News & Perspective

Aug 12, 2019

Aug 12, 2019
PAHO measles

Global measles outbreaks make 2019 a record-setting year

In US developments, the CDC confirms 10 more cases, and New York reports a new outbreak in a Mennonite community.

May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019
international flight

Measles surges in Europe and Tunisia; study identifies at-risk US locations

The WHO is stepping up its response in Europe, as cases surge in Tunisa and researchers plot at-risk US sites.

May 06, 2019

May 06, 2019
Baby with measles

Measles outbreaks continue to grow in US, Europe

The US count grew by 60, to 764 cases, the most in 25 years, while Europe has recorded 13 deaths.

Mar 23, 2018

Mar 23, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 23, 2018

Contact precautions and resistance
Antimicrobial use on farms
CARB-X funds antibiotic candidate
Resistance surveillance in poor nations
MDR-TB treatment outcomes
New stewardship e-book
Sepsis, diagnostics technology
Resistant TB in Europe
Appropriate C diff testing
Fast sepsis detection

Oct 24, 2016

Oct 24, 2016
Oral polio vaccine in West Africa

CDC: Polio eradication within sight but efforts still needed

The CDC celebrates World Polio Day with hopeful talk of the finish line.

Feb 12, 2016

Feb 12, 2016

News Scan for Feb 12, 2016

US flu ramps up
Two Saudi MERS cases
Yellow fever in Angola
DRC monkeypox outbreak
Global vaccine-derived polio
Harmless E coli in cheese

Feb 09, 2016

Feb 09, 2016
Fever thermometer

Late start to Northern Hemisphere flu season feels strong H1N1 impact

The CDC said it has also received recent reports of severe flu infections linked to 2009 H1N1 in young- and middle-aged adults.

Nov 04, 2015

Nov 04, 2015

News Scan for Nov 04, 2015

New chikungunya illnesses
More Chipotle E coli cases
Drug-resistant gonorrhea
CDC polio travel alerts

Sep 02, 2015

Sep 02, 2015

News Scan for Sep 02, 2015

More H5N1 in Vietnam
Polio cases in Ukraine
Illinois Legionnaires' outbreak
World Hepatitis Summit

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