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Apr 23, 2020

Apr 23, 2020

News Scan for Apr 23, 2020

E coli sproutbreak probe ends
Ebola case connections
Concern over immunizations
WHO malaria warning
Combo treatment for anthrax

Mar 27, 2020

Mar 27, 2020

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 27, 2020

Malaria group urges steps against AMR
Reducing surgical-site infections
Antibiotics and asthma in kids
New antibiotic collaboration
International AMR research projects

Dec 04, 2019

Dec 04, 2019
malaria mom and baby

Malaria progress stall continues, but more pregnant women and kids protected

Overall progress has stalled since 2014, with a large gap in funding as the main culprit, but there are bright spots.

Nov 26, 2019

Nov 26, 2019

News Scan for Nov 26, 2019

Sierra Leone Lassa cluster
Samoa measles surge

Nov 25, 2019

Nov 25, 2019

News Scan for Nov 25, 2019

Romaine tied to E coli outbreak
CWD in Tennessee
Lassa fever in Sierra Leone
Army biolab resumes work

May 30, 2019

May 30, 2019
UN peacekeepers

Experts: DRC Ebola outbreak fueled by attacks

Experts say the outbreak likely began as far back as April 2018 and that nosocomial transmission played a big role in early spread. 

Apr 03, 2019

Apr 03, 2019

News Scan for Apr 03, 2019

Ebola Bombali in Kenyan bats
Universal flu vaccine trial
E coli O103 in 4 states
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Waterborne hospital infections

Feb 08, 2019

Feb 08, 2019

News Scan for Feb 08, 2019

DRC Ebola total hits 800
African Lassa fever outbreak support
Polio cases from three countries
Mayaro virus vaccine trial

Jan 24, 2019

Jan 24, 2019
Long-fingered bat

Ebola infects 3 more in DRC; virus evidence found in West Africa bat

The illnesses bring the overall outbreak total to 715, including 443 deaths.

Dec 20, 2018

Dec 20, 2018
Egyptian fruit bat

Marburg-carrying bats found in West Africa for first time

Marburg virus, harbored by fruit bats, has over the years caused 12 known outbreaks in sub-Saharan Africa.

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