News & Perspective

Jul 09, 2019

Jul 09, 2019
Rx on smart phone

Pneumonia patients get too many antibiotics, study finds

Fully 67.8% of patients received antibiotics for longer than recommended.

Jul 09, 2019
Zika toddlers

Maternal Zika infection tied to poor development in 32% of tots

In one group, 35% scored below average for language, 10% for cognitive development, and 16% for motor development.

Jul 09, 2019
Camel head

Data show MERS cases, deaths on decline since 2016

As many as 1,465 cases and 293 to 520 deaths from MERS-CoV may have been averted.

Jul 08, 2019

Jul 08, 2019
DR Congo refugee camp

As Ebola rages on, DRC sees more displaced people

With 29 new cases over the weekend and today, outbreak totals climb to 2,418, and Ebola deaths have now reached 1,625.

Jul 08, 2019
Measles vaccination in baby

US measles cases reach 1,109 as studies point to early vaccination

Data from Pakistan and South Africa highlight advantages of vaccination early in life.

Jul 08, 2019

News Scan for Jul 08, 2019

More papaya Salmonella
Congenital Zika syndrome
Global melioidosis burden

Jul 05, 2019

Jul 05, 2019
Ebola health worker in DR Congo

More violence as DRC officials report 51 Ebola cases in recent days

Officials have confirmed 51 infections since the beginning of the week.

Jul 05, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 05, 2019

Unnecessary antibiotics for Lyme disease
Gut persistence of urinary E coli clones
MDR Salmonella outbreak
Grant for new antibiotics
Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella UTIs
Pandemic MDR E coli clone
Jul 05, 2019

News Scan for Jul 05, 2019

Polio case spike
New Saudi MERS case
Jul 05, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 05, 2019

Unnecessary antibiotics for Lyme disease
Gut persistence of urinary E coli clones

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