News & Perspective

Apr 18, 2019

Apr 18, 2019

New metric aims to simplify how global resistance is measured

The Drug Resistance Index shows disparities in the effectiveness of antibiotics in high- and low-income countries.

Apr 17, 2019

Apr 17, 2019
Aerial view of Beni, DR Congo

Ebola infects 17 more in DRC outbreak

Traditional chiefs and local officials took new steps to ease community resistance to response efforts.

Apr 16, 2019

Apr 16, 2019

News Scan for Apr 16, 2019

Needle-free flu vaccine boost
Promise for chikungunya vaccine
Global flu mostly dropping

Apr 15, 2019

Apr 15, 2019
DRC Ebola vaccine campaign

Ebola cases climb by 44 as vaccine trial affirms high efficacy

Vaccine efficacy was 97.5%, as cases reach 1,264 and deaths top 800.

Apr 15, 2019
Measles virion

With 90 more measles cases, US nears record year

US cases have climbed to 555 and at the current pace would eclipse 2014's total within weeks.

Apr 12, 2019

Apr 12, 2019
WHO DR Congo Ebola airlift

WHO experts: Ebola in DRC still not global emergency

While the WHO defends the decision, some experts question the call—as cases keep mounting.

Apr 11, 2019

Apr 11, 2019
Ebola medic in Sierra Leone

DRC Ebola surge marks 2nd straight record-setting day

A 20-case day follows an 18-case day, and totals have now topped 1,200.

Apr 11, 2019
Three camel heads

UAE study finds high MERS seroprevalence in some camel workers

About half of all camel salesmen had MERS-CoV antibodies, and Saudi Arabia reports 3 new cases.

Apr 10, 2019

Apr 10, 2019
Doctor with Ebola patient DR Congo

DRC sees record-setting day, with 18 Ebola cases

Officials have confirmed 105 cases so far in April, and 1,186 in the outbreak to date.

Apr 10, 2019

News Scan for Apr 10, 2019

More E coli O103 cases
BARDA countermeasure effort
Cholera in Mozambique

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