News & Perspective

Apr 11, 2019

Apr 11, 2019
Ebola medic in Sierra Leone

DRC Ebola surge marks 2nd straight record-setting day

A 20-case day follows an 18-case day, and totals have now topped 1,200.

Apr 10, 2019

Apr 10, 2019
Doctor with Ebola patient DR Congo

DRC sees record-setting day, with 18 Ebola cases

Officials have confirmed 105 cases so far in April, and 1,186 in the outbreak to date.

Apr 10, 2019
Candida auris

Novel antifungal shows early promise against Candida auris

Though success has been shown in only 2 patients, recruitment of more patients is under way.

Apr 10, 2019

News Scan for Apr 10, 2019

More E coli O103 cases
BARDA countermeasure effort
Cholera in Mozambique

Apr 09, 2019

Apr 09, 2019
Nurse caring for Ebola patient

Ebola cases climb to 1,168 as more health workers infected

DRC officials report 14 new cases and the community death of a health worker.

Apr 09, 2019

News Scan for Apr 09, 2019

More Saudi MERS
NYC measles emergency
Next-generation flu vaccine
Polio worker killing
Apr 09, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 09, 2019

New York MCR-1 E coli cases
Outpatient antibiotics in Massachusetts

Apr 08, 2019

Apr 08, 2019
DR Congo Ebola doctor by decontamination room

Ebola cases grow by 37 in 3 days as DRC has record day

The outbreak has now reached 1,154 cases, including 731 deaths, for a 63% death rate.

Apr 08, 2019
Telemedicine via smart phone

Study finds high rate of antibiotic prescribing in kids' telemedicine visits

New study shows that children with acute respiratory infections were more likely to receive an antibiotic via telemedicine.

Apr 08, 2019

News Scan for Apr 08, 2019

US measles surge
Saudi MERS cases
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Waning pertussis vaccine effect
Vaccine allergies


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