News & Perspective

Feb 02, 2018

Feb 02, 2018
Angkor, Cambodia

Drug-resistant malaria spreading fast in Southeast Asia

Strains with key drug-resistance genes grew from 16% of samples in 2008 to 68% in 2013.

Feb 02, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Feb 02, 2018

Gram-negative pneumonia antibiotic
Antibiotic-resistant E coli
Colistin use in Indian poultry
AMR threat in Southeast Asia
Contaminated ice machines
MDR-TB cases in Georgia
Resistant Campylobacter in pups
New antimicrobials
Oral C diff drug approved
Tailored UTI prescribing
Zinc in pig feed and MDR E coli
Feb 02, 2018

News Scan for Feb 02, 2018

Polio in Afghanistan
Zika journal supplement
Avian flu in South Africa, Taiwan

Feb 01, 2018

Feb 01, 2018
Flu vaccination

Canadian data show low flu vaccine protection against H3N2

Protection against the H3N2 strain was 17%—and not statistically significant.

Feb 01, 2018

News Scan for Feb 01, 2018

Yellow fever in Brazil
Lone star ticks not Lyme spreaders
Seoul virus in US, Canada
Malaria, yellow fever travel notices
Feb 01, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 01, 2018

Colistin use in Indian poultry
AMR threat in Southeast Asia
Contaminated ice machines

Jan 31, 2018

Jan 31, 2018
Culex mosquito

Mouse study hints West Nile may cause Zika-like birth defects

It's too soon to know if the study applies to people, but West Nile caused fetal brain damage and death in mice.

Jan 31, 2018
Malaria treatment

Malaria in pregnancy now complicated by drug resistance

Recent gains in preventing the disease in pregnancy may be lost as resistance to prophylactic treatment rises.

Jan 31, 2018

News Scan for Jan 31, 2018

CDC director resigns
Zika-chikungunya-dengue cases
Malaria in the Americas
Jan 31, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 31, 2018

MDR-TB cases in Georgia
Resistant Campylobacter in pups

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