News & Perspective

Jun 19, 2018

Jun 19, 2018
IV bags

As suspected Ebola cases probed, new treatment shows promise

The first human trial of a monoclonal antibody cocktail produces good results.

Jun 19, 2018
Brussels sprouts on conveyer

FDA releases new guidance on food defense

The rule is meant to lower the risk of exposing food facilities to intentional adulteration, such as acts of terrorism.

Jun 19, 2018

News Scan for Jun 19, 2018

More Salmonella tied to precut melon
Cowpox case in UK
Jun 19, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 19, 2018

Antibiotic-resistant urinary E coli
Pizza Hut antibiotic policy
Triclosan-induced resistance

Jun 18, 2018

Jun 18, 2018
Hospital patient

MERS in Saudi Arabia this year includes hospital, household clusters

Exposure in household settings can occur through close unprotected contact when caring for a family member infected with MERS-CoV.

Jun 18, 2018
Ebola eduction

More suspected Ebola cases noted, but total holds steady

The death toll remains at 28, and two African experts call the response swift at all levels.

Jun 18, 2018

News Scan for Jun 18, 2018

Rift Valley fever in Kenya
Canada's hepatitis C plan
Jun 18, 2018

Food Outbreak Scan for Jun 18, 2018

Cyclopora outbreak expands
Salmonella in cereal

Jun 15, 2018

Jun 15, 2018

News Scan for Jun 15, 2018

Ebola count at 66
No polio in Venezuela
2nd Midwest Cyclospora outbreak
Legionnaires' and the VA
Avian flu outbreaks
Jun 15, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 15, 2018

Nurses' role in stewardship
Antibiotics for nursing home residents


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