News & Perspective

Jul 01, 2019

Jul 01, 2019
red pill vs blue pill

Study finds sizable delay in use of new antibiotics

The median number of days for hospitals to start using any of 6 new antimicrobials was 398.

Jul 01, 2019

News Scan for Jul 01, 2019

More US measles cases
Salmonella and papayas
Airborne norovirus

Jun 28, 2019

Jun 28, 2019
Young doctor examining x-ray

Study: Viruses cause most global pediatric pneumonia

Viruses account for 61.4% of cases in young kids, with RSV the most common viral cause and the leading cause of severe pneumonia.

Jun 28, 2019
Ebola health worker glove decontamination

Ebola cases near 2,300 as virus returns to earlier hot spots

"It is important to break the vicious cycle," a top WHO official says.

Jun 28, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jun 28, 2019

Dental overprescribing in Japan
Rapid tests and unneeded antibiotics
Procalcitonin meta-analysis
Overprescribing for pediatric UTIs
Fast-track for pneumonia antibiotic
Highly resistant gonorrhea in Taiwan
New pneumonia antibiotic
UK AMR funding
Core stewardship and antibiotic use
Antibiotic overuse in dengue
Jun 28, 2019

News Scan for Jun 28, 2019

Polio detections in 5 nations
Texas anthrax warning
Delayed babesiosis diagnosis
Jun 28, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 28, 2019

Dental overprescribing in Japan
Rapid tests and unneeded antibiotics

Jun 27, 2019

Jun 27, 2019
Girl getting HPV vaccine

Experts expand HPV vaccine recs as study finds high impact

Data on 60 million people indicate the vaccine has slashed infections and pre-cancer lesions.

Jun 27, 2019
Safe dignified Ebola burial

Donors look to retool response as Ebola outbreak grows

A USAID official says 4 major donors have jump-started a new "strategic plan.'

Jun 27, 2019

News Scan for Jun 27, 2019

Crypto outbreak rise
Latest Saudi MERS case
New Lyme guidelines

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