News & Perspective

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
Aerial view of Beni, DR Congo

Ebola infects 17 more in DRC outbreak

Traditional chiefs and local officials took new steps to ease community resistance to response efforts.

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

Apr 16, 2019

Apr 16, 2019

News Scan for Apr 16, 2019

Needle-free flu vaccine boost
Promise for chikungunya vaccine
Global flu mostly dropping
Apr 16, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 16, 2019

Antibiotic prescribing and outcomes
Hotel-related superbug colonization

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