News & Perspective

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.

Apr 23, 2019

Apr 23, 2019
Group of African kids

World's first malaria vaccine program launches in Malawi

The vaccine "has the potential to save tens of thousands of children's lives."

Apr 03, 2019

Apr 03, 2019

News Scan for Apr 03, 2019

Ebola Bombali in Kenyan bats
Universal flu vaccine trial
E coli O103 in 4 states
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Waterborne hospital infections

Mar 13, 2019

Mar 13, 2019

News Scan for Mar 13, 2019

Acting FDA acting chief named
MERS-CoV in Kenyan camels
Subclinical Nipah infections
Avian flu in Iran, Vietnam

Feb 08, 2019

Feb 08, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Feb 08, 2019

Inadequate TB drug-susceptibility testing
New UK guidance on antibiotics for acute cough
FDA to review new Merck antibiotics
CARB-X novel antibiotic funding
Antibiotic prescribing intervention in China
Candida auris fungemia
Microbiology test use in Norway
CRP-guided therapy
Formulary restriction policy
New CARB-X funding
Feb 08, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 08, 2019

Inadequate TB drug-susceptibility testing
New UK guidance on antibiotics for acute cough

Sep 28, 2018

Sep 28, 2018

News Scan for Sep 28, 2018

Funds for MERS, Lassa, Nipah vaccines
New polio cases

Aug 30, 2018

Aug 30, 2018
Polio vax Nepal

Study reveals early impact of 3-strain oral polio vaccine withdrawal

The study provides evidence that population immunity is critical for the successful phase-out of oral polio vaccines.

Jul 24, 2018

Jul 24, 2018

News Scan for Jul 24, 2018

Dengue in pregnancy
Rift Valley fever in Uganda
FDA approves malaria drug

Jul 17, 2018

Jul 17, 2018
Ethiopian shepherd and flock

Uganda reports Rift Valley fever outbreak

The outbreak involves 2 districts in the country's "cattle corridor" and occurs as Rwanda is reporting the disease in animals and possibly people.

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