News & Perspective

Feb 01, 2019

Feb 01, 2019
community mobilization

Guarded optimism as DRC Ebola outbreak hits 6-month mark

WHO officials see some traction with community engagement and calmed tensions, but tough challenges finding and chasing all transmission chains.

Feb 01, 2019

News Scan for Feb 01, 2019

Measles rise in Washington
Universal flu vaccine deal
Pasteurized milk listeriosis

Jan 31, 2019

Jan 31, 2019
DR Congo Ebola treatment center

Over 70,000 vaccinated against Ebola as outbreak marches on

The outbreak has grown to 759 infections and 468 deaths and shows no sign of slowing.

Jan 31, 2019

News Scan for Jan 31, 2019

More Saudi MERS cases
High flu vaccine protection in kids
FDA tag for pneumococcal vaccine
Lyme vaccine trial results
Jan 31, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 31, 2019

Decline in UK antibiotics
Superbug bloodstream infections in Greece
Antibiotics and malaria prevention
Promising antifungal candidate

Jan 30, 2019

Jan 30, 2019
Nurse dispensing oral medication

Oral antibiotics may work for some ortho, heart infections

Partial oral antibiotic therapy may be appropriate for certain patients who have orthopedic infections and endocarditis.

Jan 30, 2019
DR Congo map with magnifying glass

Ebola infects 9 more in DRC as ill traveler sparks response measures

Today's developments push the outbreak total to 752 cases and 465 deaths.

Jan 30, 2019

News Scan for Jan 30, 2019

Saudi MERS case
Consumer food safety practices
Pandemic response innovation
Jan 30, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 30, 2019

Proposed UN AMR guidance
European antibiotic use survey
Antibiotic use in nursing homes
Novel antibiotic vs C diff

Jan 29, 2019

Jan 29, 2019
DR Congo women

Katwa remains outbreak hot spot as Ebola cases reach 743

Four of the 7 new cases were reported in Katwa, the latest outbreak hot spot.

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