News & Perspective

Apr 19, 2019

Apr 19, 2019
Bullet hole

WHO Ebola responder killed in hospital attack

Amid a violent attack on outbreak responders, the outbreak total today climbed to 1,317 with the addition of 15 new cases.

Apr 19, 2019
Critically ill patient

US flu still elevated but dropping; deaths as high as 57,000

Flu has sickened an estimated 36 million to 41 million people and hospitalized up to 610,000.

Apr 19, 2019

News Scan for Apr 19, 2019

MCR-1 in mussels
New Saudi MERS case
Polio case in Nigeria
Yemen cholera warning

Apr 18, 2019

Apr 18, 2019
Ebola health workers and personal protective equipment

Ebola outbreak grows by 12 as CDC issues new HCW advice

Cases have now topped 1,300 and include 843 deaths, with no signs of slowing.

Apr 18, 2019

New metric aims to simplify how global resistance is measured

The Drug Resistance Index shows disparities in the effectiveness of antibiotics in high- and low-income countries.

Apr 18, 2019
Deli meat and cheese

Listeria linked to deli-sliced products sickens 8, kills 1

All 8 patients required hospitalization, and the earliest case dates back to 2016.

Apr 18, 2019

News Scan for Apr 18, 2019

Measles resurgence
Serious cervical lesions in US
H5N6 in Cambodian poultry

Apr 17, 2019

Apr 17, 2019

Report highlights lack of access to antibiotics

Barriers in many countries limit treatment options and prevent people from getting the antibiotics they need.

Apr 17, 2019
Tuna sushi

Multistate Salmonella outbreak tied to tainted tuna

Thirteen people in 7 states have been sickened, and the manufacturer has issued a recall.

Apr 17, 2019

News Scan for Apr 17, 2019

New Saudi MERS case
Antibiotic Rx in Italian preschoolers
Antibiotic use in UK nursing homes

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