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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 17, 2019

Report highlights lack of access to antibiotics

Barriers in many countries limit treatment options and prevent people from getting the antibiotics they need.

Apr 17, 2019
Tuna sushi

Multistate Salmonella outbreak tied to tainted tuna

Thirteen people in 7 states have been sickened, and the manufacturer has issued a recall.

Apr 16, 2019

Apr 16, 2019
Beni hospital

Studies find Ebola gene differences in recent DRC outbreaks

Today DRC health officials report 9 more cases and 7 more deaths.

Apr 16, 2019
Laboratory scientist

Achaogen bankruptcy raises worry over antibiotic pipeline

The antibiotic market is broken, one expert said. "Policymakers must take this as a clarion call to act now."

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
Sloppy joe

CDC ties ground beef to E coli outbreak, but source still unknown

Case counts climb to 109, making it the 3rd-largest E coli outbeak in 20 years.

Apr 12, 2019
Young girl sick in bed

US flu still elevated; study finds higher impact on young kids

Canadian data show that kids under 10 years may be especially vulnerable to the H1N1 strain.

Apr 12, 2019
Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham

UK study: Emergency room UTI diagnosis often lacks evidence

Antibiotics were offered for 91% of UTI patients, but only 36% had clinical or lab evidence of one.

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