News & Perspective

Feb 13, 2019

Feb 13, 2019

News Scan for Feb 13, 2019

MERS in Saudi Arabia, Oman
Lettuce E coli probe
H5N8 in Namibian penguins

Feb 08, 2019

Feb 08, 2019
Pneumonia xray

Omadacycline trials show efficacy for pneumonia, skin infections

The new drug is a 'modernized' version of tetracycline, designed to address antibiotic resistance, but its clinical role isn't yet clear.

Feb 08, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Feb 08, 2019

Inadequate TB drug-susceptibility testing
New UK guidance on antibiotics for acute cough
FDA to review new Merck antibiotics
CARB-X novel antibiotic funding
Antibiotic prescribing intervention in China
Candida auris fungemia
Microbiology test use in Norway
CRP-guided therapy
Formulary restriction policy
New CARB-X funding

Feb 06, 2019

Feb 06, 2019
US Capitol

Letter urges congressional action to stimulate antibiotic development

The push from drug developers and health groups asks Congress to take steps to prevent a public health crisis due to antibiotic resistance with few promising drugs in the pipeline.

Feb 06, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 06, 2019

FDA to review new Merck antibiotics
CARB-X novel antibiotic funding
Antibiotic prescribing intervention in China

Feb 01, 2019

Feb 01, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Feb 01, 2019

Animal stewardship partnership
Antibiotic pipeline details
New PACCARB members
Decline in UK antibiotics
Superbug bloodstream infections in Greece
Antibiotics and malaria prevention
Promising antifungal candidate
Proposed UN AMR guidance
Proposed UN AMR guidance
Antibiotic use in nursing homes
Novel antibiotic vs C diff
Pharmacist interventions
Antibiotics for asthma attack
Feb 01, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 01, 2019

Animal stewardship partnership
Antibiotic pipeline details
New PACCARB members

Jan 31, 2019

Jan 31, 2019

News Scan for Jan 31, 2019

More Saudi MERS cases
High flu vaccine protection in kids
FDA tag for pneumococcal vaccine
Lyme vaccine trial results

Jan 25, 2019

Jan 25, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jan 25, 2019

Bon Appetit's antibiotics update
Antibiotic-resistant Brucella
New STI test cleared
KFC fulfills antibiotics pledge
Benefit of C diff prevention
Prescribing drop in England
Candida auris increase
Antibiotics for respiratory infections
UTI treatment in older adults
Super donors for fecal transplant
Resistant cholera in Ghana

Jan 24, 2019

Jan 24, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 24, 2019

Antibiotic-resistant Brucella
New STI test cleared
KFC fulfills antibiotics pledge

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