News & Perspective

May 30, 2019

May 30, 2019
measles child

US measles cases top record, putting elimination status at risk

A large chunk of cases are from 2 big outbreaks in and around New York City.

May 29, 2019

May 29, 2019
Ebola recovery

Decline in Ebola cases comes amid fragile security situation

The WHO warns that a decline in the rate of cases should be interpreted with extreme caution.

May 29, 2019

News Scan for May 29, 2019

New tick-borne disease
Antiviral for Nipah virus
Avian flu in Nigeria, Bangladesh
May 29, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 29, 2019

Excessive post-discharge antibiotics
CPE surge in Hong Kong
STI antibiotic use

May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019

USDA spotlights high antibiotic use in pigs, cattle

Experts say two new reports provide deeper insight into how and why antibiotics are being used in US agriculture.

May 28, 2019
UN peacekeeper

WHO experts say violence preventing end of Ebola outbreak

In the past 5 months, the WHO has recorded 174 attacks on clinics and health workers, killing 5 and injuring 51.

May 28, 2019
Bactrian camel and handler

Six new Saudi MERS cases as study shows virus infecting Bactrian camels

The Bactrian camels had similar infection and shedding patterns as dromedaries.

May 28, 2019
measles torso

US measles total climbs by 60 to reach 940 cases

In global developments, European officials warn of a growing gap in vaccine coverage, and the WHO certifies measles and rubella elimination in Bahrain, Oman, and Iran.

May 28, 2019

News Scan for May 28, 2019

Flour E coli outbreak
Prospective audit and feedback outcomes
Southern Hemisphere flu rise
Yellow fever in Uganda
Polio in Central African Republic

May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019
Ebola temperature taking

Threats to health workers roil Ebola response amid new cases

The outbreak total grew by 11 cases today, reaching a total of 1,888 infections.

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