News & Perspective

Aug 20, 2018

Aug 20, 2018
Ebola healthcare worker

Ebola case count rises as more health workers infected

The outbreak has grown to 91 cases (64 confirmed), including 50 fatalities.

Aug 17, 2018

Aug 17, 2018
Ebola vaccination

Health worker among 5 new cases in DRC Ebola outbreak

The outbreak has grown to 78 cases, and vaccination has begun in the affected area.

Aug 09, 2018

Aug 09, 2018
WHO contact tracing

DRC probes more suspected Ebola cases, rules out 3

The health ministry says 54 suspected cases are being investigated, up from 47.

Aug 07, 2018

Aug 07, 2018
Mom holding baby

1 in 7 kids exposed to Zika in utero suffers defects, delays

Also, the CDC says to wait 3 months before trying to conceive rather than 6 after possible Zika exposure.

Jul 30, 2018

Jul 30, 2018
Measles baby

Study shows high price tag for measles outbreak response

As lawmakers consider changes to nonmedical vaccine exemptions, report highlights measles outbreak burden on health departments and taxpayers.

Jul 24, 2018

Jul 24, 2018
Ebola healthcare worker

DRC declares end to Ebola outbreak

The declaration comes just 11 weeks after health officials sounded the alarm about the outbreak in early May.

Jul 23, 2018

Jul 23, 2018
Ebola campaign

Flare-up of Ebola in Liberian family highlights virus persistence

The Liberian case from 2015 highlights a lingering threat that the DRC will face after its outbreak is declared over.

Jul 19, 2018

Jul 19, 2018
Ground turkey

Multidrug-resistant raw turkey Salmonella outbreak: 90 ill in 26 states

Officials warn the strain might be widespread in the industry.

Jul 18, 2018

Jul 18, 2018
Pasta salad

Salmonella prompts recall of pasta salads from Hy-Vee

So far 21 people in 5 states have been sickened in the outbreak, and 5 patients have been hospitalized.

Jul 16, 2018

Jul 16, 2018
Urgent care prescribing

Study spotlights inappropriate prescribing in urgent care

Almost half of patients with respiratory infections improperly get antibiotics.

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