News & Perspective

Mar 21, 2019

Mar 21, 2019
Lung x-ray on tablet

TB in US at all-time low, but global decline small

As has been the case, California, Florida, New York, and Texas reported half of all TB cases.

Mar 21, 2019

News Scan for Mar 21, 2019

CDC updates Zika guidelines
Investments to end TB
Foodborne disease in soldiers
Yellow fever vaccine in Sudan
Cryptosporidium in groundwater

Mar 20, 2019

Mar 20, 2019

News Scan for Mar 20, 2019

Gloves, gowns, and MDROs
WHO drug-resistant TB guidelines
Antibiotic development partnership
Lung disease bacteria in tap water

Mar 11, 2019

Mar 11, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 11, 2019

VA outpatient prescribing
FDA to review new TB drug

Feb 08, 2019

Feb 08, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 08, 2019

Inadequate TB drug-susceptibility testing
New UK guidance on antibiotics for acute cough

Mar 19, 2019

Mar 19, 2019
Using stethoscope to assess lungs

Report highlights success, challenges in fight to end TB

Though incidence is down, treatment success for resistant strains is low.

Mar 14, 2019

Mar 14, 2019
Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria

Trial data support shorter drug-resistant TB regimen

Short-course therapy led to a favorable outcome in 79% of patients, compared with 80% in long-course patients.

Dec 03, 2018

Dec 03, 2018

News Scan for Dec 03, 2018

Severe Zika thrombocytopenia
Polio outbreak over in Syria
UK vaccine center, more CEPI funds
TB funding climbs

Nov 02, 2018

Nov 02, 2018

News Scan for Nov 02, 2018

Polio in 4 countries
Avian flu in Minnesota, Vietnam
Testing for very resistant TB
New CWD type in moose?

Oct 19, 2018

Oct 19, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 19, 2018

Undetected MDR-TB in South Africa
Carbapenem prescribing algorithm

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