News & Perspective

Nov 22, 2017

Nov 22, 2017
Blurry patient on gurney in hospital

Study confirms, clarifies pathways in 2008 superbug outbreak

Researchers detail both intra-hospital and between-facility disease transmission.

Nov 22, 2017
Kneading dough

Report details unlikely culprit of E coli outbreak: flour

Because of its low-moisture properties, flour is an unusual conduit of E coli bacteria.

Nov 22, 2017

News Scan for Nov 22, 2017

H7N9 cluster analysis
Impact of malaria funding cuts
Cost of measles
Cholera vaccine protection
Nov 22, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 22, 2017

C diff and stewardship
Clinical decision support
EMR protocol and C diff rates

Nov 21, 2017

Nov 21, 2017
Raw milk in barn

CDC issues raw milk Brucella warning for 4 states

The CDC says everyone who consumed milk from Udder Milk in the past 6 months should receive antibiotics.

Nov 21, 2017
Bonobo

New malaria parasite discovered in bonobos

The new parasite is closely related to Plasmodium falciparum, which causes malaria in humans.

Nov 21, 2017

News Scan for Nov 21, 2017

Zika spread, complications
Monkeypox in Nigeria
Nov 21, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 21, 2017

Rise in Candida auris cases
Stewardship via telemedicine

Nov 20, 2017

Nov 20, 2017
DNA molecules

Study describes emergence, spread of MCR-1 gene

Isolates shared a background that took shape in 2006, when MCR-1 was first mobilized.

Nov 20, 2017

News Scan for Nov 20, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Zika in Miami-Dade
Plague in Madagascar

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