News & Perspective

Sep 16, 2005

Sep 16, 2005

US pushes international efforts to thwart flu pandemic

(CIDRAP News) – US officials this week promoted international efforts to prepare for a potential influenza pandemic, announcing an international flu surveillance partnership and promising aid to Vietnam for avian and human flu surveillance.

Feb 03, 2012

Feb 03, 2012

Flu continues late-season Northern Hemisphere push

(CIDRAP News) – Flu activity in many Northern Hemisphere countries continued its late-season rise last week, with areas such as the United States, Canada, and Europe reporting steady increases.

Though flu activity overall is low, notable increases are occurring in North America, western Europe, and northern China, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today.

Oct 05, 2018

Oct 05, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 05, 2018

MRSA de-colonization of therapy dogs
Multiple Candida auris introductions
Early stewardship interventions
Bacteriophage clinical trial
Improper antibiotic prescribing in China
Point-of-care flu tests and antibiotics
New tetracycline approved
Combo antibiotic for CRE
Telemedicine and antibiotic prescribing
FDA approves new antibiotic
Linezolid resistance in food animals
Water consumption and UTIs

May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019
international flight

Measles surges in Europe and Tunisia; study identifies at-risk US locations

The WHO is stepping up its response in Europe, as cases surge in Tunisa and researchers plot at-risk US sites.

Feb 02, 2020

Feb 02, 2020
Patient in hospital bed

Philippines has first nCoV death outside of China as cases top 14,000

A man, 44, in the Philippines who was coinfected with 2019-nCoV, Strep pneumoniae, and flu B has died.

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