News & Perspective

Aug 14, 2019

Aug 14, 2019
Peru TB detection

FDA approves new drug for highly resistant tuberculosis

The shorter, simpler regimen with the new drug is poised to improve treatment against a difficult disease and to lower costs.

Aug 13, 2019

Aug 13, 2019

Study: Genetic adaptations primed C diff for hospital transmission

Genomic analysis suggests C difficile strains that have spread in hospitals belong to an emerging species.

Jul 19, 2019

Jul 19, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 19, 2019

Stewardship survey results
Non-prescription antibiotic sales in Ethiopia
FDA approves new combo antibacterial
New Candida auris clade
Pharmacist review and antibiotic use
Rise in Candida auris cases
New AMR plan in Wales
Chinese probiotics

Jul 15, 2019

Jul 15, 2019

News Scan for Jul 15, 2019

US measles
Missed childhood vaccines
Chinese probiotics

Jun 21, 2019

Jun 21, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 21, 2019

Ambulatory care stewardship
Point-of-care testing

Jun 19, 2019

Jun 19, 2019
Medical checkup in Sudan

Global trust strong in healthcare, scientists, vaccines—with exceptions

Skepticism remains in some high-income nations, with France having the lowest trust in vaccines.

Jun 14, 2019

Jun 14, 2019
Salmonella colonies in petrie dish

Colistin-resistance gene MCR-3.1 makes US appearance

The sample was from 2014, so the discovery has implications for the US spread of colistin resistance.

Jun 04, 2019

Jun 04, 2019

News Scan for Jun 04, 2019

Antibiotics in hamburger meat
Chikungunya vaccine award
Zika vaccine candidate
Medical mask contamination

Jun 03, 2019

Jun 03, 2019

News Scan for Jun 03, 2019

981 US measles cases
HPV vaccine and herd immunity
H5N6 avian flu in China

May 31, 2019

May 31, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 31, 2019

Superbugs and close contacts
Rapid susceptibility test
MRSA in VA hospitals, nursing homes
Reduced antibiotic use in UK pigs
Excessive post-discharge antibiotics
CPE surge in Hong Kong
STI antibiotic use
Prospective audit and feedback outcomes

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