News & Perspective

Sep 20, 2018

Sep 20, 2018
Healthcare worker with gloves and mask

UK monkeypox case exposed health workers, officials say

Some health workers were not wearing adequate personal protective equipment, the report says.

Sep 20, 2018
Adorable puppies

CDC blames MDR Campylobacter outbreak on pet-store puppy exposure

The outbreak, which began in 2016, affected 118 people in 18 states.

Sep 20, 2018
Rehydration therapy for diarrhea

Studies: Diarrheal disease rates vary across Africa, world

The new data highlight an especially profound impact on the very young and very old.

Sep 20, 2018

News Scan for Sep 20, 2018

More low-path H7N3 in California
Cholera in Zimbabwe
Coconut oil against mosquitoes

Sep 19, 2018

Sep 19, 2018
Cilantro and basil

US officials probe Cyclospora spike, tainted US produce

Some illnesses reflect restaurant clusters linked to contaminated basil, cilantro.

Sep 19, 2018

News Scan for Sep 19, 2018

DRC Ebola vaccination
Smallpox vaccine sent to UK
Childhood deaths worldwide
Low global flu levels

Sep 18, 2018

Sep 18, 2018
Ebola BSL-3 lab researcher

White House shines high-level spotlight on biodefense

With HHS taking the lead, the new strategy establishes a cabinet-level biodefense steering committee.

Sep 18, 2018
Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria

WHO report warns efforts to end TB are falling short

TB remains high in many low- and middle-income nations, and about 558,000 people in 2017 developed rifampicin-resistant TB.

Sep 18, 2018

News Scan for Sep 18, 2018

Low MMR uptake in UK
E coli preventive approved
Sep 18, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 18, 2018

Antimicrobial stewardship in clinics
Antibiotic use in US seniors
Gut microbiota and bloodstream infections

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