News & Perspective

Apr 30, 2019

Apr 30, 2019
WHO director-general in DR Congo

WHO officials visit Ebola hot spot, call for more support

"WHO and partners cannot tackle these challenges without the international community stepping in" to provide funds.

Apr 30, 2019

News Scan for Apr 30, 2019

Final turkey Salmonella update
Global measles outbreaks
Korean flu resurgence
Combo flu infections
HPV vaccine gaps
Pakistan polio vaccination pause
Apr 30, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 30, 2019

Rapid test for optimal antibiotics
CARB-X funding rounds
CRE infection outcomes
Reduced antibiotics for bacteruria

Apr 29, 2019

Apr 29, 2019
Ebola response in DR Congo

Ebola spreading at record pace in DRC, now 1,466 cases

Today's 26 deaths mark the deadliest day of the outbreak, and 15 of them took place in the community.

Apr 29, 2019
Measles vaccination

US measles cases top 700; states grapple with 9 outbreaks

Twenty-six years ago, before Vaccines for Children was implemented, the US had 963 measles cases.

Apr 29, 2019
Veterinarian on pig farm

UN report calls for urgent action against antimicrobial resistance

Taking a One Health approach, the authors say implementation of national action plans has been slow.

Apr 29, 2019

News Scan for Apr 29, 2019

More E coli O103 cases
Avian flu in 3 countries
Flu vaccine hesitation in caregivers

Apr 26, 2019

Apr 26, 2019
microbiological testing

Annual snapshot of foodborne illnesses shows Cyclospora spike

One of the notable developments for 2018 was a spike in Cyclospora cases, likely the result of multiple factors, the CDC said.

Apr 26, 2019

News Scan for Apr 26, 2019

Measles in LA
New polio cases in five countries
Vax platform technologies
H5N1 in humans
Apr 26, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 26, 2019

Outpatient antibiotic decline in Denmark
Inappropriate empiric therapy in Spain


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