News & Perspective

Dec 10, 2019

Dec 10, 2019
Small child walking in airport

Kids traveling abroad often forgo measles vaccine, study finds

 Nearly 60% of kids didn't get the MMR vaccine before departing, revealing missed opportunities.

Dec 10, 2019
Ebola child

Ebola total climbs by 6 more cases

In other developments, humanitarian group World Vision releases reports on interviews with people, including many children, from hardest-hit areas.

Dec 10, 2019
Child with TB and doctor

Reports: Tuberculosis R&D funding still falling short

Global funding has reached an all-time high but falls far short of what's needed to eliminate TB.

Dec 10, 2019

Flu Scan for Dec 10, 2019

H9N2 avian flu cases in China
Adjuvanted flu vaccine for seniors

Dec 11, 2019

Dec 11, 2019
Pigs in pen

FDA details rising sales of antibiotics for meat production

Sales of medically important antibiotics for food animals rose 9% from 2017 to 2018.

Dec 11, 2019
Ebola response efforts DR Congo

DRC records 10 new Ebola cases as WHO fights resurgence

Two weeks ago a top WHO official predicted just such a surge; cases have now reached 3,340.

Dec 11, 2019

News Scan for Dec 11, 2019

Combination flu treatment
Northern Hemisphere flu rise
UK avian flu outbreak
Dec 11, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 11, 2019

Cefdinir antibiotic stewardship target
MCR colistin resistance in 2 nations

Dec 12, 2019

Dec 12, 2019
Senior flu vaccination

Study confirms better immune response for flu vaccines aimed at seniors

The study was a head-to-head look at 3 vaccines targeted to seniors against the standard vaccine.

Dec 12, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 12, 2019

XDR Klebsiella in Germany
New antibiotic phase 3 failure

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