News & Perspective

Sep 25, 2018

Sep 25, 2018
Africa rebel forces

Ebola response faces 'grave obstacles' as count hits 150

The DRC reports 150 confirmed and suspected cases, with 9 cases under investigation.

Sep 25, 2018
Staphylococcus aureus and white blood cells

Algorithm may reduce antibiotics for staph bloodstream infections

Duration of antibiotics was cut by 2 days in some cases.

Sep 25, 2018

News Scan for Sep 25, 2018

Adjuvanted TB vaccine
Congenital syphilis surge
Undiagnosed Disease Network grows
H5N6 in Vietnamese poultry

Sep 24, 2018

Sep 24, 2018
DRC North Kivu rebels

Violence suspends response in DRC Ebola hot spot as cases rise

Cases have now reached 149, including 100 fatalities.

Sep 24, 2018

News Scan for Sep 24, 2018

Monkeypox in Nigeria
Saudi MERS case
Heartland virus in Illinois
Measles cases in Americas
Sep 24, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 24, 2018

Resistance-tracking partnership
ESBL E coli in US meat

Sep 21, 2018

Sep 21, 2018
Map of DR Congo and Uganda

DRC announces Ebola case near Ugandan border

The case is in Tchomia, on Lake Albert, which straddles the DRC-Uganda border.

Sep 21, 2018
Biosafety level 4 lab

GAO says Defense Department lagging on lab biosecurity

The DoD has made only 18 of 35 proposed changes designed to enhance lab security, the report says.

Sep 21, 2018

News Scan for Sep 21, 2018

E coli ground beef outbreak
Polio in Afghanistan, DRC
Healthcare-associated infections
Sep 21, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 21, 2018

CARB-X growth
Carbapenem resistance in US hospitals
Data-sharing tool for antibiotic discovery


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