News & Perspective

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

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 25, 2019

Jun 25, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 25, 2019

Highly resistant gonorrhea in Taiwan
New pneumonia antibiotic
UK AMR funding

Jun 19, 2019

Jun 19, 2019

News Scan for Jun 19, 2019

Health worker presenteesim
Bacteremia, pneumonia in kids
No further Nipah in India

May 07, 2019

May 07, 2019

News Scan for May 07, 2019

Plague cases in Mongolia
Foodborne tularemia cluster
PCV13 pneumonia illness

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.

Feb 21, 2019

Feb 21, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 21, 2019

XDR gonorrhea clone
New metallo-beta-lactamase
Fast track for pneumonia antibiotic

Feb 06, 2019

Feb 06, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 06, 2019

FDA to review new Merck antibiotics
CARB-X novel antibiotic funding
Antibiotic prescribing intervention in China

Jan 31, 2019

Jan 31, 2019

News Scan for Jan 31, 2019

More Saudi MERS cases
High flu vaccine protection in kids
FDA tag for pneumococcal vaccine
Lyme vaccine trial results

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.

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