News & Perspective

May 08, 2019

May 08, 2019

News Scan for May 08, 2019

Measles vaccine support
Yellow fever vaccine and dengue
MERS in health workers
May 08, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 08, 2019

MCR-9 gene in Salmonella
Carbapenem de-escalation

Jul 10, 2019

Jul 10, 2019
Ebola Makona virus

CDC's adapted Ebola virus works in trials, as pressure for funds grows

CDC reverse-engineers the virus for important trials of interventions.

Jul 10, 2019
Knee reflex in a child at doctor's office

CDC wants clinicians' help to solve acute flaccid myelitis riddle

The agency says prompt reporting is key to help figure out the cause of the mysterious limb-weakening condition.

Jul 10, 2019
Coins and antibiotics

UK to test new payment model for antibiotics

The idea is to delink profit from the volume sold, pay for antibiotics based on their public health value, and encourage development of new antibiotics.

May 07, 2019

May 07, 2019

News Scan for May 07, 2019

Plague cases in Mongolia
Foodborne tularemia cluster
PCV13 pneumonia illness
May 07, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 07, 2019

Candida auris death rate
Shorter antibiotic course for UTI

May 06, 2019

May 06, 2019

News Scan for May 06, 2019

New Saudi MERS case
More US AFM cases
Further US flu decline
Polio vaccinator attack
Early flu exposure and H1N1
May 06, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 06, 2019

Nursing home stewardship
Candida auris funding

May 03, 2019

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


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