News & Perspective

Jun 07, 2019

Jun 07, 2019
Ebola health workers

WHO details some strides in Ebola response

The agency highlights earlier case-contact registration and a drastically lower rate of healthcare-related disease spread.

Jun 07, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jun 07, 2019

New resistant-TB drug
Scoring infant bacterial infections
French stewardship attitudes
Hospital superbugs in Tuscany
Antibiotics in hamburger meat
Infant antibiotic use and later asthma
New treatment for hospital pneumonia
Food-animal antibiotics legislation

Jun 06, 2019

Jun 06, 2019
Doctor with African children

Follow-up study: Mass azithromycin still tied to fewer child deaths

A longer-term study in Niger finds much the same protective effect.

Jun 06, 2019
Ebola treatment tents

No 'reset' with Ebola outbreak, WHO official says

"We get to adapt… and make the response the best we can make it," the WHO's Mike Ryan, MD, says.

Jun 06, 2019
Girl receiving vaccine

Experts urge vaccination as US measles cases top 1,000

"Measles is an incredibly contagious and dangerous disease," HHS Secretary Azar says.

Jun 06, 2019

News Scan for Jun 06, 2019

Global STI burden
World Food Safety Day
Jun 06, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 06, 2019

Scoring infant bacterial infections
French stewardship attitudes

Jun 05, 2019

Jun 05, 2019
Ebola doctor's reflection in mirror

New violence in Beni, DRC, as Ebola lab targeted

Seventeen new infections and 11 new fatalities raise outbreak totals to 2,025 cases and 1,357 deaths.

Jun 05, 2019
United States Capitol

Pandemic preparedness renewal sent to Trump's desk

"The fact that Congress passed this bill is acknowledgement that health security is national security."

Jun 05, 2019

News Scan for Jun 05, 2019

Hospital superbugs in Tuscany
Universal flu vaccine trial
Cholera vaccine storage


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