News & Perspective

Aug 08, 2017

Aug 08, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 08, 2017

Rapid diagnostic tests for malaria
Carbapenem restriction in Saudi hospital
Educational ASP in Spain

Jul 07, 2017

Jul 07, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 07, 2017

Costs of MRSA in Norway
C diff in sandboxes
ED antibiotic Rx drop
Diagnosing bacterial infections
MRSA in Taiwan
Antibiotics for UTIs in Uganda

Jul 03, 2017

Jul 03, 2017

News Scan for Jul 03, 2017

Cholera relief arrives in Yemen
Antibiotics for UTIs in Uganda
Avian flu in Togo and DRC
New WHO DG starts tenure
Chikungunya in the Americas

Apr 05, 2017

Apr 05, 2017
Bat in cave

Researchers find novel bat coronaviruses, akin to MERS, SARS

Genetic analysis of a virus from Uganda revealed that it is 87% identical to MERS-CoV.

Jan 30, 2017

Jan 30, 2017
Farm pigeons

Macedonia reports first H5N8 outbreak; more strains noted elsewhere

France reports three low-path strains that struck poultry last year, Greece detects H5N5 for the first time, and Germany detects high-path H5N2.

Jan 17, 2017

Jan 17, 2017

Uganda reports H5 in wild birds, poultry as Europe logs more H5N8

Several European countries reported more H5N8 outbreaks several different settings: wild birds, poultry, and even at a zoo.

Sep 07, 2016

Sep 07, 2016

News Scan for Sep 07, 2016

Undercount of drug-resistance deaths
AMR genes in household dust
Yellow fever over in Uganda

Aug 31, 2016

Aug 31, 2016
Yellow fever vaccine production

WHO: Yellow fever not a public health emergency

Situation "continues to be serious and requires sustained control measures," though.

Jun 22, 2016

Jun 22, 2016
Vaccination in Africa

WHO details $72 million yellow fever response plan

The $72 million plan focuses on vaccination, as well as on early detection and case management.

Jun 17, 2016

Jun 17, 2016
yellow fever vaccine

WHO approves fractional dosing to stretch yellow fever vaccine supply

The disease persists in Angola, local cases were reported in a new part of the DRC's Kinshasa province, and investigators are looking at cases in other nations.

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