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Uganda Requests Removal from WHO Zika Travel Advisory List
The World Health Organization has listed Uganda on its Zika travel advisory list, but now the country’s health minister is requesting removal from the list, citing no cases or outbreaks.
Raw Turkey Responsible for Multidrug-Resistant <i>Salmonella</i> Outbreak Spanning 26 States
The CDC has announced an investigation of a multidrug-resistant outbreak of Salmonella Reading infections that have been linked with raw turkey.
Antibiotics Overused for Osteomyelitis in Sacral Pressure Ulcers
A new review finds antibiotics aren’t effective for osteomyelitis in sacral pressure ulcers where the bone is exposed.
Azithromycin-Ivermectin is Nonsuperior to Ivermectin Alone for Preventing Scabies, Impetigo
Treatment with azithromycin plus ivermectin versus ivermectin alone provides equal protection against scabies and impetigo in at-risk communities.
Penicillin Allergy Testing in Antibiotic Stewardship
Study suggests that clinicians should perform confirmatory allergy testing on patients with reported penicillin allergies as an important feature of antimicrobial stewardship.
<i>Salmonella</i> Outbreak Tied to Spring Pasta Salad Springs Up in 5 States
The CDC has announced an investigation of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Sandiego infections that have been linked with pasta salad.
Struggles in Strengthening the Food Safety Chain
How are government agencies working to make food safer?
Cholera, Access to Care Remain Significant Challenges in War-Torn Yemen: Public Health Watch
Experts say the country remains at risk for infectious disease outbreaks as long as fighting continues.
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