News & Perspective

Mar 01, 2019

Mar 01, 2019
Ebola decontamination of homes

Ebola care rebounds in attack area; World Bank OKs funds

Three new cases lift the outbreak total to 888, and officials say to expect more.

Mar 01, 2019
Sick girl in hospital

US flu activity stays high as 15 new deaths in kids reported

Pediatric flu deaths have now reached 56, and activity is widespread nationwide.

Mar 01, 2019
Oral exam of young girl

EU study shows wide range in antibiotic prescribing for febrile kids

Prescribing frequency ranges from 19% in Switzerland to 64% in Turkey.

Mar 01, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 01, 2019

Antibiotic stewardship and C diff
CPE activity increases in Europe
Resistant gonorrhea in Europe
Antibiotic treatment for UTIs
XDR infection deaths
Asia-Pacific stewardship grants
Metro-area CRE movement
Benefits of penicillin skin testing
Fewer antibiotics for bacteremia
New CARB-X expertise
Mar 01, 2019

News Scan for Mar 01, 2019

MERS in Saudi Arabia
UNICEF measles alert
Polio positives in Mozambique, Nigeria
Mar 01, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 01, 2019

Antibiotic stewardship and C diff
CPE activity increase in Europe

Mar 04, 2019

Mar 04, 2019
Ebola body on stretcher

Ebola treatment center reopens after arson as cases near 900

With 8 new infections (and 6 more deaths), the outbreak has grown to 897 cases.

Mar 04, 2019
Oman map

Oman reports second MERS cluster, 8 new cases, 2 deaths

Also, the virus sickened four more people in Saudi Arabia over the past few days, three from Riyadh.

Mar 04, 2019

News Scan for Mar 04, 2019

US measles rise
More acute flaccid myelitis
Nipah virus in Bangladesh
Novel H5N2 avian flu in Egypt
Global polio emergency
Mar 04, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 04, 2019

Resistance and sustainable development
New CARB-X funding
ESBL prediction models


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