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A mother and child in South Kivu province became infected after contact with a patient from Beni.
Lefamulin approval was supported by two phase 3 trials involving moxifloxacin.
Analysis of a 2015-16 cluster highlights living conditions and healthcare spread.
With 27 new infections in the past 3 days, the outbreak has grown to 2,888 cases and 1,934 deaths.
With 21 new cases, 2019 US measles totals rise to 1,203 in 30 states.
Postprescription audit and review showed more promise than preauthorization.
The outbreak has now grown to 2,861 cases, including 1,913 deaths, as the UN announces more funding.
The shorter, simpler regimen with the new drug is poised to improve treatment against a difficult disease and to lower costs.
Earlier the summer, the CDC warned doctors to be alert for AFM cases that seem to rise late summer and fall alongside enterovirus activity.
Also, insecurity flares again in Beni, with suspected ADF attacks and resulting community protests.
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