News & Perspective

Jun 17, 2015

Jun 17, 2015

News Scan for Jun 17, 2015

CDC lab-mishap reporting delay
New Saudi MERS case
Good polio news
Malaria drug candidate

Mar 27, 2014

Mar 27, 2014

News Scan for Mar 27, 2014

6 new Heartland cases
Cutting back on animal antibiotics
Polio elimination in SE Asia

Sep 18, 2013

Sep 18, 2013

News Scan for Sep 18, 2013

H7N9 surveillance
Test for viral, bacterial infections
Plague cases, deaths
Malaria prevention in pregnancy
MRSA pneumonia

Jun 06, 2018

Jun 06, 2018
IV port

DRC probes 5 new possible Ebola cases; WHO details experimental drugs

The WHO says clinicians in treatment centers will make decisions on what drugs to use, based on what's most helpful to patients and with patients' informed consent.

May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018
Ebola community

DRC Ebola response faces community resistance as report analyzes US policy

A report from the Kaiser Family Foundation says the US role in outbreak response is key but less prominent in the face of stronger international capacity.

Oct 30, 2017

Oct 30, 2017
TB therapy

Despite progress, WHO paints 'grim' picture of global TB

2016 saw 10.4 million TB cases and 1.7 million deaths, with 490,000 multidrug-resistant cases.

Oct 13, 2016

Oct 13, 2016
Miami Beach

New area of Zika transmission described in Miami

At least 5 people have contracted Zika in a  small area in North Miami Beach.

Jul 10, 2015

Jul 10, 2015
DNA fingerprint

Gene study points to Liberian source for new Ebola cluster

The new Ebola disease cluster in Liberia probably was not sparked by an imported case. 

Apr 16, 2015

Apr 16, 2015
Obama Ebola presidents

Multilateral groups to address Ebola economic recovery

Also ahead of economic talks, Oxfam said $1.7 billion is needed to rebuild health systems, and the World Bank shared employment data.

Apr 13, 2015

Apr 13, 2015
Africa map

US, African agreement formalizes creation of African CDC

Officials said the center is clearly needed, for Ebola and other disease threats.

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