News & Perspective

Dec 11, 2018

Dec 11, 2018
Ebola ambulance team

Ebola count in DRC hits 500 in growing outbreak

A lead WHO official says the most recent wave of cases has proved especially challenging, with cases widely dispersed.

Dec 11, 2018
Big Mac hamburger and french fries

McDonald's sets timeline to cut antibiotics in beef supply

Starting in 2022, the company will begin reporting progress on meeting targets for medically important drugs.

Dec 11, 2018

News Scan for Dec 11, 2018

Lassa rise in Nigeria
Global flu picks up
November MERS report
Dec 11, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 11, 2018

Susceptibility testing platforms
De-escalation and patient outcome
Highly concerning ICU sepsis
Resistant Klebsiella in pets, people

Dec 10, 2018

Dec 10, 2018
Ebola vaccination

DRC Ebola cases approach 500 as infections continue

With 13 new illnesses in 3 days and 8 older ones just confirmed, the outbreak has now reached 498 cases.

Dec 10, 2018
Throat exam of young boy

Antibiotic Rx for kids' pneumonia worse in non-peds hospitals: study

About 61% of kids in children's hospitals got guideline-concordant therapy, compared with only 27% in non-children's hospitals.

Dec 10, 2018

News Scan for Dec 10, 2018

Record acute flaccid myelitis cases
Salmonella in kosher chicken
Imported US measles
Flu and heart failure
Just-in-time vaccine production

Dec 07, 2018

Dec 07, 2018
Klebsiella pneumoniae

Deadly, highly resistant Klebsiella found in Indian hospital

The findings are the first reported of the hypervirulent, highly resistant strain outside of China.

Dec 07, 2018

News Scan for Dec 07, 2018

More romaine E coli cases
Costco antibiotic policy
Polio in 3 countries
Imported malaria in UK
Dec 07, 2018

Flu Scan for Dec 07, 2018

Steady US flu activity
Pandemic preparedness bill

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