News & Perspective

May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018
Ebola community

DRC Ebola response faces community resistance as report analyzes US policy

A report from the Kaiser Family Foundation says the US role in outbreak response is key but less prominent in the face of stronger international capacity.

May 25, 2018
Premature infant

Data show vast majority of preemies treated with antibiotics

Almost 80% of premature infants get early antibiotic treatment, with little change in recent years.

May 25, 2018
Tick on white clothing

Study: Treated clothes stop ticks in their tracks

One-minute permethrin exposure led to a loss of normal movement for all three tick species.

May 25, 2018

News Scan for May 25, 2018

Nipah virus in India
Salmonella and kratom
New US pediatric flu death
MCR-1, MCR-3 in Korea
Polio in Nigeria

May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018
WHO contract tracing

DRC Ebola responders trace high-risk contacts in Mbandaka

Also, new reports cover vaccine challenges and lessons learned in West Africa.

May 24, 2018
Vaccine researcher

Nipah death toll in India hits 12 as CEPI funds vaccine efforts

Local officials say the outbreak total has reached 36 cases, 14 confirmed and 22 suspected.

May 24, 2018

News Scan for May 24, 2018

Tracking global health security
ECMO, ARDS, and death rates
May 24, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 24, 2018

Scottish stewardship program
Hypervirulent, XDR Klebsiella in Taiwan
Antibiotics in McDonald's beef

May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018
Thermometer in the sun

Study finds antibiotic resistance rise tied to hotter temps

"After controlling for [other] factors, we still find that temperature is a strong predictor of antibiotic resistance."

May 23, 2018

WHO: 58 Ebola cases in DRC, 27 deaths

With worries about the disease spreading in  Mbandaka, the WHO said the DRC risk is very high and the regional risk is high.

Pages

Sort Results By:

 Sort Results By:

Narrow results by:

by Topic

by country

by organization

Newsletter Sign-up

Get CIDRAP news and other free newsletters.

Sign up now»

OUR UNDERWRITERS

Unrestricted financial support provided by

Bentson Foundation 3MAccelerate DiagnosticsGilead 
Grant support for ASP provided by

  Become an underwriter»