News & Perspective

Nov 26, 2019

Nov 26, 2019
Soldiers in DR Congo

WHO, UNICEF evacuate staff in DRC amid growing unrest

With 1 new case confirmed today, the Ebola outbreak has grown to 3,304 infections, including 2,198 fatal ones.

Nov 22, 2019

Nov 22, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 22, 2019

Outpatient prescribing in Tennessee
UNICEF response to AMR
CRE deaths in military hospitals
Environmental resistance monitoring
European AMR roadmap
Rapid diagnostic test ok'd
Two-pronged antibiotic development
Stewardship on pig, poultry farms
EU antibiotic resistance response
Guidance on drug-resistant TB

Nov 19, 2019

Nov 19, 2019

News Scan for Nov 19, 2019

Measles in Samoa
DRC Ebola update
Yellow fever in Nigeria
Funds for polio eradication
Poliovirus detection in Ivory Coast

Oct 15, 2019

Oct 15, 2019
UN trucks in North Kivu province, DR Congo

Butembo treatment center cleared of Ebola patients in DRC

Outbreak totals climb to 3,224 infections, including 2,150 fatal ones.

Oct 15, 2019

News Scan for Oct 15, 2019

Southern Hemisphere flu ebb
Cholera outbreaks in Africa
Philippines polio vaccine campaign

Oct 04, 2019

Oct 04, 2019
Ebola survivor

WHO notes Ebola shift to rural areas, posing new challenges

Also, global health officials note that 1,000 people in the DRC have now recovered from the disease.

Oct 02, 2019

Oct 02, 2019

News Scan for Oct 02, 2019

MERS in Saudi Arabia
FDA review of kids' C diff treatment
Local dengue in Spain, France
Cholera vaccine campaign

Sep 27, 2019

Sep 27, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 27, 2019

Molecular test for blood infections
Rapid TB test assessment
CRE risk in Europe
Cefto-tazo for nosocomial pneumonia
XDR typhoid in Taiwan
UK antimicrobial resistance funds
CARB-X diagnostic graduate
Outpatient antibiotic prescribing
Hospital Candida auris outbreak
AMR Challenge commitments
UK prescribing letter

Sep 25, 2019

Sep 25, 2019
Ebola treatment center

Ebola cases continue slow rise as security problems persist

With 4 new infections today, the outbreak has reached 3,175 cases.

Sep 20, 2019

Sep 20, 2019
UN Ebola lead David Gressly

UN Ebola lead Gressly visits Ituri, DRC, promises funds

"Ebola is a reality, not a chimera," Gressly says, urging cooperation with response efforts.

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