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Sep 11, 2018

Sep 11, 2018

Report ties 2 US cases of MCR-1 to problematic GI scope

The two patients shared exposure to a duodenoscope used in endoscopy.

Sep 10, 2018

Sep 10, 2018
Incheon international airport South Korea

South Korea reports MERS in Kuwait business traveler

In 2015, an imported case sparked outbreaks that sickened 186 people.

Sep 10, 2018
Ebola temp screen

DRC reports second Ebola case from urban hub

In Butembo, a test on a sperm sample found the virus in a man who fled to the city after he got sick in Ituri province.

Sep 10, 2018

UK reports its first case of monkeypox

The patient is a Nigeria resident who likely contracted the infection there before traveling to the United Kingdom.

Sep 07, 2018

Sep 07, 2018
Ebola treatment center in DR Congo

Another Ebola case detected outside DRC's main hot spots

The case is in a village in Masereka health zone not far from the large city of Butembo.

Sep 07, 2018
Capsules and syringe

Study provides data behind new MDR-TB guidance

Newer and repurposed drugs produced better results and fewer deaths than older treatments did.

Sep 06, 2018

Sep 06, 2018
Medical video conference

VA pilot study finds telehealth could aid stewardship

It could be a helpful tool for antibiotic stewardship in hospitals that lack optimal specialists.

Sep 05, 2018

Sep 05, 2018
Woman wearing surgical mask

New single-dose antiviral cuts flu symptoms, viral loads

Baloxavir reduced flu symptoms by 1 day and reduced viral shedding.

Sep 05, 2018
Polluted slum

Study cites 'contagion' as main factor in antimicrobial resistance levels

The spread of bacteria in people, animals, and the environment is a major factor in high resistance levels, new data suggest.

Sep 05, 2018
Butembo, DR Congo

DRC Ebola outbreak expands to large city as Beni cases rise

An Ebola-infected patient died in Butembo, a city of nearly 1 million people.


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