News & Perspective

Sep 20, 2019

Sep 20, 2019
flu vaccine

Trump signs executive order to improve flu vaccines

A task force will identify priorities and monitor progress, and HHS will coordinate efforts.

Sep 20, 2019
Ducks on motorcycle in Asia

Antibiotic resistance in farm animals tied to global hot spots

"India and China are by far the biggest hot spots of antimicrobial resistance in animals."

Sep 20, 2019
UN Ebola lead David Gressly

UN Ebola lead Gressly visits Ituri, DRC, promises funds

"Ebola is a reality, not a chimera," Gressly says, urging cooperation with response efforts.

Jul 26, 2019

Jul 26, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 26, 2019

NYC stewardship initiative
BARDA funds for new antibiotic
Cost of hospital C diff
MCR-1, MCR-3 E coli combo
New resistant Pseudomonas cases
Candida auris and climate change
India bans colistin in food animals
Stewardship at the end of life
Strep test and overprescribing
Jul 26, 2019

News Scan for Jul 26, 2019

DRC Ebola rise
Universal flu vaccine push
MERS in Saudi Arabia
More DRC polio cases
Jul 26, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 26, 2019

NYC stewardship initiative
BARDA funds for new antibiotic

Sep 19, 2019

Sep 19, 2019
Hand sanitizer use

Hand sanitizer shown less effective than hand washing against flu

The problem appears to be a mucus barrier that takes awhile to overcome.

Jul 25, 2019

Jul 25, 2019

News Scan for Jul 25, 2019

MERS vaccine trial
Cyclospora rise in Virginia
Chikungunya vaccine award
Human Powassan case
Jul 25, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 25, 2019

Cost of hospital C diff
MCR-1, MCR-3 E coli combo
New resistant Pseudomonas cases

Jul 24, 2019

Jul 24, 2019

News Scan for Jul 24, 2019

Candida auris and climate change
Australian Listeria infections

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