News & Perspective

Dec 28, 2018

Dec 28, 2018
Pakistani kids

WHO: XDR typhoid outbreak in Pakistan tops 5,200 cases

Insufficient clean water and poor sanitation raise the risk of acquiring XDR typhoid in Pakistan.

Dec 28, 2018
Ebola contact tracing

WHO weighs in on Ebola security incidents; case total climbs to 593

The DRC health ministry says protest-related disruptions carried over to a second day.

Dec 28, 2018

News Scan for Dec 28, 2018

Staph decolonization in the NICU
Saudi MERS overview

Dec 26, 2018

Dec 26, 2018
Ebola treatment center

Ebola cases continue steady rise over holiday period

Also, the country's election commission has delayed the vote in some Ebola-hit areas.

Dec 26, 2018

Flu Scan for Dec 26, 2018

Global flu on the rise
Avian flu outbreaks in 3 countries

Dec 20, 2018

Dec 20, 2018
Donning personal protective equipment Ebola

Tests confirm 11 more Ebola infections in DRC, 560 total

Ebola transmission continues to occur over 14 health zones, and 336 people have died in the outbreak.

Dec 20, 2018

News Scan for Dec 20, 2018

MERS in Saudi Arabia
Tainted stem-cell injections
Nigeria yellow fever vaccination
Sharing pathogen data in outbreaks
H5 avian flu in India, Bulgaria

Dec 19, 2018

Dec 19, 2018
Ebola treatment unit

Seven new cases and deaths in DRC's Ebola outbreak

The outbreak has grown to 549 cases and 326 deaths, with 82 suspected cases.

Dec 14, 2018

Dec 14, 2018
Ebola ambulance disinfection

Six more cases reported in DRC Ebola outbreak

The outbreak has now reached 521 cases and 306 deaths as responders grapple with multiple challenges.

Dec 12, 2018

Dec 12, 2018
Beni ETC

Ebola outbreak grows as DRC issues alerts in Goma

Health officials are on high alert for potential spread to Goma, North Kivu province's capital and largest city.

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