News & Perspective

Sep 21, 2018

Sep 21, 2018
Map of DR Congo and Uganda

DRC announces Ebola case near Ugandan border

The case is in Tchomia, on Lake Albert, which straddles the DRC-Uganda border.

Sep 21, 2018
Biosafety level 4 lab

GAO says Defense Department lagging on lab biosecurity

The DoD has made only 18 of 35 proposed changes designed to enhance lab security, the report says.

Sep 21, 2018

News Scan for Sep 21, 2018

E coli ground beef outbreak
Polio in Afghanistan, DRC
Healthcare-associated infections
Sep 21, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 21, 2018

CARB-X growth
Carbapenem resistance in US hospitals
Data-sharing tool for antibiotic discovery

Sep 20, 2018

Sep 20, 2018
Healthcare worker with gloves and mask

UK monkeypox case exposed health workers, officials say

Some health workers were not wearing adequate personal protective equipment, the report says.

Sep 20, 2018
Adorable puppies

CDC blames MDR Campylobacter outbreak on pet-store puppy exposure

The outbreak, which began in 2016, affected 118 people in 18 states.

Sep 20, 2018
Rehydration therapy for diarrhea

Studies: Diarrheal disease rates vary across Africa, world

The new data highlight an especially profound impact on the very young and very old.

Sep 20, 2018

News Scan for Sep 20, 2018

More low-path H7N3 in California
Cholera in Zimbabwe
Coconut oil against mosquitoes

Sep 19, 2018

Sep 19, 2018
Cilantro and basil

US officials probe Cyclospora spike, tainted US produce

Some illnesses reflect restaurant clusters linked to contaminated basil, cilantro.

Sep 19, 2018

News Scan for Sep 19, 2018

DRC Ebola vaccination
Smallpox vaccine sent to UK
Childhood deaths worldwide
Low global flu levels

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