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Ebola total approaches 1,000 as cases reappear in Beni

Thu, 21/03/2019 - 22:45
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsMar 21, 2019

Cases have hit 991, and a baby recently became one of the 614 deaths.

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WHO reveals delayed pick for H3N2 flu vaccine strain

Thu, 21/03/2019 - 22:27
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsMar 21, 2019

The H3N2 recommendation reflects a change from the current Northern Hemisphere vaccine.

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TB in US at all-time low, but global decline small

Thu, 21/03/2019 - 22:24
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsMar 21, 2019

As has been the case, California, Florida, New York, and Texas reported half of all TB cases.

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News Scan for Mar 21, 2019

Thu, 21/03/2019 - 21:58
CDC updates Zika guidelinesInvestments to end TBFoodborne disease in soldiersYellow fever vaccine in SudanCryptosporidium in groundwater
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 21, 2019

Thu, 21/03/2019 - 21:57
New asymptomatic bacteriuria guidanceResistant Enterococcus in wastewaterStewardship in pet careFewer antibiotics in salmon
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Spike in Ebola cases continues in DRC

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 22:04
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsMar 20, 2019

The past 5 days have seen 44 Ebola cases, including 12 today, though officials have noted fewer cases in children.

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News Scan for Mar 20, 2019

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 21:14
Gloves, gowns, and MDROsWHO drug-resistant TB guidelinesAntibiotic development partnershipLung disease bacteria in tap water
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News Scan for Mar 19, 2019

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 21:58
New chronic wasting disease programFDA budget requestAnthrax checklist
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Flu Scan for Mar 19, 2019

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 21:55
Presenteeism in hospitalsGlobal flu developments
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Eight more sickened in DRC's Ebola outbreak

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 21:53
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsMar 19, 2019

Cases have climbed to 968, including 606 deaths, and the WHO details more violence and infected health workers.

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Report highlights success, challenges in fight to end TB

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 21:42
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsMar 19, 2019

Though incidence is down, treatment success for resistant strains is low.

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News Scan for Mar 18, 2019

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 22:22
Measles spreads in NY, NJ, USSaudi MERS casesAAP on flu shots, vaccine exemptionsSuspected Nipah in BangladeshAvian flu in Nepal, Denmark
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 18, 2019

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 22:19
Drop in US antibiotic prescribingShort course for PseudomonasAntibiotic cardiac device 'envelope'
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DRC: 24 Ebola cases confirmed in past 72 hours

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 22:05
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsMar 18, 2019

Alongside the slew of new cases, 12 more people died from their infections, as violence continued against outbreak responders.

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Phase 2 data boost new drug for preventing C diff infections

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 22:03
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsMar 18, 2019

The drug cut the incidence of C difficile by 2.4 percentage points—a 71% relative risk reduction.

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ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 15, 2019

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 00:47
Penicillin allergy de-labelingAntibiotic misuse in Irish long-term careResistant bacteria in imported shrimpMRSA in hospital roachesTest for resistant gonorrheaGerman funding for CARB-XAntibiotics for citrus treesOrigins of MCR-1 in FranceVA outpatient prescribingFDA to review new TB drug
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DRC Ebola total rises by 4 as survey shows high vaccine acceptance

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 21:57
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsMar 15, 2019

The outbreak has reached 936 cases and 591 deaths.

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News Scan for Mar 15, 2019

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 21:27
Botulism from home-canned peasMore turkey SalmonellaSafety rules for agricultural waterPolio in Nigeria
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 15, 2019

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 21:25
Penicillin allergy de-labelingAntibiotic misuse in Irish long-term careResistant bacteria in imported shrimp
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Wave of H3N2 cases keeps US flu activity high

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 20:43
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsMar 15, 2019

Several indicators show a downward trend, but deaths in kids have reached 68 and hospitalizations continue to climb.

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