News & Perspective

Feb 09, 2018

Feb 09, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Feb 09, 2018

Research agenda for antibiotic resistance
Antibiotics for aspiration pneumonitis
Stewardship in kids' pneumonia
Resistant yaws
Antibiotic-resistant Campylobacter
Antimicrobial prescribing survey
Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea
Insurers and antibiotic stewardship
Money for drug-resistance threat
Drug-resistant gonorrhea in Americas
MDR-TB treatment

Feb 05, 2018

Feb 05, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 05, 2018

Drug-resistant gonorrhea in Americas
MDR-TB treatment

Feb 01, 2018

Feb 01, 2018
Flu vaccination

Canadian data show low flu vaccine protection against H3N2

Protection against the H3N2 strain was 17%—and not statistically significant.

Feb 01, 2018

News Scan for Feb 01, 2018

Yellow fever in Brazil
Lone star ticks not Lyme spreaders
Seoul virus in US, Canada
Malaria, yellow fever travel notices

Jan 25, 2018

Jan 25, 2018
Defibrillation in operating room

Study bolsters link between flu and heart attack

The risk of heart attack increases sixfold in the first 7 days after lab-confirmed flu in adults 35 and older.

Jan 23, 2018

Jan 23, 2018
High-tech lab worker

Step-by-step horsepox study stokes dual-use controversy

Some experts say that offering a manual for re-creating an orthopoxvirus is inherently dangerous.

Jan 18, 2018

Jan 18, 2018
Wheelchair

New analysis strengthens link between EV-D68, poliolike complications

A 20-study meta-analysis finds good evidence of an association between the virus and acute flaccid myelitis.

Jan 17, 2018

Jan 17, 2018
1957 brick

Study reveals more H1N1 deaths in those exposed to '57 pandemic

The findings add more weight to calls for more broadly protective flu vaccines.

Jan 12, 2018

Jan 12, 2018
Health worker sterile gown

SHEA offers cautious guidance on easing contact precautions for drug-resistant infections

Few resources address when contact precautions can be stepped back, and hospital approaches vary.

Jan 11, 2018

Jan 11, 2018
Romaine lettuce

CDC E coli probe notes 7 more cases, points to leafy greens

So far the CDC probe hasn't pointed to a specific food type to guide consumers.

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