News & Perspective

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.

Apr 19, 2018

Apr 19, 2018

News Scan for Apr 19, 2018

Yellow fever risk
Rotavirus vaccine and intussusception
Apr 19, 2018

Food Outbreak Scan for Apr 19, 2018

Romaine E coli outbreak grows
Egg farm investigation

Apr 18, 2018

Apr 18, 2018

News Scan for Apr 18, 2018

Lingering flu in Europe
Lassa in Nigeria, Liberia
Apr 18, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 18, 2018

New colistin resistance gene
More MCR-1 in China
E coli in Iranian dairy products

May 22, 2018

May 22, 2018
Ebola response

New funding pledges boost DRC Ebola response

More than $25 million is newly pledged for an outbreak that has grown to 51 total cases, 28 confirmed.

May 22, 2018
Zika virus

Study: GBS symptoms more severe when caused by Zika

Those with GBS and Zika had more severe symptoms, including facial weakness, and required more ICU care.

May 22, 2018
Coughing patient stethoscope exam

Trial finds procalcitonin tests don't cut antibiotic use

The study found no signifiant difference in patients with lower respiratory tract infections.

Apr 17, 2018

Apr 17, 2018

News Scan for Apr 17, 2018

MERS in Saudi Arabia
Funding biosecurity efforts
Colistin stewardship in South Africa

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