News & Perspective

Feb 07, 2019

Feb 07, 2019
Brazil favela

Study: Dengue immunity may have offered protection against Zika in Brazil

Partial protection from earlier dengue exposure in the favela population might explain Zika's quick decline there.

Feb 07, 2019

News Scan for Feb 07, 2019

Ebola in the DRC
More measles in Washington state outbreak
Measles in Europe and the Philippines
UK acute flaccid paralysis rise

Feb 06, 2019

Feb 06, 2019
US Capitol

Letter urges congressional action to stimulate antibiotic development

The push from drug developers and health groups asks Congress to take steps to prevent a public health crisis due to antibiotic resistance with few promising drugs in the pipeline.

Feb 06, 2019
DRC health workers

More Ebola reported from Katwa hot spot

As Ebola cases rise in DRC, the virus continues to infect health workers in private and public health centers.

Feb 06, 2019

News Scan for Feb 06, 2019

MERS in Saudi Arabia
H1N2 reassortant from Sweden
Global flu activity
H5N8 in Iran and Kuwait
Feb 06, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 06, 2019

FDA to review new Merck antibiotics
CARB-X novel antibiotic funding
Antibiotic prescribing intervention in China

Feb 05, 2019

Feb 05, 2019

News Scan for Feb 05, 2019

Ebola total rises by three
More Saudi MERS cases
Texas and Washington measles cases
Experimental Zika infection in bats
Feb 05, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 05, 2019

Candida auris fungemia
Microbiology test use in Norway

Feb 04, 2019

Feb 04, 2019
Finger with pulse oximeter

Saudi Arabia, Oman report more MERS cases

Saudi Arabia has now logged 22 MERS cases in 2019, and at least 4 new cases in Wadi ad-Dawasir were acquired in a healthcare facility.

Feb 04, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 04, 2019

CRP-guided therapy
Formulary restriction policy
New CARB-X funding


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