News & Perspective

May 30, 2018

May 30, 2018
DR Congo vaccination

Ebola cases drop as more specimens test negative

Cases now total 51, and vaccine uptake has been high among more than 900 case contacts identified.

May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018
Remote Ebola

Ebola outbreak response shifts to remote DRC hot spots

Vaccination is under way in two remote areas as officials get closer to testing as many as five treatments.

May 29, 2018

News Scan for May 29, 2018

MERS case in UAE
Southern Hemisphere flu rise
May 29, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 29, 2018

European antibiotic use
NICU stewardship
Modified urine-culture reports
Stewardship in PharmD curricula
Fatal Elizabethkingia and prescribing

May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018
Ebola community

DRC Ebola response faces community resistance as report analyzes US policy

A report from the Kaiser Family Foundation says the US role in outbreak response is key but less prominent in the face of stronger international capacity.

May 25, 2018
Premature infant

Data show vast majority of preemies treated with antibiotics

Almost 80% of premature infants get early antibiotic treatment, with little change in recent years.

May 25, 2018
Tick on white clothing

Study: Treated clothes stop ticks in their tracks

One-minute permethrin exposure led to a loss of normal movement for all three tick species.

May 25, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 25, 2018

MCR-1, MCR-3 in Korea
Scottish stewardship program
Hypervirulent, XDR Klebsiella in Taiwan
Antibiotics in McDonald's beef
NDM plus MCR-1 in E coli
C diff and sharps containers
New CARB-X support
Antibiotics and gastroenteritis
May 25, 2018

News Scan for May 25, 2018

Nipah virus in India
Salmonella and kratom
New US pediatric flu death
MCR-1, MCR-3 in Korea
Polio in Nigeria

May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018

News Scan for May 24, 2018

Tracking global health security
ECMO, ARDS, and death rates

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