News & Perspective

Oct 24, 2018

Oct 24, 2018

New test detects 100s of bacteria, resistance genes

Bacterial reads for unexplained sepsis were 1,000 times higher than with a different assay.

Oct 24, 2018

News Scan for Oct 24, 2018

New DRC Ebola cases
Deadly NJ adenovirus outbreak
Hepatitis A vaccine in homeless
HPV vaccine messaging

Oct 23, 2018

Oct 23, 2018
kids handwashing

Ebola cases in Beni top 100 as 6 more cases reported

Health officials are probing why a disproportionate number of children are among the recent cases in Beni.

Oct 23, 2018

UK parliament urges making antimicrobial resistance a priority

Report calls for more aggressive action to reduce unnecessary antibiotic use and promote antibiotic development. 

Oct 23, 2018

News Scan for Oct 23, 2018

More Salmonella linked to beef
Dengue in Europe
Tularemia vaccine in rabbits
Oct 23, 2018

Flu Scan for Oct 23, 2018

Avian flu in Minnesota, Laos
Expanded Afluria approval for kids

Oct 22, 2018

Oct 22, 2018
UN peacekeeping forces

DRC Ebola outbreak grows by 10 cases amid more attacks

Eight of the new cases are in Beni, including 5 of the 6 fatal illnesses.

Oct 22, 2018
Lab technicians

Achaogen to share data from discontinued antibiotic program

Experts hope the move will aid future antibiotic discovery.

Oct 22, 2018

News Scan for Oct 22, 2018

More US polio-like cases
Saudi MERS case
Cucumber-linked Salmonella
Oct 22, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 22, 2018

Financial incentives for antibiotic stewardship
Cost of ESBL surveillance


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