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May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019
measles torso

US measles total climbs by 60 to reach 940 cases

In global developments, European officials warn of a growing gap in vaccine coverage, and the WHO certifies measles and rubella elimination in Bahrain, Oman, and Iran.

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.

Apr 18, 2019

Apr 18, 2019
Ebola health workers and personal protective equipment

Ebola outbreak grows by 12 as CDC issues new HCW advice

Cases have now topped 1,300 and include 843 deaths, with no signs of slowing.

Mar 21, 2019

Mar 21, 2019
Lung x-ray on tablet

TB in US at all-time low, but global decline small

As has been the case, California, Florida, New York, and Texas reported half of all TB cases.

Mar 19, 2019

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.

Feb 26, 2019

Feb 26, 2019
four little pigs

Europe highlights rising resistance in zoonotic bacteria

Among the findings are very high to extremely high levels of resistance to ciprofloxacin in Campylobacter isolates from people.

Nov 15, 2018

Nov 15, 2018
Dispensing meds in the nursing home

Surveys show wide range of antimicrobial use in Europe

The proportion of broad-spectrum antibiotics used in hospitals ranged from 16% to 62%.

Nov 06, 2018

Nov 06, 2018
European Union flag with antibiotic

European study: 33,000 deaths a year from resistant infections

The researchers estimate that 670,000 infections are caused by select antibiotic-resistant bacteria in a year.

Jun 14, 2018

Jun 14, 2018
Patient in serious condition

ECDC warns of healthcare threat posed by CRE

High and rising prevalence of CRE in some nations could pose a healthcare threat across Europe.

May 08, 2018

May 08, 2018
Gonorrhea bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae

European report warns XDR gonorrhea threatens future treatment

The cases indicate a need for action to preserve the last remaining effective treatment.

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