News & Perspective

Jul 26, 2019

Jul 26, 2019
Basil on pasta salad

Multistate outbreak tied to basil part of Cyclospora surge

A 132-case outbreak linked to basil is part of the nation's 580 lab-confirmed infections so far this year.

Jul 26, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 26, 2019

NYC stewardship initiative
BARDA funds for new antibiotic
Cost of hospital C diff
MCR-1, MCR-3 E coli combo
New resistant Pseudomonas cases
Candida auris and climate change
India bans colistin in food animals
Stewardship at the end of life
Strep test and overprescribing

Jul 25, 2019

Jul 25, 2019
Ebola response training

Beni Ebola activity tops first wave as outbreak grows by 8 cases

The current wave in Beni involves more cases and is longer than its first wave.

Jul 25, 2019

News Scan for Jul 25, 2019

MERS vaccine trial
Cyclospora rise in Virginia
Chikungunya vaccine award
Human Powassan case
Jul 25, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 25, 2019

Cost of hospital C diff
MCR-1, MCR-3 E coli combo
New resistant Pseudomonas cases

Jul 24, 2019

Jul 24, 2019
UN peacekeeping troops

Ebola region rocked by more violence as new funds announced

Though the DRC has ceased daily updates, the WHO says cases have topped 2,600.

Jul 24, 2019

News Scan for Jul 24, 2019

Candida auris and climate change
Australian Listeria infections

Jul 23, 2019

Jul 23, 2019
DR Congo Ebola health workers at laptop

DRC Ebola total grows by 5, with outbreak info in flux

Of 14 new cases yesterday, 10 were in Beni, a previous hot spot that has again heated up.

Jul 23, 2019
MRSA bacteria

Reports profile MCR gene in South America, first detection in Uruguay

Brazil, Bolivia, and Argentina had the most MCR-positive isolates, a review finds.

Jul 23, 2019

News Scan for Jul 23, 2019

Massachusetts Cyclospora spike
India bans colistin in food animals
Tamiflu OTC deal

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