News & Perspective

May 01, 2019

May 01, 2019
Safe and dignified burial

DRC Ebola cases near 1,500 after deadliest month

The outbreak has reached 1,495 cases and 984 deaths, including 406 cases and 308 deaths in April.

May 01, 2019

News Scan for May 01, 2019

Philippines measles outbreak
Enterovirus and neurologic disease
May 01, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 01, 2019

US Candida auris uptick
Pause for antibiotic candidate
Fewer antibiotics for neonatal sepsis
Surgical prophylaxis risks

May 02, 2019

May 02, 2019
DNA segment

High-tech fix offers hope for tackling H3N2 vaccine problems

Researchers used CRISPR to modify cells to overexpress human virus receptors.

May 02, 2019

News Scan for May 02, 2019

More Ebola cases, deaths
Fatal H5N1 avian flu in Nepal
FDA approves dengue vaccine
Measles vaccine production
Chikungunya in the Congo
May 02, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 02, 2019

Quinolone ear drop risks
MDR Shigella in Vermont

May 03, 2019

May 03, 2019
UN troop and helicopter DR Congo

Ebola deaths top 1,000 in increasingly dangerous outbreak

This year has seen 119 violent attacks, with 85 health workers injured or killed.

May 03, 2019
Nurse dispensing pills

Experts urge approval of hospital antibiotic stewardship requirement

PACCARB experts cite a critical need for mandatory, not voluntary, stewardship programs.

May 03, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 03, 2019

Carbapenem reduction strategy
Quinolone ear drop risks
MDR Shigella in Vermont
US Candida auris uptick
Pause for antibiotic candidate
Fewer antibiotics for neonatal sepsis
Surgical prophylaxis risks
Rapid test for optimal antibiotics
CARB-X funding rounds
CRE infection outcomes
Reduced antibiotic for bacteriuria
May 03, 2019

News Scan for May 03, 2019

WHO H5N1 flu confirmation
Carbapenem reduction strategy
More polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan
Flu imprinting research
Mayaro virus in South America

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