News & Perspective

Feb 10, 2017

Feb 10, 2017
Flu vaccine being injected

Studies shed light on effects of serial flu shots, current vaccine's benefits

Getting a flu shot 2 years in a row apparently can, under certain circumstances, backfire.

Feb 24, 2017

Feb 24, 2017

News Scan for Feb 24, 2017

Zika vaccine targets
Yellow fever in Brazil
Canada beef irradiation
Candidate E coli vaccine

Mar 06, 2017

Mar 06, 2017

News Scan for Mar 06, 2017

Zika in Canadian travelers
H7N9 infections in China
New MERS cases

Mar 16, 2017

Mar 16, 2017

News Scan for Mar 16, 2017

Animal antibiotic use
E Coli in Oregon, Canada
Zika CNS birth defects
H5N8 in Europe
Cholera vaccine drive

Mar 29, 2017

Mar 29, 2017

News Scan for Mar 29, 2017

MERS case
Brazil yellow fever vaccination
Avian flu outbreaks
Flu vaccine uptake
Hepatitis elimination
E coli in flour

Apr 20, 2017

Apr 20, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 20, 2017

Novel antibiotic target
Penicillin-resistant pneumonia

Apr 21, 2017

Apr 21, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Apr 21, 2017

Marker for pneumonia antibiotics
MCR-1 cases in Italy
Novel antibiotic target
Penicillin-resistant pneumonia
ID stewardship consults
Steroid for sore throat
MRSA contamination
Chlorhexidine bathing
Candida in Peru
Azithromycin and abnormal heartbeat
Mutations in resistant bacteria

May 01, 2017

May 01, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 01, 2017

Promising new C diff drug
Antibiotics for strep throat

May 02, 2017

May 02, 2017
Pregnant woman taking pill

Antibiotics in pregnancy tied to higher miscarriage risk

The increased risk ranges from 65% to almost 500%, but some antibiotics are not tied to an increase.

May 09, 2017

May 09, 2017

News Scan for May 09, 2017

Liberian meningitis serogroup
Overprescribing in the elderly

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