News & Perspective

Jun 18, 2019

Jun 18, 2019
Global antibiotic prescribing

New AWaRe tool aims to guide antibiotic use globally

WHO director: "All countries must strike a balance between ensuring access to life-saving antibiotics and slowing drug resistance."

Jun 07, 2019

Jun 07, 2019

News Scan for Jun 07, 2019

New resistant-TB drug
Polio in 3 nations
TB test shortage
Avian flu in Mexico, South Africa

Jun 06, 2019

Jun 06, 2019
Doctor with African children

Follow-up study: Mass azithromycin still tied to fewer child deaths

A longer-term study in Niger finds much the same protective effect.

May 30, 2019

May 30, 2019

News Scan for May 30, 2019

Polio emergency extension
MRSA in VA hospitals, nursing homes
Reduced antibiotic use in UK pigs

May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019

News Scan for May 28, 2019

Flour E coli outbreak
Prospective audit and feedback outcomes
Southern Hemisphere flu rise
Yellow fever in Uganda
Polio in Central African Republic

May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 24, 2019

WHA and antimicrobial resistance
Urgent sepsis antibiotics
Resistant Pseudomonas from Mexico
Antibiotic prescribing nudge
Unnecessary testing, treatment for kids' pneumonia
Fewer antibiotics for implant infections
Artificial intelligence for AMR
May 24, 2019

News Scan for May 24, 2019

WHA and antimicrobial resistance
FDA OKs Zika test
US pediatric flu deaths
Pakistan polio cases

May 20, 2019

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

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 16, 2019

May 16, 2019

News Scan for May 16, 2019

Antibiotics in school beef
MERS hospital outbreak analysis
Monkeypox in Singapore

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