News & Perspective

Mar 25, 2019

Mar 25, 2019
Mother and child in Ebola region

Ebola cases pass 1,000 as DRC records 58 cases last week

"This outbreak has gone on far too long," WHO chief says.

Mar 25, 2019
Senior female hospital patient

CDC: Flu season stretches on with late H3N2 push

The CDC says the surging H3N2 strain is especially tough on older adults.

Mar 25, 2019
Zoo peacock

Four countries report avian flu outbreaks in poultry

China reports a highly pathogenic H7N9 avian flu outbreak, its first since September 2017.

Mar 25, 2019

News Scan for Mar 25, 2019

Measles in California, US
MERS in Saudi Arabia
More ground beef Salmonella
New polio case in Nigeria
Mar 25, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 25, 2019

Peer comparison and fluoroquinolone use
Antipseudomonal combo therapy

Mar 22, 2019

Mar 22, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 22, 2019

New asymptomatic bacteriuria guidance
Resistant Enterococcus in wastewater
Stewardship in pet care
Fewer antibiotics in Salmon
Gloves, gowns, and MDROs
WHO drug-resistant TB guidelines
Antibiotic development partnership
Lung disease bacteria in tap water
Drop in US prescribing
Short course for Pseudomonas
Antibiotic cardiac device 'envelope'

Mar 21, 2019

Mar 21, 2019
Ebola outbreak in Beni, DRC

Ebola total approaches 1,000 as cases reappear in Beni

Cases have hit 991, and a baby recently became one of the 614 deaths.

Mar 21, 2019
Flu vaccine filling syringe from vial

WHO reveals delayed pick for H3N2 flu vaccine strain

The H3N2 recommendation reflects a change from the current Northern Hemisphere vaccine.

Mar 21, 2019
Lung x-ray on tablet

TB in US at all-time low, but global decline small

As has been the case, California, Florida, New York, and Texas reported half of all TB cases.

Mar 21, 2019

News Scan for Mar 21, 2019

CDC updates Zika guidelines
Investments to end TB
Foodborne disease in soldiers
Yellow fever vaccine in Sudan
Cryptosporidium in groundwater


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