News & Perspective

Aug 20, 2018

Aug 20, 2018
MDR-TB detection

WHO revises MDR-TB treatment with focus on oral drugs

The changes prioritize newer medications and oral regimens over injectable drugs.

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 16, 2018

Aug 16, 2018
Aedes aegypti closeup

Study profiles local Zika threat to California; first live attenuated vaccine trial begins

In another new development, the NIH today announced the start of the first human trial of a live attenuated vaccine against Zika.

Aug 16, 2018
vaccine research

CEPI announces new collaboration and funding for Lassa vaccine

The announcement comes as Nigeria is experiencing its largest outbreak, with 481 confirmed cases reported as of last week, 133 of them fatal.

Aug 15, 2018

Aug 15, 2018
Ebola community members

Ebola cases mounting in DRC as region prepares for more

As the WHO detailed stepped-up efforts to prepare four key countries to prevent and detect cases, tests in Uganda ruled out three suspected cases.

Aug 14, 2018

Aug 14, 2018
IV therapy

DRC Ebola cases surpass earlier outbreak total, virus infects 4 more health workers

The WHO's director-general today warned that 'red zones' in conflict areas could be hiding places for Ebola.

Aug 14, 2018
Trachoma campaign

Study: Mass antibiotic use limits but doesn't banish trachoma

Possible reasons why elimination failed include water and sanitation problems and exposure to people who didn't take part in the treatment program.

Aug 13, 2018

Aug 13, 2018
Ebola treatment unit

Worries about security and healthcare exposures as DRC Ebola total grows to 52

A WHO official said Ebola spread could get worse before it gets better, due to health worker exposures early in the outbreak.

Aug 10, 2018

Aug 10, 2018

New Iowa State AMR center to focus on One Health research

The Institute for AMR Research and Education aims to tackle some of the big questions about antibiotic use in animal agriculture.

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.

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