News & Perspective

Jan 30, 2019

Jan 30, 2019
Nurse dispensing oral medication

Oral antibiotics may work for some ortho, heart infections

Partial oral antibiotic therapy may be appropriate for certain patients who have orthopedic infections and endocarditis.

Jan 30, 2019
DR Congo map with magnifying glass

Ebola infects 9 more in DRC as ill traveler sparks response measures

Today's developments push the outbreak total to 752 cases and 465 deaths.

Jan 30, 2019

News Scan for Jan 30, 2019

Saudi MERS case
Consumer food safety practices
Pandemic response innovation

Jan 29, 2019

Jan 29, 2019
Mountains glacier in Kongsfjorden region of Svalbard

Northern exposure: Scientists find resistance genes in Arctic

The genes, including NDM-1, were found in an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean.

Jan 29, 2019
DR Congo women

Katwa remains outbreak hot spot as Ebola cases reach 743

Four of the 7 new cases were reported in Katwa, the latest outbreak hot spot.

Jan 29, 2019

News Scan for Jan 29, 2019

MERS in Oman, Saudi Arabia
Rapid flu test accuracy
Avian flu in 3 countries
Listeria tied to pork rolls
Takeda dengue vaccine trial
Jan 29, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 29, 2019

Pharmacist interventions
Antibiotics for asthma attack

Jan 28, 2019

Jan 28, 2019
Ebola personal protective equipment decontamination

Congo Ebola cases rise to 736 as problems noted in Katwa

The outbreak has now claimed 459 lives, and one family has had 21 cases.

Jan 28, 2019

News Scan for Jan 28, 2019

Washington measles emergency
New Saudi MERS case
Salmonella and hedgehogs
Yellow fever in Brazil

Jan 25, 2019

Jan 25, 2019
Stethoscope on patient's back

Flu widespread across most of US, with 3 new kids' deaths

All 10 US regions are showing elevated flulike illness, and pediatric deaths have reached 22.

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