News & Perspective

Nov 16, 2018

Nov 16, 2018
UN peacekeeping troops

Armed rebels kill UN peacekeepers in Ebola hot spot

The outbreak has now reached 352 cases, of which 305 are confirmed, and 210 deaths.

Nov 16, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 16, 2018

Improper prescribing in the ER
Hospital stewardship in China
Antibiotic use in Poland
Swiss AMR-related illness, deaths
Antibiotic use in Scotland
Drug-resistant malaria in India
Spread of resistant bacteria in hospitals
Health departments against antimicrobial resistance
Public concern over antibiotic resistance
Nov 16, 2018

News Scan for Nov 16, 2018

More ground beef Salmonella cases
Salmonella turkey recall
New polio illnesses
More low-path H5N2 in Minnesota
Poultry biosecurity
Nov 16, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 16, 2018

Improper prescribing in the ER
Hospital stewardship in China
Antibiotic use in Poland
Swiss AMR-related illness, deaths

Nov 15, 2018

Nov 15, 2018
Dispensing meds in the nursing home

Surveys show wide range of antimicrobial use in Europe

The proportion of broad-spectrum antibiotics used in hospitals ranged from 16% to 62%.

Nov 15, 2018
Aerial view healthcare workers consulting

Experts tackle antibiotic stewardship best practices

Antibiotic stewards are meeting in Baltimore to brainstorm ways to improve antibiotic use.

Nov 15, 2018

News Scan for Nov 15, 2018

More DRC Ebola cases
Promising new flu antiviral
Salmonella and restaurant grades
Nov 15, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 15, 2018

Antibiotic use in Scotland
Drug-resistant malaria in India

Nov 14, 2018

Nov 14, 2018
Wood tick

Task force spotlights US tick-borne disease as cases set records

The number of 6 key tick-borne diseases rose from 48,610 to 59,349 cases.

Nov 14, 2018

Flu Scan for Nov 14, 2018

Waning flu vaccine protection in kids
Low global flu levels

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