News & Perspective

Apr 30, 2019

Apr 30, 2019
WHO director-general in DR Congo

WHO officials visit Ebola hot spot, call for more support

"WHO and partners cannot tackle these challenges without the international community stepping in" to provide funds.

Apr 29, 2019

Apr 29, 2019
Veterinarian on pig farm

UN report calls for urgent action against antimicrobial resistance

Taking a One Health approach, the authors say implementation of national action plans has been slow.

Apr 25, 2019

Apr 25, 2019
UN security team

WHO: 'Notable escalation' of violence in DRC Ebola outbreak

The outbreak totals now stand at 1,373 cases, including 890 deaths.

Apr 24, 2019

Apr 24, 2019

News Scan for Apr 24, 2019

Hospital MERS outbreak
Repeat flu infections

Apr 23, 2019

Apr 23, 2019
Group of African kids

World's first malaria vaccine program launches in Malawi

The vaccine "has the potential to save tens of thousands of children's lives."

Apr 23, 2019

News Scan for Apr 23, 2019

Ebola total grows by 13
Diagnostic stewardship intervention
Polio in Pakistan
Third dose of MMR vaccine
MERS diagnostic delay

Apr 22, 2019

Apr 22, 2019
Ebola body on stretcher at cemetary

DRC notes 23 new Ebola cases as another hospital attacked

The outbreak has grown to 1,340 cases and 874 deaths.

Apr 22, 2019

News Scan for Apr 22, 2019

More Saudi MERS cases
Yellow fever in Brazil

Apr 19, 2019

Apr 19, 2019
Bullet hole

WHO Ebola responder killed in hospital attack

Amid a violent attack on outbreak responders, the outbreak total climbed to 1,317 with the addition of 15 new cases.

Apr 18, 2019

Apr 18, 2019

New metric aims to simplify how global resistance is measured

The Drug Resistance Index shows disparities in the effectiveness of antibiotics in high- and low-income countries.

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