News & Perspective

Sep 08, 2016

Sep 08, 2016
Flags at UN headquarters

Report outlines drug-resistance steps ahead of UN meeting

Recommendations focus on reducing ag antibiotic use, improving surveillance, and boosting public health.

Sep 02, 2016

Sep 02, 2016

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 02, 2016

CRE cases in Wisconsin
ASP intervention in C diff patients
Antibiotic prescribing by dentists
Incentives for antibiotic development
Polymyxin resistance in Brazil
Antibiotic resistance and childbirth
MCR-1 on the Arabian Peninsula
Drug-resistant fungal infections

Aug 30, 2016

Aug 30, 2016

News Scan for Aug 30, 2016

Vaccine exemptions
Meningitis B vaccine recs
Antibiotic resistance and childbirth

Aug 19, 2016

Aug 19, 2016
Antibiotics prescription

Experts propose global targets for cutting antibiotic use

Global health experts urge the UN to set worldwide targets for reduced antibiotic consumption.

Aug 19, 2016

News Scan for Aug 19, 2016

MCR-1 in UTI in Switzerland
HPV vaccine acceptance
UN cholera lawsuit immunity

Aug 18, 2016

Aug 18, 2016

News Scan for Aug 18, 2016

Saudi MERS case
Burden of bloodstream infections
UN Haiti cholera shift
Contact lens infections

Jul 18, 2016

Jul 18, 2016
United Nations logo

Experts call for global action plan on antimicrobial resistance

The plan would ensure sustainable global access while combating resistance.

May 31, 2016

May 31, 2016
Rio de Janeiro

WHO cites Zika funding gap, rejects call to move Olympics

In other developments, officials update guidance on sexual transmission and antibody testing.

Mar 30, 2016

Mar 30, 2016

News Scan for Mar 30, 2016

Ebola intervention impact
Fecal transplant benefits
Long-term Lyme effects

Feb 09, 2016

Feb 09, 2016

Gloomy assessment underpins UN panel's health crisis advice

The panel's concern was fueled by the threat of an airborne virus spread more easily than Ebola.

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