News & Perspective

Jun 18, 2018

Jun 18, 2018
Hospital patient

MERS in Saudi Arabia this year includes hospital and household clusters

Exposure in household settings can occur through close unprotected contact when caring for a family member infected with MERS-CoV.

Jun 18, 2018
Ebola eduction

More suspected Ebola cases noted, but total holds steady

The death toll remains at 28, and two African experts call the response swift at all levels.

Jun 18, 2018

News Scan for Jun 18, 2018

Rift Valley fever in Kenya
Canada's hepatitis C plan
Jun 18, 2018

Food Outbreak Scan for Jun 18, 2018

Cyclopora outbreak expands
Salmonella in cereal

Jun 15, 2018

Jun 15, 2018
Honey Smacks cereal

Honey Smacks cereal suspected in 31-state Salmonella outbreak

The outbreak has sickened 73 people, hospitalizing at least 23, and led to a cereal recall.

Jun 15, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jun 15, 2018

Nurses' role in stewardship
Antibiotics for nursing home residents
Less common CRE pathogens
Pharmacists' role in stewardship
Canadian stewardship success
Stand-by antibiotics
Individualized risk assessment
Carbapenem-focused stewardship
Colistin-resistant E coli in Vietnam
Influenza-MRSA coinfection in kids
Combo therapy for resistant Klebsiella
Jun 15, 2018

News Scan for Jun 15, 2018

Ebola count at 66
No polio in Venezuela
2nd Midwest Cyclospora outbreak
Legionnaires' and the VA
Avian flu outbreaks
Jun 15, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 15, 2018

Nurses' role in stewardship
Antibiotics for nursing home residents

Jun 14, 2018

Jun 14, 2018
Patient in serious condition

ECDC warns of healthcare threat posed by CRE

High and rising prevalence of CRE in some nations could pose a healthcare threat across Europe.

Jun 14, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 14, 2018

Less common CRE pathogens
Pharmacists' role in stewardship

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