News & Perspective

Jun 14, 2019

Jun 14, 2019
WHO Director-General Tedros

WHO experts again say Ebola not global health emergency

The panel expressed serious worry over the threat to the region and over funding.

Jun 14, 2019
Salmonella colonies in petrie dish

Colistin-resistance gene MCR-3.1 makes US appearance

The sample was from 2014, so the discovery has implications for the US spread of colistin resistance.

Jun 14, 2019
Gut microbiome

FDA issues alert after fecal microbiota transplant death

One patient is dead and one ill after contracting drug-resistant E coli after FMT.

Jun 14, 2019

News Scan for Jun 14, 2019

Southern Hemisphere flu rise
Polio in 3 countries
Prion disease 'mini brain'
Jun 14, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 14, 2019

Nebraska superbug warning
Urine culture stewardship
Candida auris spread

Jun 13, 2019

Jun 13, 2019
PPE routine in Ebola treatment center

Ebola outbreak in DRC, Uganda tops 2,100 cases

The grandmother of the 5-year-old boy identified in Uganda has also died, and the family cluster is at 8 cases.

Jun 13, 2019

News Scan for Jun 13, 2019

Salmonella tied to live poultry
Cutaneous anthrax in Italy
Favipiravir for Bourbon virus
Jun 13, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 13, 2019

Antibiotic stewardship in Canada
Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas

Jun 12, 2019

Jun 12, 2019
Scrutinizing report with magnifying glass

Experts: Policies to cut antibiotic use need more scrutiny

Many government policies were evaluated using low-quality, non-randomized designs.

Jun 12, 2019

News Scan for Jun 12, 2019

Cell- vs egg-based flu vaccines
Flu vaccine protection in India

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