News & Perspective

Feb 27, 2019

Feb 27, 2019
Worker wearing protective equipment at Ebola treatment center

Unknown forces attack Butembo Ebola treatment center

The attack is the second to target MSF treatment centers in just a matter of days.

Feb 27, 2019

News Scan for Feb 27, 2019

Salmonella tahini outbreak
RNA printer for vaccines
Push for universal flu vaccine
Avian flu in 3 nations

Feb 26, 2019

Feb 26, 2019
Blurry doctor in ICU

WHO says 2 events boosted Saudi hospital MERS outbreak

One MERS transmission event occurred in the ER, then a second patient spurred ICU spread.

Feb 26, 2019
Ebola virus

MSF suspends work at Katwa Ebola center as WHO seeks more support

The shuttered MSF center has admitted more than 600 people since December, 49 with confirmed infections.

Feb 26, 2019
four little pigs

Europe highlights rising resistance in zoonotic bacteria

Among the findings are very high to extremely high levels of resistance to ciprofloxacin in Campylobacter isolates from people.

Feb 26, 2019

News Scan for Feb 26, 2019

Diagnostic tests in an emergency
CWD expansion in Kansas
Brazil chikungunya arrival
Feb 26, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 26, 2019

Fewer antibiotics for bacteremia
New CARB-X expertise

Feb 25, 2019

Feb 25, 2019
Ebola health worker in treatment center

New cases, torched center spotlight Katwa as Ebola hot zone

Thirteen new cases raise the outbreak total to 872 cases, including 548 fatal ones.

Feb 25, 2019
bakery box inspection

FDA unveils new imported food safety strategy

The strategy is geared toward using newer data tools and focusing on higher-risk foods.

Feb 25, 2019

News Scan for Feb 25, 2019

New Saudi MERS cases
More US measles
CEPI Nipah vaccine funding
Tick bite meat allergy

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