News & Perspective

Apr 01, 2019

Apr 01, 2019
Ebola decontamination in DR Congo

DRC ends March with ongoing surge of Ebola cases

According to the WHO's online dashboard, cases have reached 1,089, including 676 deaths.

Apr 01, 2019

News Scan for Apr 01, 2019

MERS in Saudi Arabia
Even more US measles
Acute flaccid myelitis in US
Vaccine hesitancy in UK
Apr 01, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 01, 2019

Rapid diagnostics partnership
Resistance genes in live poultry
Illegal antibiotic Rx in Sri Lanka

Apr 02, 2019

Apr 02, 2019
Healthcare workers donning gloves

WHO: Butembo, Katwa remain hot spots of Ebola activity

The DRC reported 3 new cases today after it had confirmed 30 in the previous 3 days.

Apr 02, 2019

News Scan for Apr 02, 2019

Deadly Saudi MERS
Stewardship in French ICUs
Apr 02, 2019

Flu Scan for Apr 02, 2019

Flu ebb in Northern Hemisphere
Flu vaccine and heart failure
High-path avian flu outbreaks

Apr 03, 2019

Apr 03, 2019
Community Ebola representatives in DR Congo

DRC Ebola total hits 1,100; study targets secondary spread

Admission to an Ebola treatment unit was tied to a 38% drop in secondary cases.

Apr 03, 2019
Chinese hospital

Genetic sleuthing reveals rapid evolution of MDR Klebsiella outbreak

The authors didn't expect such rapid evolution and exchange of genes.

Apr 03, 2019

News Scan for Apr 03, 2019

Ebola Bombali in Kenyan bats
Universal flu vaccine trial
E coli O103 in 4 states
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Waterborne hospital infections
Apr 03, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 03, 2019

Metrics for pediatric stewardship
Lack of water, sanitation in hospitals


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