News & Perspective

May 02, 2017

May 02, 2017
US Treasury Department

US budget plan includes support for readiness, research, response

The plan includes a $2.8 billion boost to HHS but cuts to global health.

Apr 07, 2017

Apr 07, 2017
Pregnant woman and doctor

Texas expands Zika test guidelines for pregnant women

Texas advises all pregnant women in 6 southern counties to get tested.

Mar 16, 2017

Mar 16, 2017
NIH researcher

Trump's budget cuts 20% of NIH; groups express outrage

The budget supports earlier commitment to Gavi vaccine initiatives but dials back funds for other global health efforts.

Sep 30, 2016

Sep 30, 2016

News Scan for Sep 30, 2016

Sprout Salmonella over
UN cholera response
Pneumonia severity in kids

Sep 02, 2016

Sep 02, 2016

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 02, 2016

CRE cases in Wisconsin
ASP intervention in C diff patients
Antibiotic prescribing by dentists
Incentives for antibiotic development
Polymyxin resistance in Brazil
Antibiotic resistance and childbirth
MCR-1 on the Arabian Peninsula
Drug-resistant fungal infections

Aug 18, 2016

Aug 18, 2016

News Scan for Aug 18, 2016

Saudi MERS case
Burden of bloodstream infections
UN Haiti cholera shift
Contact lens infections

May 31, 2016

May 31, 2016
Rio de Janeiro

WHO cites Zika funding gap, rejects call to move Olympics

In other developments, officials update guidance on sexual transmission and antibody testing.

Sep 30, 2015

Sep 30, 2015
Ebola contact tracing

Guinea reports 4 Ebola cases; WHO details response reforms

In other developments, the HHS announced more funding for a rapid Ebola test.

Jul 10, 2015

Jul 10, 2015
DNA fingerprint

Gene study points to Liberian source for new Ebola cluster

The new Ebola disease cluster in Liberia probably was not sparked by an imported case. 

Jul 09, 2015

Jul 09, 2015
United Nations flags

Ebola recovery goals focus on rebuilding health systems

As an Ebola recovery conference opened, Oxfam reported on broken funding promises that followed other crises and disasters.

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