News & Perspective

Oct 31, 2018

Oct 31, 2018

Two studies tie early antibiotic exposure to increased obesity risk

Both studies found that antibiotics in the first 2 years of life were associated with increased weight gain. 

Oct 31, 2018
UN Security Council

UN calls down international law in DRC Ebola outbreak

The Security Council passed a resolution to "ensure full, safe, immediate, and unhindered access" in outbreak areas.

Oct 31, 2018

News Scan for Oct 31, 2018

Saudi MERS cases
Congenital Zika
Flu rise in Asia, elsewhere
Enterovirus blood testing
Oct 31, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 31, 2018

Antibiotics for COPD
MCR resistance genes in Vietnam
Cefto-tazo for MDR Pseudomonas

Oct 30, 2018

Oct 30, 2018
ebola vaccine

Ebola total hits 276 as lasting effect noted for 3 vaccines

Immune response lasted 2.5 years for the vaccines, the longest yet in ongoing studies of Ebola immunization.

Oct 30, 2018

News Scan for Oct 30, 2018

Acute flaccid myelitis cases
Zika in monkeys
Evidence of MERS in camel workers
Bipartisan public health support
Oct 30, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 30, 2018

Drug-resistant UTIs
Hospital antifungal stewardship
Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas risk

Oct 29, 2018

Oct 29, 2018
Safe Ebola burial

DRC records 17 new Ebola cases in nation's 3rd-largest outbreak

The cases bring the total to 274, including 139 deaths.

Oct 29, 2018

News Scan for Oct 29, 2018

MERS in Saudi Arabia
Fatal adenovirus in NJ
Medical vaccine exemptions
Oct 29, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 29, 2018

Decline in pediatric Staph, MRSA
Candida auris uptick


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