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Nov 09, 2018

Nov 09, 2018
Ebola recovery efforts

Ebola outbreak now DRC's largest ever, with 319 cases

"No other epidemic in the world has been as complex as the one we are currently experiencing," the DRC health minister says.

Nov 08, 2018

Nov 08, 2018
DR Congo Ebola press conference

As DRC Ebola cases hit 312, officials see some positive signs

WHO and UN officials say the rate of cases has declined a bit recently.

Nov 08, 2018
Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the gonorrhea bacterium

New gonorrhea antibiotic shows efficacy in small trial

The drug, zoliflodacin, was highly effective in treating urogenital and rectal infections but not pharyngeal cases.

Nov 08, 2018
Raw whole turkey

Turkey-linked Salmonella outbreak total climbs to 164

So far 63 people have been hospitalized, and a patient in California has died.

Nov 07, 2018

Nov 07, 2018
Ebola healthcare workers

Ebola case count rises as Uganda health workers vaccinated

With 2 new cases, infections in healthcare workers in the DRC have now reached 27.

Nov 06, 2018

Nov 06, 2018
Disinfecting Ebola PPE

DRC reports 3 Ebola cases in high-risk village, 2 others

The outbreak total has reached 305, with 189 deaths and 60 suspected cases.

Nov 06, 2018
European Union flag with antibiotic

European study: 33,000 deaths a year from resistant infections

The researchers estimate that 670,000 infections are caused by select antibiotic-resistant bacteria in a year.

Nov 05, 2018

Nov 05, 2018
child antibiotic

Survey finds parents commonly save, share leftover antibiotics

Reasons include self-diagnosis, saving money, and avoiding a doctor's visit.

Nov 05, 2018
LaCroix UN

Ebola total reaches 300 as WHO, UN leaders travel to DRC

Two of the latest confirmed cases involve a mother and her 2-week-old baby.

Nov 02, 2018

Nov 02, 2018
romaine farm

FDA issues final report on E coli in Arizona-grown romaine

Investigators were't able to determine exactly how the water contaminated the lettuce, which may have occurred by irrigation or the dilution of chemical to protect crops.

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