News & Perspective

Jun 25, 2019

Jun 25, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 25, 2019

Highly resistant gonorrhea in Taiwan
New pneumonia antibiotic
UK AMR funding

Jun 26, 2019

Jun 26, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 26, 2019

Procalcitonin meta-analysis
Overprescribing for pediatric UTIs
Fast-track for pneumonia antibiotic

Jun 28, 2019

Jun 28, 2019
Young doctor examining x-ray

Study: Viruses cause most global pediatric pneumonia

Viruses account for 61.4% of cases in young kids, with RSV the most common viral cause and the leading cause of severe pneumonia.

Jul 09, 2019

Jul 09, 2019
Rx on smart phone

Pneumonia patients get too many antibiotics, study finds

Fully 67.8% of patients received antibiotics for longer than recommended.

Aug 16, 2019

Aug 16, 2019

News Scan for Aug 16, 2019

Polio in 5 countries
PAHO's dengue warning
Invasive pneumococcal disease
Heartland virus in Illinois

Sep 30, 2019

Sep 30, 2019
Doctor with stethoscope on patient's back

Lefamulin trial shows non-inferiority for pneumonia

The drug, which was FDA-approved last month, went toe to toe with moxifloxacin.

Oct 02, 2019

Oct 02, 2019
Examining a chest x-ray

Guidance on community-acquired pneumonia updated

Recognizing new research and more emphasis on antibiotic stewardship, experts say change was needed.

Oct 07, 2019

Oct 07, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 07, 2019

Urinary antigen testing for pneumonia
C diff testing guidelines challenged
XDR Klebsiella pneumoniae

Oct 28, 2019

Oct 28, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 28, 2019

XDR-TB drug maker chosen
Resistant Klebsiella in Germany
New pneumonia antibiotic OK'd

Nov 07, 2019

Nov 07, 2019

News Scan for Nov 07, 2019

Takeda's dengue vaccine
Preventing pneumonia after cardiac arrest
Botulism and salt-cured fish
Southern Hemisphere flu vaccine protection
WHO, Johns Hopkins collaborate


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