News & Perspective

Dec 13, 2018

Dec 13, 2018
Romaine lettuce in a bowl

Romaine E coli probe leads to Santa Barbara County farm

As the outbreak grows to 59 cases, officials puzzle over why romaine and not other lettuce was tainted.

Dec 07, 2018

Dec 07, 2018

News Scan for Dec 07, 2018

More romaine E coli cases
Costco antibiotic policy
Polio in 3 countries
Imported malaria in UK

Nov 29, 2018

Nov 29, 2018

News Scan for Nov 29, 2018

Slight Northern Hemisphere flu rise
E coli romaine probe
Tahini-linked Salmonella outbreak

Nov 27, 2018

Nov 27, 2018
Farmers market romaine lettuce

FDA narrows romaine E coli source to Central Coast growing area

The CDC notes 11 more illnesses, raising the outbreak total to 43 cases in 12 states.

Nov 26, 2018

Nov 26, 2018

News Scan for Nov 26, 2018

E coli romaine source
Polio cases in 3 nations
H5N6 case in China
Small US flu increase

Nov 20, 2018

Nov 20, 2018
Romaine lettuce closeup

E coli probe prompts CDC warning to avoid all romaine

So far 32 illnesses have been confirmed in 11 states, as well as 18 cases in Canada.

Nov 02, 2018

Nov 02, 2018
romaine farm

FDA issues final report on E coli in Arizona-grown romaine

Investigators were't able to determine exactly how the water contaminated the lettuce, which may have occurred by irrigation or the dilution of chemical to protect crops.

Aug 07, 2018

Aug 07, 2018

News Scan for Aug 07, 2018

Role of cattle in romaine E coli outbreak
Papua New Guinea polio
Guinea worm in South Sudan

Jul 11, 2018

Jul 11, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 11, 2018

Fluoroquinolone safety update
Kids' fevers and antibiotics
Resistant Klebsiella in Europe
Ceftolozane-tazobactam against E coli

Jun 28, 2018

Jun 28, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 28, 2018

Antibiotic stewardship financial incentives
New drug-resistant UTI treatment
Updated infectious disease lab testing guide

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