the peak of the outbreak.

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