News & Perspective

Jul 24, 2018

Jul 24, 2018
Ebola healthcare worker

DRC declares end to Ebola outbreak

The declaration comes just 11 weeks after health officials sounded the alarm about the outbreak in early May.

Jul 24, 2018
Wastewater technician

Low antibiotic levels in the environment may spur resistance

Adding even small amounts of the antibiotic cefotaxime creates selection pressure.

Jul 24, 2018

News Scan for Jul 24, 2018

Dengue in pregnancy
Rift Valley fever in Uganda
FDA approves malaria drug
Jul 24, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 24, 2018

Antibiotic use in livestock
Forgotten antibiotics
ESBL colonization in travelers

Jul 23, 2018

Jul 23, 2018
Ebola campaign

Flare-up of Ebola in Liberian family highlights virus persistence

The Liberian case from 2015 highlights a lingering threat that the DRC will face after its outbreak is declared over.

Jul 23, 2018

News Scan for Jul 23, 2018

Measles in the Americas
Rotavirus vaccine and high-risk babies
Jul 23, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 23, 2018

Antibiotic redosing
Resistance trends in Swiss nursing homes
Antibiotic legislation nixed

Jul 20, 2018

Jul 20, 2018

ARMADA seeks to create 'criminal database' of drug-resistant pathogens

Non-profit uses a big-data approach, global network.

Jul 20, 2018

News Scan for Jul 20, 2018

Polio in Afghanistan, Nigeria
Longhorned ticks in NY
Avian flu in wild birds
Jul 20, 2018

Food Outbreak Scan for Jul 20, 2018

New Cyclospora cases in 2 outbreaks
More Salmonella from backyard chickens


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