News & Perspective

Jul 01, 2019

Jul 01, 2019
red pill vs blue pill

Study finds sizable delay in use of new antibiotics

The median number of days for hospitals to start using any of 6 new antimicrobials was 398.

Jul 01, 2019
Ebola training

Ebola outbreak reaches 2,338 cases among violence in Ituri

High activity has returned to the towns and villages where the outbreak began 11 months ago.

Jul 01, 2019

News Scan for Jul 01, 2019

More US measles cases
Salmonella and papayas
Airborne norovirus
Jul 01, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 01, 2019

Stewardship intervention in Portugal
Susceptibility in urinary bacteria

Jul 02, 2019

Jul 02, 2019
Ebola PPE decontamination

Ebola case identified near South Sudan border

With 16 new infections, the outbreak total has grown to 2,354 cases, including 1,586 deaths, with 402 suspected cases.

Jul 02, 2019
Flu shot

Poor late-season protection limited flu vaccine impact for 2018-19

Vaccine effectiveness was 44% for the H1N1 strain but essentially zero for H3N2.

Jul 02, 2019

News Scan for Jul 02, 2019

Pandemic MDR E coli clone
Targeting anti-vaxxers
California vaccine exemptions

Jul 03, 2019

Jul 03, 2019
Ebola virus particles

USAID pledges Ebola support as 15 new cases reported

USAID announces it wlll give the DRC $98 million to help fight the outbreak, which is now at 2,369 cases.

Jul 03, 2019

News Scan for Jul 03, 2019

Absenteeism in flu season
Another Saudi MERS case
Positive Xofluza flu results
Jul 03, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 03, 2019

MDR Salmonella outbreak
Grant for new antibiotics
Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella UTIs


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