News & Perspective

May 28, 2019

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
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 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.

May 24, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 24, 2019

WHA and antimicrobial resistance
Urgent sepsis antibiotics
Resistant Pseudomonas from Mexico
Antibiotic prescribing nudge
Unnecessary testing, treatment for kids' pneumonia
Fewer antibiotics for implant infections
Artificial intelligence for AMR
May 24, 2019

News Scan for May 24, 2019

WHA and antimicrobial resistance
FDA OKs Zika test
US pediatric flu deaths
Pakistan polio cases

May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019
Ebola warning sign in DR Congo

UN names new 'Ebola czar' for growing DRC outbreak

"An enhanced UN-wide response is required. . . . We have no time to lose," says David Gressly.

May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019
Donning Ebola personal protective equipment

Ebola responders on edge as virus sickens 19 more

The 19 new infections raise the outbreak total to 1,866 cases amid continued threats.

May 21, 2019

May 21, 2019
Beni Ebola facility

Third burial team attacked in DRC; Ebola infects another health worker

In another development, arson threats at Masereka health facilities impeded infection prevention steps.

May 21, 2019

News Scan for May 21, 2019

Temperature-stable vaccines
Dengue on Reunion
Avian flu in Vietnam, Mexico

May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019

News Scan for May 20, 2019

MERS in Saudi Arabia
Fewer antibiotics for implant infections
Artificial intelligence for AMR

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