News & Perspective

Oct 12, 2018

Oct 12, 2018
Safe dignifed Ebola burial

DRC Ebola cases top 200 as security problems fuel the spike

As officials report 11 new cases, the WHO says the situation is deteriorating.

Oct 12, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 12, 2018

Antibiotic duration for group B strep
C diff risk and antibiotics
Veterinary pharma controversy
Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas
Antibiotic use in animals
Vaccines for AMR
Stewardship guide for low-resource settings
Resistant bacteria transmission in nursing homes

Oct 11, 2018

Oct 11, 2018
Temperature taking at Africa school

Spread in school noted as DRC Ebola cases mount

A humanitarian group highlights transmission within a school and more response disruption.

Oct 11, 2018
Pregnancy checkup

Study: Vaccine prevents flu hospitalization in pregnant women

Flu vaccination during pregnancy may cut a woman's chance of hospitalization by 40%.

Oct 11, 2018
Bacillus subtillis

Research reveals probiotic's potential against Staph

Bacillus could be a tool to decolonize patients found to carry S aureus in their nose or intestines.

Oct 11, 2018

News Scan for Oct 11, 2018

Polio-like illness in 5 states
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas

Oct 10, 2018

Oct 10, 2018
Ebola child burial

Officials confirm 7 more Ebola cases in DRC

Three of the new cases, all fatal, involve children seen at the same clinic in Butanuka district in Beni.

Oct 10, 2018

News Scan for Oct 10, 2018

More polio-like illnesses
Technology against public health threats
Lyme disease in Ontario
Oct 10, 2018

Flu Scan for Oct 10, 2018

Early data on universal flu vaccine
Avian flu outbreaks in 3 nations

Oct 09, 2018

Oct 09, 2018
Safe Ebola burial

New Ebola cases underscore Beni as outbreak epicenter

Beni now has 57 confirmed or probable cases, and 35 deaths.

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