News & Perspective

Feb 18, 2019

Feb 18, 2019

News Scan for Feb 18, 2019

More MERS infections
US flaccid myelitis cases
H9N2 avian flu case in China
Flu A and B illness differences
Human H3N2 flu challenge

Feb 12, 2019

Feb 12, 2019

News Scan for Feb 12, 2019

More Saudi MERS cases
Yellow fever in Brazil
Lassa fever in Guinea and Nigeria
Zika in Mexico
Gain-of-function H5N1 studies to resume

Jan 29, 2019

Jan 29, 2019
DR Congo women

Katwa remains outbreak hot spot as Ebola cases reach 743

Four of the 7 new cases were reported in Katwa, the latest outbreak hot spot.

Jan 18, 2019

Jan 18, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jan 18, 2019

New CARB-X funding
VRE in Swiss hospitals
Antibiotic overprescribing in tots
Fast track for new C diff drug
Stewardship in pediatric surgery
MRSA decline in Germany
Antibiotic resistance on pig farms
Resistance genes in Bolivian river
Stewardship in English hospitals
Whiff of C diff in pets
Fecal microbiota transplant trial

Jan 14, 2019

Jan 14, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 14, 2019

Stewardship in English hospitals
Whiff of C diff in pets
Fecal microbiota transplant trial

Dec 13, 2018

Dec 13, 2018
Ebola baby

Officials note 10 new Ebola cases as youngest patient recovers

Also, the NIAID has reached an agreement to license an experimental treatment.

Nov 08, 2018

Nov 08, 2018
Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the gonorrhea bacterium

New gonorrhea antibiotic shows efficacy in small trial

The drug, zoliflodacin, was highly effective in treating urogenital and rectal infections but not pharyngeal cases.

Oct 30, 2018

Oct 30, 2018
ebola vaccine

Ebola total hits 276 as lasting effect noted for 3 vaccines

Immune response lasted 2.5 years for the vaccines, the longest yet in ongoing studies of Ebola immunization.

Oct 18, 2018

Oct 18, 2018

News Scan for Oct 18, 2018

Lassa spread in Nigeria
US arbovirus trends
Identifying infection prevention gaps

Oct 11, 2018

Oct 11, 2018
Bacillus subtillis

Research reveals probiotic's potential against Staph

Bacillus could be a tool to decolonize patients found to carry S aureus in their nose or intestines.

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