News & Perspective

May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019
Donning Ebola personal protective equipment

Ebola responders on edge as virus sickens 19 more

The 19 new infections raise the outbreak total to 1,866 cases amid continued threats.

May 22, 2019
Medical consult in hallway

Experts identify steps to improve hospital stewardship programs

Two strategies—handshake stewardship and diagnostic stewardship—rose to the top.

May 22, 2019

News Scan for May 22, 2019

MERS in Saudi Arabia
Malaria-free certifications
Chikungunya vaccine response

May 21, 2019

May 21, 2019
Beef cattle in barn

Investors push restaurant chains to cut antibiotics in meat supply

Seventeen of 20 companies now have publicly available policies.

May 21, 2019
Beni Ebola facility

Third burial team attacked in DRC; Ebola infects another health worker

In another development, arson threats at Masereka health facilities impeded infection prevention steps.

May 21, 2019

News Scan for May 21, 2019

Temperature-stable vaccines
Dengue on Reunion
Avian flu in Vietnam, Mexico
May 21, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 21, 2019

Antibiotic prescribing nudge
Unnecessary testing, treatment for kids' pneumonia

May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019
Ebola burial team with protective equipment

DRC Ebola cases top 1,800 amid burial team attacks

"One of the world's most dangerous viruses in one of the world's most dangerous areas," WHO director-general says.

May 20, 2019
Boy with measles

CDC: 41 new measles cases in US, 880 total

The agency is tracking 10 active outbreaks across the country, including one involving almost 500 cases in New York City.

May 20, 2019

News Scan for May 20, 2019

MERS in Saudi Arabia
Fewer antibiotics for implant infections
Artificial intelligence for AMR


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