News & Perspective

May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019

USDA spotlights high antibiotic use in pigs, cattle

Experts say two new reports provide deeper insight into how and why antibiotics are being used in US agriculture.

May 28, 2019
UN peacekeeper

WHO experts say violence preventing end of Ebola outbreak

In the past 5 months, the WHO has recorded 174 attacks on clinics and health workers, killing 5 and injuring 51.

May 28, 2019
Bactrian camel and handler

Six new Saudi MERS cases as study shows virus infecting Bactrian camels

The Bactrian camels had similar infection and shedding patterns as dromedaries.

May 28, 2019
measles torso

US measles total climbs by 60 to reach 940 cases

In global developments, European officials warn of a growing gap in vaccine coverage, and the WHO certifies measles and rubella elimination in Bahrain, Oman, and Iran.

May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019
Ebola temperature taking

Threats to health workers roil Ebola response amid new cases

The outbreak total grew by 11 cases today, reaching a total of 1,888 infections.

May 24, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 24, 2019

WHA and antimicrobial resistance
Urgent sepsis antibiotics
Resistant Pseudomonas from Mexico
Antibiotic prescribing nudge
Unnecessary testing, treatment for kids' pneumonia
Fewer antibiotics for implant infections
Artificial intelligence for AMR
May 24, 2019

News Scan for May 24, 2019

WHA and antimicrobial resistance
FDA OKs Zika test
US pediatric flu deaths
Pakistan polio cases
May 24, 2019

Food Outbreak Scan for May 24, 2019

Tahini Salmonella outbreak probe
More precut melon Salmonella illnesses

May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019

News Scan for May 23, 2019

Tuna Salmonella probe ends
Lassa vaccine clinical trial
MERS in Saudi Arabia
May 23, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 23, 2019

Urgent sepsis antibiotics
Resistant Pseudomonas from Mexico


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