News & Perspective

Feb 07, 2020

Feb 07, 2020

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Feb 07, 2020

Sewage-based AMR surveillance
Resistance genes in Chicago waterways
Antibiotic combo for pneumonia
CARB-X funding for rapid diagnostic test
Antibiotic resistomes in the mouth
FDA bacitracin withdrawal request
CRE outbreak in Lithuania
ID consult stewardship

Feb 03, 2020

Feb 03, 2020

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 03, 2020

FDA bacitracin withdrawal request
CRE outbreak in Lithuania
ID consult stewardship

Feb 23, 2020

Feb 23, 2020
Padua, Italy, in Veneto region

COVID-19 surges continue in South Korea, Italy

Korea confirms 379 new cases and 602 overall, and infections in Italy spike to 132.

Feb 22, 2020

Feb 22, 2020
Daegu

Korean COVID-19 cases double; Iran-linked infections climb

In other developments, Italy's outbreak expanded and a California city blocked a plan to move evacuees from Travis Air Force Base.

Feb 21, 2020

Feb 21, 2020
Airport arrival board for Middle East flights

Canada, Lebanon report Iran-linked COVID-19 cases as concerns rise

As infections outside of China increase, China's total tops 75,000 cases.

Feb 20, 2020

Feb 20, 2020
Mosque in Qom, Iran

Iran notes more COVID-19 cases as 2 from Diamond Princess die

Also, South Korea cases almost double, to 104, many part of a church cluster.

Feb 19, 2020

Feb 19, 2020
ICU patient

China's COVID-19 death toll tops 2,000; Iran reports first cases

Also today, 79 more Diamond Princess infections were reportedraising cruise ship totals to 621 and the WHO details stepped-up response measures regarding the Westerdam ship in Cambodia.

Feb 19, 2020
Woman with cell phone and surgical mask

Studies show COVID-19 virus likely has multiple infection routes

Data suggest the possibility that COVID-19 could be transmitted via respiratory, fecal-oral, or body fluid routes.

Feb 18, 2020

Feb 18, 2020
Chinese woman with mask in front of mask mural

China COVID-19 cases rise, as do worries over Diamond Princess risk

Research news includes evidence of person-to-person spread before symptoms.

Feb 17, 2020

Feb 17, 2020
Lab scientist pipetting

More outbreak details emerge as COVID-19 cases top 70,000

A study of 44,672 cases reveals that 14% were severe and 5% critical.

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