News & Perspective

Aug 16, 2019

Aug 16, 2019
Ebola nurse and baby

Ebola spreads to 3rd DRC province — South Kivu

The outbreak has now grown to 2,861 cases, including 1,913 deaths, as the UN announces more funding.

Aug 15, 2019

Aug 15, 2019

News Scan for Aug 15, 2019

More DRC Ebola cases
Australian flu activity analysis
Rotavirus vaccine impact
Lyme serologic testing
Aug 15, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 15, 2019

Antibiotic resistance in Europe
Antibiotic pipeline gaps

Aug 14, 2019

Aug 14, 2019
Peru TB detection

FDA approves new drug for highly resistant tuberculosis

The shorter, simpler regimen with the new drug is poised to improve treatment against a difficult disease and to lower costs.

Aug 14, 2019

News Scan for Aug 14, 2019

Burundi Ebola vaccine campaign
Zika antibodies and microcephaly
Myanmar dengue outbreak
Yuma romaine testing results
Tahini importer warning letter

Aug 13, 2019

Aug 13, 2019
Beni street scene

Ebola persists in Beni and Mandima hotspots, orphan numbers grow

In other outbreak developments, insecurity flared again in Beni with suspected ADF attacks and resulting community protests.

Aug 12, 2019

Aug 12, 2019
Alima cube

Ebola outbreak treatment trial narrowed to two promising drugs

Officials hope the promising treatment findings encourage more patients to seek lifesaving treatment.

Aug 12, 2019
PAHO measles

Global measles outbreaks make 2019 a record-setting year

In US developments, the CDC reported 10 more cases in its regular update, and New York reported a new outbreak in an Mennonite community.

Aug 12, 2019

News Scan for Aug 12, 2019

Nipah vaccine development
Nigeria yellow fever cluster
Dengue outbreaks
Hajj surveillance

Aug 09, 2019

Aug 09, 2019
Ebola child vax

Ebola outbreak grows by 6 in DRC

In other developments, an Ebola expert warned that the virus could become endemic in the outbreak region and researchers said an already approved drug might be a useful treatment.

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