News & Perspective

Sep 12, 2018

Sep 12, 2018

News Scan for Sep 12, 2018

Nigeria assist for UK monkeypox
Measles and public health cuts
Global Fund disease progress
Seqirus cell-based flu vaccine

Sep 11, 2018

Sep 11, 2018
Child getting flu shot

Study: Flu vaccine protection starts to wane within weeks

The risk of getting the flu climbs about 16% every 28 days after vaccination.

Sep 11, 2018
Endoscopy

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

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

Sep 11, 2018

News Scan for Sep 11, 2018

Second UK monkeypox case
Egg-linked Salmonella outbreak
Fungal disease costs
Cholera vaccine in Haiti
Sep 11, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 11, 2018

Antibiotics and cough
Piperacillin-tazobactam trial results
Double antibiotic for pneumonia
C diff in food animals

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
Monkeypox

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 10, 2018

News Scan for Sep 10, 2018

Saudi MERS case
Accessible antimicrobial resistance data
New malaria drug trial

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.

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