News & Perspective

Oct 03, 2018

Oct 03, 2018

News Scan for Oct 03, 2018

Ebola treatment trial
More egg-linked Salmonella
New tetracycline approved
Cholera in Zimbabwe

Sep 28, 2018

Sep 28, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 28, 2018

Race and antibiotics
UK-Africa AMR partnership
Multidrug-resistant fungus
Incentives for antibiotic development
Fecal transplant for stem cell recipients
Antifungal stewardship
CARB-X call for open data
Resistance-tracking partnership
ESBL E coli in meat

Sep 27, 2018

Sep 27, 2018
Aedes albopictus mosquito

Report on bodily fluids shows Zika persistence in semen

The data suggest that, for the vast majority of men, Zika RNA is cleared from semen within 4 months.

Sep 27, 2018
Child receiving flu shot

CDC notes flu vaccine uptake down a bit in young kids

Coverage in kids 4 and younger was 67.8% last season, down 2.2 percentage points.

Sep 27, 2018

News Scan for Sep 27, 2018

Multidrug-resistant fungus
Final cereal Salmonella count
Congo yellow fever vaccine steps

Sep 26, 2018

Sep 26, 2018
Drug researchers

HHS, CDC issue AMR 'challenge' to public, private sectors

More than 100 governments, drug firms, and others have already made commitments.

Sep 25, 2018

Sep 25, 2018

News Scan for Sep 25, 2018

Adjuvanted TB vaccine
Congenital syphilis surge
Undiagnosed Disease Network grows
H5N6 in Vietnamese poultry

Sep 21, 2018

Sep 21, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 21, 2018

CARB-X growth
Carbapenem resistance in US hospitals
Data-sharing tool for antibiotic discovery
Antimicrobial stewardship in clinics
Antibiotic use in US seniors
Gut microbiota and bloodstream infections
Azithromycin resistance in N gonorrhoeae
UK antibiotic prescribing
Viral diagnostic shows promise
MDR urinary tract infections

Sep 20, 2018

Sep 20, 2018
Adorable puppies

CDC blames MDR Campylobacter outbreak on pet-store puppy exposure

The outbreak, which began in 2016, affected 118 people in 18 states.

Sep 19, 2018

Sep 19, 2018
Cilantro and basil

US officials probe Cyclospora spike, tainted US produce

Some illnesses reflect restaurant clusters linked to contaminated basil, cilantro.

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