News & Perspective

Jul 10, 2019

Jul 10, 2019
Ebola Makona virus

CDC's adapted Ebola virus works in trials, as pressure for funds grows

CDC reverse-engineers the virus for important trials of interventions.

Jul 10, 2019
Knee reflex in a child at doctor's office

CDC wants clinicians' help to solve acute flaccid myelitis riddle

The agency says prompt reporting is key to help figure out the cause of the mysterious limb-weakening condition.

Jul 09, 2019

Jul 09, 2019
Rx on smart phone

Pneumonia patients get too many antibiotics, study finds

Fully 67.8% of patients received antibiotics for longer than recommended.

Jul 08, 2019

Jul 08, 2019
Measles vaccination in baby

US measles cases reach 1,109 as studies point to early vaccination

Data from Pakistan and South Africa highlight advantages of vaccination early in life.

Jul 03, 2019

Jul 03, 2019
Vaccine syringe and vial

California laws tied to higher kindergarten vaccine rates

The rate of kindergartners not up to date on their vaccines dropped from 9.8% before the laws to 4.9% afterward.

Jul 02, 2019

Jul 02, 2019
Flu shot

Poor late-season protection limited flu vaccine impact for 2018-19

Vaccine effectiveness was 44% for the H1N1 strain but essentially zero for H3N2.

Jul 01, 2019

Jul 01, 2019
red pill vs blue pill

Study finds sizable delay in use of new antibiotics

The median number of days for hospitals to start using any of 6 new antimicrobials was 398.

Jun 27, 2019

Jun 27, 2019
Girl getting HPV vaccine

Experts expand HPV vaccine recs as study finds high impact

Data on 60 million people indicate the vaccine has slashed infections and pre-cancer lesions.

Jun 27, 2019
Safe dignified Ebola burial

Donors look to retool response as Ebola outbreak grows

A USAID official says 4 major donors have jump-started a new "strategic plan.'

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.

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