News & Perspective

Mar 29, 2019

Mar 29, 2019
Ebola PPE in DR Congo

DRC Ebola total grows by 15; new antiviral clears hurdle

The FDA clears remdesivir for development under the Animal Rule.

Mar 29, 2019
Sick woman with mug of tea

Long US flu season extends but shows signs of decline

The CDC, in an alert to clinicians, says flu season is likely to last several more weeks.

Mar 28, 2019

Mar 28, 2019
Raising Ebola awareness in the DR Congo

As Ebola rages in DRC, survey highlights wide mistrust

Only 32% of residents trust that authorities represent their best interest, and 26% believe Ebola isn't real.

Mar 27, 2019

Mar 27, 2019
Ebola morning briefing in DRC

WHO names new Ebola chief in DRC as 7 more cases noted

Cases have now reached 1,029, and deaths have climbed to 639.

Mar 27, 2019
Wastewater treatment plant

Resistance genes in wastewater shown to mirror clinical resistance

Findings followed a north-to-south gradient in Europe.

Mar 27, 2019
Assessing cholera dehydration

Yemen cholera spike renews fears of another huge outbreak

More than 100,000 cases of watery diarrhea and suspected cholera have been reported.

Mar 26, 2019

Mar 26, 2019
DRC hand washing chlorination, Oxfam

Ebola sickens 6 more in DR Congo

Nonprofit group Oxfam worries that upcoming local elections may trigger more violence and impede response activities.

Mar 25, 2019

Mar 25, 2019
Mother and child in Ebola region

Ebola cases pass 1,000 as DRC records 58 cases last week

"This outbreak has gone on far too long," WHO chief says.

Mar 25, 2019
Senior female hospital patient

CDC: Flu season stretches on with late H3N2 push

The CDC says the surging H3N2 strain is especially tough on older adults.

Mar 25, 2019
Zoo peacock

Four countries report avian flu outbreaks in poultry

China reports a highly pathogenic H7N9 avian flu outbreak, its first since September 2017.

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