News & Perspective

Jan 31, 2018

Jan 31, 2018
Doctor with patient

Study finds age, race, provider type tied to improper prescribing

Multiple factors may affect antibiotic overprescribing.

Jan 30, 2018

Jan 30, 2018
Female scientist at microscope

New group aims to boost global AMR surveillance

SEDRIC will bring together experts in infectious diseases, epidemiology, and human and animal health to identify gaps.

Jan 30, 2018

News Scan for Jan 30, 2018

Saudi MERS case
US food safety agreement
New antimicrobials
Wolbachia mosquitoes
Suspected RVF in South Sudan
Global health cuts
Jan 30, 2018

Avian Flu Scan for Jan 30, 2018

H7 in Georgia mallards
More UK H5N6 outbreaks

Jan 29, 2018

Jan 29, 2018
Pulse on the globe

WHO releases its first report on global antibiotic resistance

The rate of non-susceptible bloodstream infections was as high as 82% in some nations.

Jan 29, 2018

News Scan for Jan 29, 2018

MERS in Saudi Arabia
North Korea H1N1 outbreak
Avian flu in Iraq, South Korea
Fast-tracked Zika vaccine
Aerosolized toilet flushes
New botulism toxin
Jan 29, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 29, 2018

Oral C diff drug approved
Tailored UTI prescribing
Zinc in pig feed and MDR E coli

Jan 26, 2018

Jan 26, 2018
Sick child in hospital

US flu levels continue to climb as 37 kids' deaths confirmed

The CDC notes 7 new kids' deaths and ILI levels nearing those seen in 2009.

Jan 26, 2018

News Scan for Jan 26, 2018

Saudi MERS recap
Polio in Afghanistan
Nigeria Lassa fever outbreak
Netherlands H5N6 detections
Jan 26, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 26, 2018

No antibiotics for sore throat
Old antibiotic shows promise
Antibiotic-free fast food

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