News & Perspective

Mar 27, 2019

Mar 27, 2019
Wastewater treatment plant

Resistance genes in wastewater shown to mirror clinical resistance

Findings followed a north-to-south gradient in Europe.

Mar 27, 2019
Assessing cholera dehydration

Yemen cholera spike renews fears of another huge outbreak

More than 100,000 cases of watery diarrhea and suspected cholera have been reported.

Mar 27, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 27, 2019

Physician AMR disconnect
Oral vs IV antibiotics for UTI bacteremia
Ineffective molecular diagnostics

Mar 26, 2019

Mar 26, 2019
DRC hand washing chlorination, Oxfam

Ebola sickens 6 more in DR Congo

Nonprofit group Oxfam worries that upcoming local elections may trigger more violence and impede response activities.

Mar 26, 2019

News Scan for Mar 26, 2019

Limits of rapid diagnostics
Measles in Michigan, NY
More Lassa in Nigeria

Mar 25, 2019

Mar 25, 2019
Mother and child in Ebola region

Ebola cases pass 1,000 as DRC records 58 cases last week

"This outbreak has gone on far too long," WHO chief says.

Mar 25, 2019
Senior female hospital patient

CDC: Flu season stretches on with late H3N2 push

The CDC says the surging H3N2 strain is especially tough on older adults.

Mar 25, 2019
Zoo peacock

Four countries report avian flu outbreaks in poultry

China reports a highly pathogenic H7N9 avian flu outbreak, its first since September 2017.

Mar 25, 2019

News Scan for Mar 25, 2019

Measles in California, US
MERS in Saudi Arabia
More ground beef Salmonella
New polio case in Nigeria
Mar 25, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 25, 2019

Peer comparison and fluoroquinolone use
Antipseudomonal combo therapy


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