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Jun 14, 2018

Jun 14, 2018
Dengue vaccine center in the Philippines

Vaccine trial shows more hospitalizations for dengue-naive kids

The findings add to the conundrum that governments face, as the vaccine prevents hospital stays in children who have antibodies to the dengue virus.

Jun 13, 2018

Jun 13, 2018
Oxfam aid supplies

More suspected DRC Ebola cases amid enhanced surveillance

The outbreak total stands at 59 cases: 38 confirmed, 14 probable, and 7 suspected.

Jun 12, 2018

Jun 12, 2018
Antibiotics and petri dishes

FDA head looks to boost antibiotic development

Commissioner suggests changing the model for reimbursement of new antibiotics.

Jun 12, 2018
Kenya camels

Rift Valley fever sickens 10 in Kenya, triggers response

Several factors heighten the risk of spread, including flooding, people and animal movement, and connections to other countries.

Jun 11, 2018

Jun 11, 2018
Multidrug-resistant bacteria biofilm

Reports highlight Klebsiella superbug, other CRE concerns

Scientists report the first isolation of hypervirulent, multi-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in the US.

Jun 11, 2018
Bicycle remote DRC jungle

DRC notes 14 more suspected Ebola cases, new death

The outbreak total stands at 66, including 38 confirmed, 14 probable, and 14 suspected cases.

Jun 08, 2018

Jun 08, 2018
Ebola literature

WHO says Ebola situation in DRC shows promise

"The response is having an impact in ... two locations," a WHO official says.

Jun 08, 2018
Stethoscope exam on coughing patient

CDC study: Antibiotics still widely overused for respiratory infections

Fully 41% of antibiotic prescriptions written for patients with ARIs were inappropriate.

Jun 07, 2018

Jun 07, 2018
Congo River at sunset

Ebola case count hits 60 as DRC neighbors take precautions

At-risk nations share the Congo River, Bikoro Lake, and porous borders with the DRC.

Jun 07, 2018
Doctor writing a prescription

WHO aims to build health worker knowledge of antimicrobial stewardship

The guidance is intended for institutions, accreditation and licensing bodies, and policy makers.

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