News & Perspective

Feb 08, 2019

Feb 08, 2019
Pneumonia xray

Omadacycline trials show efficacy for pneumonia, skin infections

The new drug is a 'modernized' version of tetracycline, designed to address antibiotic resistance, but its clinical role isn't yet clear.

Jan 18, 2019

Jan 18, 2019
Plasmodium in bloodstream

New one-dose drug prevents malaria relapse, studies show

A total of 62.4% of patients taking tafenoquine were free of P vivax after 6 months.

Feb 19, 2018

Feb 19, 2018
Aedes albopictus mosquito

South America records most yellow fever cases in decades

Brazil has confirmed almost 1,000 human cases since July 2016, and cases in animals have doubled.

Nov 09, 2017

Nov 09, 2017
Girl receiving cholera treatment

Gene studies flesh out cholera patterns in Africa, Americas

Strains in Africa are becoming more drug resistant.

Apr 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017
mosquito larvae

South America sees Zika rise; study estimates US disease cost

The cost study looked at different attack-rate ranges, putting the upper-end estimate at as much as $2 billion.

Apr 27, 2017

Apr 27, 2017
Brown monkey

Sixth Brazilian state reports yellow fever

Tocantins joins Para, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Espirito Santo, and Minas Gerais as states with confirmed human yellow fever cases.

Jul 07, 2016

Jul 07, 2016
Yellow fever vaccine

WHO cites 2-month window for battling yellow fever

Outbreak responders hope to get a jump on mosquitoes by scaling up vaccination during a dry period.

Jun 17, 2016

Jun 17, 2016
yellow fever vaccine

WHO approves fractional dosing to stretch yellow fever vaccine supply

The disease persists in Angola, local cases were reported in a new part of the DRC's Kinshasa province, and investigators are looking at cases in other nations.

May 05, 2016

May 05, 2016
Aedes researcher

Bacteria shown to curb mosquitoes' ability to spread Zika

The findings are similar to earlier studies showing Wolbachia's ability to cut dengue transmission.

May 03, 2016

May 03, 2016
South America globe

Peru finds local Zika cases; report supports complication links

Also, a study found distinct temporal patterns between cases, GBS, and microcephaly.

Pages

by country

Newsletter Sign-up

Get CIDRAP news and other free newsletters.

Sign up now»

OUR UNDERWRITERS

Unrestricted financial support provided by

Bentson Foundation Gilead 
Grant support for ASP provided by


bioMérieux

  Become an underwriter»