News & Perspective

Dec 05, 2018

Dec 05, 2018
Ebola contact tracing

Ebola total rises to 458 in DRC outbreak

The WHO reports that cases dropped from 46 confirmed illnesses 2 weeks ago to 28 last week—and 43 health workers are now infected.

Dec 05, 2018

News Scan for Dec 05, 2018

Heartland virus study in Missouri
Yellow fever in South Sudan
Climate change and public health
Dec 05, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 05, 2018

Severe MRSA in China, Australia
Antibiotic cycling and MRSA, C diff incidence
Antibiotic time-outs

Dec 04, 2018

Dec 04, 2018
Pharmacy in Mexico

Analysis finds global antibiotic use varies widely in children

In 17 nations, most notably China and India, broader-spectrum drugs are more widely used.

Dec 04, 2018
Ebola safe burial team

More Ebola in DRC as WHO says it has outbreak 'covered'

With 9 new infections, the country now has 453 cases and 268 deaths, and 71 people are under investigation.

Dec 04, 2018

News Scan for Dec 04, 2018

Resistant gonorrhea in Europe
Prior-season flu vaccine impact
Avian flu in Iran, Taiwan
MERS-CoV in Saudi camels

Dec 03, 2018

Dec 03, 2018
Ebola survivor testimony

DRC Ebola total climbs to 444 with cases in several areas

New cases are in 8 locations, and a WHO official expressed concern over vaccine supplies.

Dec 03, 2018

With 18 more cases, CDC says AFM may have peaked

The CDC has now confirmed 134 cases this year, compared with 149 in 2016.

Dec 03, 2018

News Scan for Dec 03, 2018

Severe Zika thrombocytopenia
Polio outbreak over in Syria
UK vaccine center, more CEPI funds
TB funding climbs
Dec 03, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 03, 2018

Procalcitonin-guided antibiotic therapy
'Expected Practice' and short-course antibiotics
UTI management bundle

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