News & Perspective

Mar 07, 2019

Mar 07, 2019
Joanne Liu, MD

MSF warns of DRC Ebola response losing upper hand

Patients must be treated as patients, not as biothreats, MSF head says.

Mar 07, 2019

News Scan for Mar 07, 2019

Saudi MERS cases
Yellow fever in South America
Absenteeism and illness
Flu vaccine and heart attack
Mar 07, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 07, 2019

Outpatient surgery overprescribing
Resistance prevalence and sepsis
Resistant gonorrhea strain

Mar 06, 2019

Mar 06, 2019
Needle with droplet

MSF questions affordable access to CEPI-supported vaccines

MSF calls a revised CEPI policy on vaccine access "toothless and weak."

Mar 06, 2019

Ebola total tops 900 in DRC, with 7 new cases today

There are now officially 907 cases of Ebola in the DRC.

Mar 06, 2019

News Scan for Mar 06, 2019

New Saudi MERS case
WHO organizational reform
Cost of measles in health workers
First Marburg vaccine
Bayer's indoor insecticide

Mar 05, 2019

Mar 05, 2019
Wound care

CDC: Progress stalled against staph, MRSA infections

The rate of decline of MRSA bloodstream infections in US hospitals has slowed since 2012.

Mar 05, 2019
Mom and baby with microcephaly

Study highlights early pregnancy Zika microcephaly risk

Zika infection in early pregnancy raise the risk of microcephaly 17 times, the study says.

Mar 05, 2019

News Scan for Mar 05, 2019

FDA chief resigns
MMR vaccine not tied to autism (again)
MERS across Saudi Arabia
Lassa fever decline in Nigeria
Global flu update
Mar 05, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 05, 2019

Empiric antibiotics and UTI
Surgery-linked resistant Pseudomonas
Preventing healthcare-related infection


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