News & Perspective

Mar 19, 2019

Mar 19, 2019
Ebola paperwork in DR Congo

Eight more sickened in DRC's Ebola outbreak

Cases have climbed to 968, including 606 deaths, and the WHO details more violence and infected health workers.

Mar 19, 2019
Using stethoscope to assess lungs

Report highlights success, challenges in fight to end TB

Though incidence is down, treatment success for resistant strains is low.

Mar 19, 2019

News Scan for Mar 19, 2019

New chronic wasting disease program
FDA budget request
Anthrax checklist
Mar 19, 2019

Flu Scan for Mar 19, 2019

Presenteeism in hospitals
Global flu developments

Mar 18, 2019

Mar 18, 2019

DRC: 24 Ebola cases confirmed in past 72 hours

Alongside the slew of new cases, 12 more people died from their infections, as violence continued against outbreak responders.

Mar 18, 2019
C difficile

Phase 2 data boost new drug for preventing C diff infections

The drug cut the incidence of C difficile by 2.4 percentage points—a 71% relative risk reduction.

Mar 18, 2019

News Scan for Mar 18, 2019

Measles spreads in NY, NJ, US
Saudi MERS cases
AAP on flu shots, vaccine exemptions
Suspected Nipah in Bangladesh
Avian flu in Nepal, Denmark
Mar 18, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 18, 2019

Drop in US antibiotic prescribing
Short course for Pseudomonas
Antibiotic cardiac device 'envelope'

Mar 15, 2019

Mar 15, 2019
Sick girl in bed

Wave of H3N2 cases keeps US flu activity high

Several indicators show a downward trend, but deaths in kids have reached 68 and hospitalizations continue to climb.

Mar 15, 2019

News Scan for Mar 15, 2019

Botulism from home-canned peas
More turkey Salmonella
Safety rules for agricultural water
Polio in Nigeria


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