News & Perspective

Jul 16, 2019

Jul 16, 2019
Ebola hot spot

WHO will take up Ebola emergency declaration question for a fourth time

The first case in Goma, North Kivu province's heavily populated capital, triggered reconsideration by the WHO's emergency committee.

Jul 16, 2019
MERS virus

WHO notes clusters in recent MERS cases, unveils environmental sampling guide

In another development, Saudi Arabia today reported one new illness, which involves a man from Riyadh.

Jul 16, 2019

News Scan for Jul 16, 2019

Rising European measles vaccination
Biodefense panel discussions
Jul 16, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 16, 2019

Rise in Candida auris cases
New AMR plan in Wales

Jul 15, 2019

Jul 15, 2019
Goma DRC

Ebola spread to Goma triggers new emergency talks, cases top 2,500

Also, a high-level meeting was held in Geneva today to assess the latest developments and build donor support.

Jul 15, 2019

Study highlights resistance, persistence of C difficile

Researchers found C difficile spores quickly contaminate surgical gowns, cannot be killed by standard disinfectant.

Jul 15, 2019

News Scan for Jul 15, 2019

US measles
Missed childhood vaccines
Chinese probiotics

Jul 12, 2019

Jul 12, 2019
DRC Ebola vaccine

DRC to stick with just 1 vaccine in Ebola outbreak

Merck's rVSV-ZEBOV is the only vaccine that will be used during the ever-growing outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces.

Jul 12, 2019

News Scan for Jul 12, 2019

Polio surge in Pakistan
Probe of flour E coli outbreak over
DRC measles vaccination
Jul 12, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 12, 2019

Staph decolonization cost savings
Delayed valley fever diagnosis
Novel antibiotic candidates

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