News & Perspective

Oct 04, 2018

Oct 04, 2018

DRC Ebola cases rise as security concerns continue

In new developments, an attack in Butembo injured burial team members, and a rights group called for the International Criminal Court to expand its probe into Beni attacks as outbreak cases reach 165.

Oct 04, 2018
Raw burger and ham

FSIS recalls beef, ham in Salmonella, Listeria outbreaks

Fifty-seven people have fallen ill with salmonellosis, while Listeria has caused 1 death.

Oct 04, 2018

News Scan for Oct 04, 2018

New Saudi MERS case
Baloxavir benefits for high-risk groups
Oral flu vaccine trial
Coconut Salmonella outbreak
Oct 04, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 04, 2018

Bacteriophage clinical trial
Improper antibiotic prescribing in China
Point-of-care flu tests and antibiotics

Oct 03, 2018

Oct 03, 2018
Camel handler

New Saudi MERS illness as WHO profiles recent cases

Of 32 Saudi MERS cases over the summer, 12 were part of illness clusters.

Oct 03, 2018
Intensive care unit sign

Study links hospital Candida auris outbreak to reusable thermometers

Temperature probes increased the risk of infection nearly 7 times.

Oct 03, 2018

News Scan for Oct 03, 2018

Ebola treatment trial
More egg-linked Salmonella
New tetracycline approved
Cholera in Zimbabwe

Oct 02, 2018

Oct 02, 2018
Ebola response in Beni, DR Congo

New Ebola cases highlight challenges in DRC

Both newly reported patients belonged to families that refused Ebola vaccination, and one of them died.

Oct 02, 2018

News Scan for Oct 02, 2018

Combo antibiotic for CRE
Food safety and trade agreement
Oct 02, 2018

Flu Scan for Oct 02, 2018

Flu ebb in Southern Hemisphere
High-dose flu vaccine in seniors


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