News & Perspective

Jan 02, 2019

Jan 02, 2019
United Nations helicopter

DRC Ebola total tops 600; vaccination team attacked

With 10 news cases, the outbreak has grown to 608 infections and 368 deaths.

Jan 02, 2019

News Scan for Jan 02, 2019

Saudi MERS case
More acute flaccid myelitis
H9N2 infection in China
MRSA pneumonia screening
Gastroenteritis in elderly

Jan 03, 2019

Jan 03, 2019
Gurney in hospital corridor blurred

Korean experts weigh adding diarrhea to MERS criteria

The most recent imported case to South Korea involved diarrhea but no fever and few respiratory symptoms at first.

Jan 03, 2019
DR Congo refugees

Refugees flee DRC to Uganda, escalating Ebola fears

"This outbreak is occurring in the most difficult context imaginable," WHO head says.

Jan 03, 2019

News Scan for Jan 03, 2019

Federal shutdown impact
Flaccid myelitis in Argentina
New Trump science adviser
Surprises about Yemen cholera
Jan 03, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 03, 2019

Novartis shares antibiotic data
New CARB-X funding
MCR-1 genes in food
Risk factors for resistant UTIs

Jan 04, 2019

Jan 04, 2019
Ebola vaccination campaign

DRC Ebola outbreak total rises to 613 infections

The DRC update for yesterday reported 2 more deaths, bringing the fatality count to 370.

Jan 04, 2019
Sick boy in bed

Flu activity ramps up across US as 2 more kids' deaths noted

Nineteen states report high flu-like illness activity, and pediatric deaths rose to 13.

Jan 04, 2019

News Scan for Jan 04, 2019

New Saudi MERS case
Knighthood for Wellcome Trust experts
Acute flaccid myelitis in Europe
Panama hantavirus rise
Jan 04, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 04, 2019

Stewardship cost-effectiveness
Klebsiella bacteremia in Taiwan


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