News & Perspective

Jun 11, 2019

Jun 11, 2019
Main road in DR Congo

Uganda confirms first Ebola case linked to DRC outbreak

The patient is 5, and at least two of his family members also have Ebola symptoms.

Jun 11, 2019
Measles vaccination in Africa

DRC declares measles outbreak after 1,500 deaths

Since the first of the year officials have tallied 87,000 suspected cases in 23 of the DRC's 26 provinces.

Jun 11, 2019

News Scan for Jun 11, 2019

FluMist and asthma
Legionnaires' in New Zealand
Rotary polio funding

Jun 10, 2019

Jun 10, 2019
DRC Ebola banner

DRC daily Ebola totals show possible signs of slowing

The outbreak has now reached 2,062 infections, with deaths climbing to 1,390.

Jun 10, 2019
Child vaccine

Whooping cough cases tied to waning vaccine protection

Children were 5 times more likely to have pertussis if it had been more than 3 years since their last vaccine dose.

Jun 10, 2019

News Scan for Jun 10, 2019

More US measles
Saudi MERS cases
Cyclospora recommendations
Chickenpox vaccine & shingles
Regional risk of CWD
Jun 10, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 10, 2019

Stewardship and resistance rates
Resistant Enterococcus in pigs

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 07, 2019

News Scan for Jun 07, 2019

New resistant-TB drug
Polio in 3 nations
TB test shortage
Avian flu in Mexico, South Africa

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