News & Perspective

Oct 04, 2019

Oct 04, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 04, 2019

Resistant urinary tract infections
Rapid diagnostic test data
New antibiotic vs gram-neg pneumonia
FDA review of kids' C diff treatment
MRSA nasal screening
MDR Acinetobacter baumannii pneumonia
Fluoroquinolone stewardship
Trial of new gonorrhea antibiotic
Rapid viral diagnostics trial

Aug 12, 2019

Aug 12, 2019
PAHO measles

Global measles outbreaks make 2019 a record-setting year

In US developments, the CDC confirms 10 more cases, and New York reports a new outbreak in a Mennonite community.

May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019
international flight

Measles surges in Europe and Tunisia; study identifies at-risk US locations

The WHO is stepping up its response in Europe, as cases surge in Tunisa and researchers plot at-risk US sites.

Apr 18, 2019

Apr 18, 2019

New metric aims to simplify how global resistance is measured

The Drug Resistance Index shows disparities in the effectiveness of antibiotics in high- and low-income countries.

Apr 15, 2019

Apr 15, 2019
Measles virion

With 90 more measles cases, US nears record year

US cases have climbed to 555 and at the current pace would eclipse 2014's total within weeks.

Apr 02, 2019

Apr 02, 2019

Flu Scan for Apr 02, 2019

Flu ebb in Northern Hemisphere
Flu vaccine and heart failure
High-path avian flu outbreaks

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

Oct 16, 2018

Oct 16, 2018

News Scan for Oct 16, 2018

Ebola infections in DRC
New Saudi MERS case
MERS risk in South Korea
Global flu ebbing

Sep 26, 2018

Sep 26, 2018

News Scan for Sep 26, 2018

Expanded retail info in food recalls
Flu transmission and humidity
Novel pertussis vaccine
Global TB commitment

Aug 31, 2018

Aug 31, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Aug 31, 2018

C diff testing in the NICU
Resistant gonorrhea in Europe
ESBL bacteria in sprouts
Antibiotic resistance risk factors
Business case for stewardship
UK FMT C diff guidelines
Pharmacist-led stewardship
Typhoid vaccine as stewardship tool
Web training for antibiotic stewardship
Chest x-ray and pneumonia
New antibiotic for intra-abdominal infections
Bedaquiline for MDR-TB
Australian stewardship study

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