The specialized devices have been linked to outbreaks of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” in hospitals.
The aid worker contracted the virus while volunteering at a treatment facility in Sierra Leone.
The move follows a spate of drug-resistant infections traced to contaminated duodenoscopes.
New research from experts at Johns Hopkins finds that vaccination rates have plummeted in West Africa during the recent Ebola outbreak, leaving many young people vulnerable to diseases such as measles.
Sometimes-deadly infections traced back to the care of a device used to treat problems in the digestive tract.
WHO recommends less added sugar intake worldwide.
Doctors think the polio-like cases may be connected to last year’s outbreak of enterovirus D68.
The devices can be difficult to sterilize because of their intricate design.
California public health authorities are tracking down 179 patients who may have been exposed at UCLA’s Ronald Reagan Medical Center after two people died following infection from contaminated medical scopes.
Researchers from Yale University believe they have deciphered the neurological mechanism that causes the “munchies.”