News & Perspective

Sep 18, 2019

Sep 18, 2019
Doctor with packs of pills

Use of high-risk antibiotics tied to more C diff infections

The risk was linked to 4 antibiotic classes: cephalosporins, fluoroquinolones, carbapenems, and lincosamides.

Sep 18, 2019

News Scan for Sep 18, 2019

Flu vaccine during pregnancy
AMR and universal health coverage
Staph bacteremia in Australia
Monoclonal antibodies for resistant infections

Sep 17, 2019

Sep 17, 2019
Ebola vaccination in DR Congo

WHO: Too early to say if drop in Ebola rate is significant

Only 1 new case was confirmed today, raising the outbreak total to 3,130, with 2,096 deaths.

Sep 17, 2019
Bottlenose dolphin

Rising levels of antibiotic resistance noted in dolphins

Many of the findings parallel increases detected recently in hospital settings.

Sep 17, 2019

News Scan for Sep 17, 2019

DRC measles increase
Ground bison E coli probe over
H5N5 avian flu in Taiwan poultry
Southern Hemisphere flu ebb
Sep 17, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 17, 2019

Early diagnostics in sepsis
CARB-X funds novel antibiotic

Sep 16, 2019

Sep 16, 2019
HHS Secretary Azar Ebola

US officials end visit to DRC Ebola region; cases rise to 3,129

US officials said other outbreak indicators such as deaths in the community need to improve before they feel more confident about the recent drop in cases.

Sep 16, 2019
HPV vaccine

Studies say HPV vaccine refusal, misinformation common

More than three fourths of adults don't know that HPV can cause anal, oral, and penile cancers, a new study finds.

Sep 16, 2019

News Scan for Sep 16, 2019

Dengue epidemic in Americas
Grant for novel polio vaccine

Sep 13, 2019

Sep 13, 2019

News Scan for Sep 13, 2019

Polio in 4 nations
Salmonella papaya outbreak
Malaria vaccine in Kenya

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