News & Perspective

Nov 06, 2017

Nov 06, 2017

News Scan for Nov 06, 2017

Strep burden, resistance threat
Salmonella probe ends
Ebola susceptibility
MDR-TB in Minnesota

Oct 30, 2017

Oct 30, 2017
TB therapy

Despite progress, WHO paints 'grim' picture of global TB

2016 saw 10.4 million TB cases and 1.7 million deaths, with 490,000 multidrug-resistant cases.

Oct 18, 2017

Oct 18, 2017
Pulmonary tuberculosis

Studies show rise in drug-resistant TB in India, China

Almost a third of TB cases in India are multidrug-resistant, and rates are climbing in Chinese kids.

Sep 14, 2017

Sep 14, 2017
DNA amplification test

New rapid molecular test for MDR-TB shows promise

The fast, automated assay performs well against gold standard TB tests.

Sep 13, 2017

Sep 13, 2017

News Scan for Sep 13, 2017

Malaria drug show promise
Global Fund and lives saved

Aug 16, 2017

Aug 16, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 16, 2017

MDR- and XDR-TB in China
Patient empowerment tool for hand hygiene

Aug 04, 2017

Aug 04, 2017
Sample of DNA

CDC to invest millions in enhanced antibiotic resistance testing

Funds will help combat resistance, launch a TB surveillance center.

Aug 04, 2017

News Scan for Aug 04, 2017

Saudi MERS case, death
Molecular diagnostics for TB
Australian drug stewardship report

Aug 01, 2017

Aug 01, 2017
Tuberculosis chest x-ray

New treatments for MDR-, XDR-TB show promise in small studies

The drugs studied are bedaquiline and delamanid, both drugs of last resort.

Jul 31, 2017

Jul 31, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 31, 2017

Stewardship in US hospitals
Resistant E coli
Death and MDR-TB

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