News & Perspective

Jul 12, 2018

Jul 12, 2018

News Scan for Jul 12, 2018

US drug shortage task force
TB vaccine candidates
Fractional dosing for yellow fever
Influenza B in pigs
Avian flu outbreaks

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

Jul 06, 2018

Jul 06, 2018
Blood transfusion bags

FDA revises Zika testing for blood donations to allow pooled screening

The FDA said it will continue to monitor the situation closely and that a new mosquito-borne threat would trigger individual donation testing in affected areas.

Jul 06, 2018

News Scan for Jul 06, 2018

Polio in Afghanistan, Somalia
Pregnancy and flu
CDC reports more Cyclospora illnesses
Frozen veggie Listeria outbreak in Europe

Jul 03, 2018

Jul 03, 2018

News Scan for Jul 03, 2018

More Rift Valley fever cases in Kenya
Texas probes 56 Cyclospora cases
FDA warns of lingering kratom health threats

Jun 29, 2018

Jun 29, 2018
US Capitol

Bipartisan bill proposes new 'pull' incentives for priority antibiotics

A list of critical-need antimicrobials would guide awards, which include incentives and responsibilities for companies, including stewardship reporting.

Jun 29, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jun 29, 2018

FDA guidance for reporting animal antimicrobial sales
VIM-CRE in Indiana hospitals
Resistant bugs in meat
UTI prophylactic antibiotics and resistance
Antibiotic stewardship financial incentives
New drug-resistant UTI treatment
Updated infectious disease lab testing guide
Letter-based antibiotic prescribing intervention
CMS proposes less hospital infection reporting
Jun 29, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 29, 2018

FDA guidance for reporting animal antimicrobial sales
VIM-CRE in Indiana hospitals
Resistant bugs in meat
UTI prophylactic antibiotics and resistance

Jun 28, 2018

Jun 28, 2018

News Scan for Jun 28, 2018

DRC Ebola contacts complete monitoring
Water source in romaine E coli outbreak
Proposed public health corps cuts
Universal flu vaccine initiative
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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