Outbreak news 2019

New cases of imported Lassa virus infection in Europe



Three cases of autochthonous Zika Virus infection in France



Polio outbreak in the Philippines



Livestock antibiotic resistance in low- and middle-income countries



Update of Ebola Virus Infections in the Democratic Republic of Congo



Support Clinical Care/Case management for Ebola Virus Diseases (EVD) response at WHO HQ Geneva

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WHO Sepsis: To support development of Clinical Management guidance and Global Sepsis report

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Measles Kills Thousands in Democratic Republic of Congo


Ebola virus disease: first case at Goma, DRC


Consultancies, WHO Emergency Programme


New Nipah case report in Kerala


Regional outbreak of New Delhi metallo-betalactamase-producing carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, Italy, 2018–2019


Transgenic fungus rapidly kills Anopheles malaria mosquitoes


Remdesivir (GS-5734) protects African green monkeys from Nipah virus challenge


WHO adapts Ebola vaccination strategy in the DRC


Sanofi wins U.S. approval to sell dengue vaccine but with major restrictions


An ESCMID Course on Emerging Infections


Measles spread in the US: 2019


New tool for Genomic Sequencing of Bordetella pertussis


Global monitoring of antimicrobial resistance based on metagenomics analyses of urban sewage


Lassa Fever in Travellers


Largest study ever firmly shows no link between MMR vaccine and autism


Global disease outbreaks and El Niño


Zoonotic Bat Flu transmission


Deforestation and malaria


Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: advice for travellers against health risks


Measles still spreading in Europe


Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of the Congo: an update


A new filovirus discovered from bats in China