News & Perspective

Oct 03, 2018

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

Oct 01, 2018

Oct 01, 2018
Ebola safe burial team

DRC reports 4 more Ebola cases over the weekend

The outbreak grows to 159 cases, 127 of them confirmed, and 104 deaths.

Oct 01, 2018

News Scan for Oct 01, 2018

Saudi MERS cases
Human H5N6 in China
Avian flu outbreaks in 3 nations
Oct 01, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 01, 2018

Telemedicine and antibiotic prescribing
FDA approves new antibiotic
Linezolid resistance in food animals
Water consumption and UTIs

Sep 28, 2018

Sep 28, 2018
Smart phone microbe diagnostics

Smartphone-based test shows promise for rapid UTI diagnosis

Research on the device indicates it has the potential to provide quick, low-cost diagnostics.

Sep 28, 2018
Egg-based flu vaccine

WHO changes 1 strain for egg-based Southern Hemisphere 2019 flu vaccines

The experts also called for 3 new pandemic candidate vaccine viruses.

Sep 28, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 28, 2018

Race and antibiotics
UK-Africa AMR partnership

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