News & Perspective

May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018
Ebola glove

DRC Ebola outbreak climbs to 32 cases, gets UK funding boost

The WHO said, of 21 cases, 17 have links to other cases and 3 are in health workers.

May 10, 2018

Study suggests oral antibiotics may increase kidney stone risk

Researchers say the findings bolster the case for antibiotic stewardship.

May 10, 2018

News Scan for May 10, 2018

Canadian romaine E coli cases
Burkholderia cepacia outbreak
Yellow fever in Brazil
Avian flu outbreaks
Polio emergency continues

May 09, 2018

May 09, 2018
Blood specimens and units

Study: Zika blood donation screening costly, finds few cases

The extra testing cost about $42 million and identified only 9 positive donations.

May 09, 2018

News Scan for May 09, 2018

More romaine E coli cases
Predicting pandemic severity
Lassa fever cases
HPV vaccine meta-analysis
May 09, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 09, 2018

Med students' antibiotic prescribing
E-learning and prescribing

May 08, 2018

May 08, 2018
Democratic Republic of Congo map

DRC confirms 2 Ebola infections, probes suspected cases

In the past 5 weeks, 21 cases of viral hemorrhagic fever have been reported in the area, 17 of them fatal.

May 08, 2018
Gonorrhea bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae

European report warns XDR gonorrhea threatens future treatment

The cases indicate a need for action to preserve the last remaining effective treatment.

May 08, 2018
Anopheles mosquito

Study shows malaria parasite collects in bone marrow

In addition to circulating in blood, Plasmodium vivax is now known to accumulate in bone marrow.

May 08, 2018

News Scan for May 08, 2018

UK guidance on UTIs
Chagas disease in Americas
Cholera vaccination in Bangladesh
Flu vaccine and infant pneumonia


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