News & Perspective

Apr 25, 2019

Apr 25, 2019
Measles-infected child

Soaring US measles cases near 700, set record

A significant factor in 2 New York outbreaks is misinformation about vaccine safety, the CDC says.

Apr 25, 2019
UN security team

WHO: 'Notable escalation' of violence in DRC Ebola outbreak

The outbreak totals now stand at 1,373 cases, including 890 deaths.

Apr 25, 2019
Drugs in hand of older woman

Study: Antibiotics in older women may increase heart disease risk

Extended antibiotic use after the age of 40 may be linked to increased risk of heart attack or stroke.

Apr 25, 2019

News Scan for Apr 25, 2019

Saudi MERS case
Low-path avian flu in California
Apr 25, 2019

Food Outbreak Scan for Apr 25, 2019

More melon Salmonella illnesses
Second ground beef E coli recall

Apr 24, 2019

Apr 24, 2019
Ground beef meat grinder

E coli outbreak hits 10 states; ground beef recalled

The outbreak has reached 156 cases, as 113,000 pounds of ground beef are recalled.

Apr 24, 2019
Los Angeles County Line sign

Measles in LA County, as 2 pregnant NYC women infected

An outbreak tied to New York's Orthodox Jewish community has grown to 390 cases.

Apr 24, 2019
White lab rabbits

Report details vaccinia virus outbreak in 5 Chinese workers

The likely exposure was inoculated rabbit skins, but airborne spread cannot be ruled out.

Apr 24, 2019

News Scan for Apr 24, 2019

Hospital MERS outbreak
Repeat flu infections
Apr 24, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 24, 2019

Fecal transplant cost savings
Delayed antibiotics for CRE infections
Antibiotic development collaboration

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