News & Perspective

May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019
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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.

Jul 13, 2018

Jul 13, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 13, 2018

Stewardship nudge
MDR-TB in kids
Mycoplasma genitalium guidelines
Fluoroquinolone safety update
Kids' fever and antibiotics
Resistant Klebsiella in Europe
Ceftolozane-tazobactam against E coli
UK competition for AMR innovation
Funding for new gonorrhea drug
Antibiotic course for pneumonia
CRE reduction in Israel
Southeast Asian neonatal infections

Dec 27, 2016

Dec 27, 2016
Gray heron

Greece and Bulgaria latest countries to report avian flu outbreaks

Meanwhile, many countries across Europe and Asia continue to battle outbreaks of several strains.

Nov 14, 2016

Nov 14, 2016
White rooster

H5N8 detected in poultry in Israel, Hungary, India

The strain has also been detected farther west in Europe in wild birds in Switzerland, as well as in Germany.

Oct 07, 2016

Oct 07, 2016

ASP News Scan for Oct 07, 2016

High-dose colistin treatment
Microbiome stewardship research
BARDA funds rapid diagnostic test
Resistant Shigella
AMR and poverty
MRSA in UK pork
Online antibiotic Rx

Sep 16, 2016

Sep 16, 2016

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 16, 2016

Colistin resistance in France
NDM-1 in Vibrio isolates
MDR-TB cure rates
Multidrug-resistant CRE
MDR pathogens in Syrian kids
New C diff antibiotic
Bacteria in water

Sep 10, 2013

Sep 10, 2013

News Scan for Sep 10, 2013

Possible MERS vaccine candidate
US Cyclospora cases
More poliovirus in Israel
UK drug-resistance plan

Aug 05, 2013

Aug 05, 2013

News Scan for Aug 05, 2013

MERS cluster profiled
Polio vaccination in Israel
H5N3 detected in Taiwan
H5N1 in Nepal, India

Nov 19, 2012

Nov 19, 2012

FAO sees signs of decline in H5N1 outbreaks

(CIDRAP News) – The number of reported H5N1 avian influenza outbreaks in poultry and wild birds has decreased since mid 2011 and was down sharply in the second quarter of this year, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said in a quarterly update on the ongoing situation.

Aug 29, 2011

Aug 29, 2011

FAO warns of possible H5N1 resurgence in birds

(CIDRAP News) – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) expressed renewed concern today about H5N1 avian influenza, warning of a "possible major resurgence" of bird outbreaks and saying that a vaccine-evading strain has emerged in Vietnam and China.

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