News & Perspective

Feb 28, 2019

Feb 28, 2019
Ebola treatment center with smoke

MSF pulls staff from DRC Ebola hot spot after attacks

The WHO said the attacks increase the risk of disease spread and are "profoundly disrespectful."

Feb 28, 2019
Doctor writing prescription

UK primary care study finds overly long antibiotic courses

More than 80% of courses for upper respiratory tract infections, cough, and bronchitis exceeded national guidelines.

Feb 28, 2019

News Scan for Feb 28, 2019

No flu shot link to miscarriage
Saudi MERS case
Measles and vaccine exemptions
New malaria approach
Feb 28, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 28, 2019

Resistant gonorrhea in Europe
Antibiotic treatment for UTIs
XDR infection deaths
Asia-Pacific stewardship grants

Feb 27, 2019

Feb 27, 2019
Worker wearing protective equipment at Ebola treatment center

Unknown forces attack Butembo Ebola treatment center

The attack is the second to target MSF treatment centers in just a matter of days.

Feb 27, 2019

News Scan for Feb 27, 2019

Salmonella tahini outbreak
RNA printer for vaccines
Push for universal flu vaccine
Avian flu in 3 nations
Feb 27, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 27, 2019

Metro-area CRE movement
Benefits of penicillin skin testing

Feb 26, 2019

Feb 26, 2019
Blurry doctor in ICU

WHO says 2 events boosted Saudi hospital MERS outbreak

One MERS transmission event occurred in the ER, then a second patient spurred ICU spread.

Feb 26, 2019
four little pigs

Europe highlights rising resistance in zoonotic bacteria

Among the findings are very high to extremely high levels of resistance to ciprofloxacin in Campylobacter isolates from people.

Feb 26, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 26, 2019

Fewer antibiotics for bacteremia
New CARB-X expertise


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