News & Perspective

May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019
Boy with measles

CDC: 41 new measles cases in US, 880 total

The agency is tracking 10 active outbreaks across the country, including one involving almost 500 cases in New York City.

May 20, 2019

News Scan for May 20, 2019

MERS in Saudi Arabia
Fewer antibiotics for implant infections
Artificial intelligence for AMR

May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019
Polio shot

Four new polio cases in Pakistan as study tackles partial-dose vaccination

The study supports WHO guidance for conserving vaccine during shortages.

May 17, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 17, 2019

Northern Ireland AMR plan
Rapid susceptibility tests
Unnecessary abx for respiratory infections
Antibiotics in school beef
UK veterinary stewardship policy
Improper prescribing in seniors
Resistant TB testing in China
Antibiotic production partnership
MCR-1 in chickens, camels
New CARB-X funding
Grant for TB research
May 17, 2019

News Scan for May 17, 2019

Ebola in the DRC
Yellow fever mortality
May 17, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 17, 2019

Northern Ireland AMR plan
Rapid susceptibility tests
Unneeded antibiotics for respiratory infections

May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019
Ebola burial team

Ebola setting in 'unpredictable calm' as cases rise by 21

So far 68% of deaths have occurred outside of Ebola treatment centers, a worrisome statistic.

May 16, 2019
Measles in child

More US measles cases, links to international travel noted

International travel and low vaccination rates have combined to ignite outbreaks.

May 16, 2019

News Scan for May 16, 2019

Antibiotics in school beef
MERS hospital outbreak analysis
Monkeypox in Singapore
May 16, 2019

Food Outbreak Scan for May 16, 2019

Tahini Salmonella outbreak
Salmonella and live poultry

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