News & Perspective

Jun 19, 2014

Jun 19, 2014
Finger infection

IDSA updates guidelines on skin and soft-tissue infections

The IDSA stressed that many infections heal on their own or don't need antibiotics.

Jun 12, 2014

Jun 12, 2014
Hospital meeting

Groups unveil steps against bloodstream, MRSA infections

The evidence-based guidance is part of a series on preventing hospital infections.

May 07, 2014

May 07, 2014

News Scan for May 07, 2014

MERS antibodies in Kenyan camels
Chikungunya in Haiti
C diff guidance
USDA outbreak probes

Dec 12, 2013

Dec 12, 2013

News Scan for Dec 12, 2013

Mandatory HCP vaccinations
NYC flu vaccine mandate
Lyme carditis and death

Dec 05, 2013

Dec 05, 2013

News Scan for Dec 05, 2013

Two Saudi MERS cases
Vaccinations for immunocompromised
E coli from raw ground beef
Polio cases up in Pakistan

Nov 12, 2013

Nov 12, 2013

News Scan for Nov 12, 2013

Pneumonia in children
Possible pandemic risk bias
New IDSA journal

Nov 07, 2013

Nov 07, 2013
Lab worker loading PCR samples

IDSA seeks pathway to better diagnostic tests

The group says we need better diagnostic tests to expedite treatment decisions.

Oct 04, 2013

Oct 04, 2013

News Scan for Oct 04, 2013

Norovirus vaccine tested
Promising antiviral compounds
MDR-TB treatment completion

Oct 03, 2013

Oct 03, 2013
Throat exam

Study: Antibiotic overuse still the rule for sore throat, bronchitis

The rate of needless antibiotic prescribing for the two conditions has stayed level for years.

Oct 01, 2013

Oct 01, 2013
US Capitol building

Fed shutdown affects disease detection, food safety

Response to seasonal flu, H7N9, MERS, and other threats could be markedly diminished.

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