News & Perspective

Jun 26, 2019

Jun 26, 2019
Ebola vaccinator

Ebola total climbs to 2,277 amid security, reintroduction worries

In other developments, cases rise steadily ahead of a meeting to consider use of a second Ebola vaccine.

Jun 25, 2019

Jun 25, 2019
Hand on hospital bed rail

Study: Colonized Candida auris patients shed fungus via skin

To control the deadly fungus, scientists have to better understand how it spreads.

Jun 25, 2019
Ebola PPE gloving

Ebola hot spots shift as pattern of spread fluctuates

In the past 10 days, officials have recorded nearly 100 new cases, and the outbreak has reached 2,265 infections.

Jun 24, 2019

Jun 24, 2019
Ebola medic

DRC Ebola deaths top 1,500; more cases in Ituri province capital

Officials have now confirmed 3 recent cases in Bunia, population 366,000.

Jun 24, 2019
Young children in Gambia

Study indicates better immune response with change to nasal flu vaccine

Researchers find an increase in vaccine virus shedding and seroconversion.

Jun 21, 2019

Jun 21, 2019
Pharmacist and patient

Poll: US public aware of antibiotic resistance but sketchy on details

Nearly half of respondent (45%) haven't taken antibiotics as prescribed.

Jun 20, 2019

Jun 20, 2019
Personal protective equipment Ebola workers

Ebola hot spot shifts amid urgent call for funds

The WHO reports a worrying spike in activity in Mabalako, one of the smaller hot spots, as cases top 2,200.

Jun 20, 2019
Jersey cows

FAO launches new vehicle to fund antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobials are needed to ensure food security, but they need to be used responsibly, an FAO official says.

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.

Jun 19, 2019
Medical checkup in Sudan

Global trust strong in healthcare, scientists, vaccines—with exceptions

Skepticism remains in some high-income nations, with France having the lowest trust in vaccines.

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