News & Perspective

Oct 17, 2019

Oct 17, 2019
Girl getting vaccinated

Vaccine uptake data in US kids show room for improvement

Coverage for 3 key childhood vaccines remains near 95% but varies by state, the CDC says.

Oct 17, 2019

News Scan for Oct 17, 2019

More DRC Ebola
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Zika infection in France
Lack of on-site STI antibiotics
Oct 17, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 17, 2019

Panel approves new antibiotic
Improper antibiotic prescribing in Japan

Oct 16, 2019

Oct 16, 2019
Hand washing at Ebola screening center

WHO: Insecure Ebola hot spots pose resurgence risk elsewhere

Recent cases have been in a compact area with limited access and security problems.

Oct 16, 2019

News Scan for Oct 16, 2019

Flu vaccine push
Avian flu in 2 countries
Measles in Samoa
Oct 16, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 16, 2019

FDA review of antibiotic candidate
Antibiotic prescribing in EDs

Oct 15, 2019

Oct 15, 2019
Veterinarians injecting pigs

Europe reports drop in veterinary antibiotic sales

Though declines are not consistent across countries, antibiotic sales are down 32.5% since 2011.

Oct 15, 2019
UN trucks in North Kivu province, DR Congo

Butembo treatment center cleared of Ebola patients in DRC

Outbreak totals climb to 3,224 infections, including 2,150 fatal ones.

Oct 15, 2019

News Scan for Oct 15, 2019

Southern Hemisphere flu ebb
Cholera outbreaks in Africa
Philippines polio vaccine campaign

Oct 14, 2019

Oct 14, 2019

News Scan for Oct 14, 2019

More Saudi MERS cases
EEE death in Indiana
Avian flu in Taiwan, Mexico

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