News & Perspective

Aug 23, 2019

Aug 23, 2019
Ebola treatment cube in Beni

WHO: Ebola numbers underscore need for changes, funding

Disease in hot spots like Beni continues to feed other areas, such as recent cases in South Kivu province.

Aug 23, 2019
Baby under mosquito bed net

WHO experts call for new tools to eradicate malaria

Experts say the cost of a scale-up is $34 billion but would pay for itself 8 times over.

Aug 22, 2019

Aug 22, 2019
Ebola health workers in DR Congo

Fourth Ebola case reported in DRC's South Kivu province

Officials are bracing for more cases and spread to new areas after a community protest led to the suspension of Ebola response activities.

Aug 21, 2019

Aug 21, 2019
Woman in DR Congo Ebola treatment center

Hospital Ebola spread confirmed in South Kivu, DRC

A mother and child in South Kivu province became infected after contact with a patient from Beni.

Aug 21, 2019

News Scan for Aug 21, 2019

Migrant vaccine controversy
More US hepatitis A
Good polio news in Nigeria

Aug 20, 2019

Aug 20, 2019

News Scan for Aug 20, 2019

More DRC Ebola cases
Flu lingering in Australia
Broadly protective flu patch
Fast-tracked Zika vaccine

Aug 19, 2019

Aug 19, 2019
Women cooking together

Packed dorm may have spurred MERS spread, study says

Analysis of a 2015-16 cluster highlights living conditions and healthcare spread.

Aug 19, 2019
Ebola survivor

Ebola spreads in DRC provinces as cases approach 2,900

With 27 new infections in the past 3 days, the outbreak has grown to 2,888 cases and 1,934 deaths.

Aug 16, 2019

Aug 16, 2019
Ebola nurse and baby

Ebola spreads to 3rd DRC province — South Kivu

The outbreak has now grown to 2,861 cases, including 1,913 deaths, as the UN announces more funding.

Aug 16, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Aug 16, 2019

Funding for Staph vaccine
Delafloxacin-resistant MRSA
Antibiotic resistance in Europe
Antibiotic pipeline gaps
Antibiotic resistance legislation
Urinary tract infection treatment
Combo therapy for MRSA infections
EMR-driven stewardship

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