News & Perspective

Nov 20, 2017

Nov 20, 2017

H5N6 sickens Chinese man, strikes duck farm in South Korea

In South Korea, H5N6 developments in poultry prompted a move to the highest avian flu alert level.

Nov 17, 2017

Nov 17, 2017
Neutrophil ingesting MRSA

Survey highlights progress on national AMR action plans

Over 90% of the world's population live in a nation that has created or is working on an action plan.

Nov 17, 2017
TB xray

Global health ministers commit to end TB

Commitments included scaling up research investments and building a framework for country accountability on steps to reach the declaration's goals.

Nov 17, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 17, 2017

Primary care stewardship
No-touch superbug disinfection
Surgical antimicrobial prescribing
Ceftriaxone-resistant gonorrhea
E coli ST131
Single-room ICU design
ECDC CRE guidance
European research funding
Optimal MDR-TB treatment
Real-time resistance tracker
Salmonella in calves
Drug-resistant malaria controversy
US AMR progress
Antimicrobial use in Northern Ireland
Resistance in space
Nov 17, 2017

News Scan for Nov 17, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Polio in Afghanistan
Tainted tiny turtles
Pandemic planning guide
US flu rises
Nov 17, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 17, 2017

Primary care stewardship
No-touch superbug disinfection
Surgical antimicrobial prescribing

Nov 16, 2017

Nov 16, 2017
Bacteriophages

To save a life, doctors turn to bacteria-killing viruses

Scientists can't be sure phage therapy saved a man's life, but it holds much promise in treating dangerous superbugs.

Nov 16, 2017
Ebola blood vial

Reports detail Ebola post-exposure guidance, fatality risk

Analysis of blood samples provides clues about how the disease unfolds and which patients are more likely to die.

Nov 16, 2017

News Scan for Nov 16, 2017

Marburg outbreak winds down
Flu vax text alerts
Diphtheria in Latin America
Yemen health crisis
Avian flu in Brazil
Nov 16, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 16, 2017

Ceftriaxone-resistant gonorrhea
E coli ST131 in China
Single-room ICU design

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