News & Perspective

Aug 23, 2019

Aug 23, 2019
Dairy cow

CDC: 255 cases of resistant Salmonella tied to beef, soft cheese

"The antibiotic resistance pattern of this strain is alarming," a CDC expert says.

Aug 23, 2019
Ebola treatment cube in Beni

WHO: Ebola numbers underscore need for changes, funding

Disease in hot spots like Beni continues to feed other areas, such as recent cases in South Kivu province.

Aug 23, 2019
Baby under mosquito bed net

WHO experts call for new tools to eradicate malaria

Experts say the cost of a scale-up is $34 billion but would pay for itself 8 times over.

Aug 23, 2019

News Scan for Aug 23, 2019

Polio in 3 nations
H3N2 flu and antiviral susceptibility
Aug 23, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 23, 2019

Better nursing home stewardship
New antimicrobial resistance coalition
Single-patient hospital rooms

Aug 22, 2019

Aug 22, 2019
Ebola health workers in DR Congo

Fourth Ebola case reported in DRC's South Kivu province

Officials are bracing for more cases and spread to new areas after a community protest led to the suspension of Ebola response activities.

Aug 22, 2019
Colon cancer

Study links oral antibiotic use to colon cancer

The findings don't establish a causal relationship but show a possible connection, especially with certain antibiotics and regions of the GI tract.

Aug 22, 2019

News Scan for Aug 22, 2019

TB patterns in US kids
Teen vaccine uptake
Cuban Zika outbreak
Aug 22, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 22, 2019

Antimicrobial resistance grants
Resistant malaria in Africa

Aug 21, 2019

Aug 21, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 21, 2019

Improper antibiotic Rx in UK
Combo drug for urinary infections

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