News & Perspective

Oct 08, 2018

Oct 08, 2018
burial decontamination

DRC records 12 new Ebola cases over the weekend

The flurry of new cases include 3 classified as probable involving people buried before samples were obtained.

Oct 08, 2018
child in wheelchair

States and CDC probe reports of rare poliolike symptoms in kids

Minnesota recently reported 6 cases, and some of Colorado's cases were associated with EV-D71.

Oct 08, 2018

News Scan for Oct 08, 2018

FDA approves expanded Gardasil use
Cholera cases rise in Zimbabwe and Niger
Oct 08, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 08, 2018

Vaccines for AMR
Stewardship guide for low-resource settings
Resistant bacteria transmission in nursing homes

Oct 05, 2018

Oct 05, 2018
clinic prescription

Study: Outpatient antibiotics widely prescribed without an infection diagnosis

The new study sheds light on prescribing missed in other studies, including for conditions without an in-patient visit.

Oct 05, 2018
veggie platter

CDC details summer spike in Cyclospora cases

The CDC said only one third of the cases were linked to two major outbreaks and that it is exploring if a change in testing practices contributed to more detections.

Oct 05, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 05, 2018

MRSA de-colonization of therapy dogs
Multiple Candida auris introductions
Early stewardship interventions
Bacteriophage clinical trial
Improper antibiotic prescribing in China
Point-of-care flu tests and antibiotics
New tetracycline approved
Combo antibiotic for CRE
Telemedicine and antibiotic prescribing
FDA approves new antibiotic
Linezolid resistance in food animals
Water consumption and UTIs
Oct 05, 2018

News Scan for Oct 05, 2018

Yemen cholera vaccination
New polio cases
WHO on monkeypox in Nigeria
Universal flu vaccine contract
Oct 05, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 05, 2018

MRSA de-colonization of therapy dogs
Multiple Candida auris introductions
Early stewardship intervention

Oct 04, 2018

Oct 04, 2018
Raw burger and ham

FSIS recalls beef, ham in Salmonella, Listeria outbreaks

Fifty-seven people have fallen ill with salmonellosis, while Listeria has caused 1 death.

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