News & Perspective

Sep 28, 2018

Sep 28, 2018
Ebola recovery efforts

More DRC Ebola cases as risk raised to 'very high'

There are now 155 cases (124 confirmed, 31 probable), including 102 deaths, in the outbreak.

Sep 28, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 28, 2018

Race and antibiotics
UK-Africa AMR partnership
Multidrug-resistant fungus
Incentives for antibiotic development
Fecal transplant for stem cell recipients
Antifungal stewardship
CARB-X call for open data
Resistance-tracking partnership
ESBL E coli in meat
Sep 28, 2018

News Scan for Sep 28, 2018

Funds for MERS, Lassa, Nipah vaccines
New polio cases

Sep 27, 2018

Sep 27, 2018
DNA test genetic sequencing

Study heralds genetic era of TB drug susceptibility testing

Whole-genome sequencing could lead to faster, more accurate resistance testing.

Sep 27, 2018
Aedes albopictus mosquito

Report on bodily fluids shows Zika persistence in semen

The data suggest that, for the vast majority of men, Zika RNA is cleared from semen within 4 months.

Sep 27, 2018
Child receiving flu shot

CDC notes flu vaccine uptake down a bit in young kids

Coverage in kids 4 and younger was 67.8% last season, down 2.2 percentage points.

Sep 27, 2018

News Scan for Sep 27, 2018

Multidrug-resistant fungus
Final cereal Salmonella count
Congo yellow fever vaccine steps
Sep 27, 2018

Flu Scan for Sep 27, 2018

Flu vaccine protection in seniors
Bivalent avian flu vaccine in poultry

Sep 26, 2018

Sep 26, 2018
Royal Victoria Infirmary

UK confirms monkeypox in healthcare worker

Two other health workers may have had similar exposure after treating the UK's second monkeypox patient.

Sep 26, 2018
Drug researchers

HHS, CDC issue AMR 'challenge' to public, private sectors

More than 100 governments, drug firms, and others have already made commitments.

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