News & Perspective

Dec 07, 2018

Dec 07, 2018
Rebel forces in the DRC

Rebels strike again near Beni as DRC Ebola total hits 477

Female patients represent 62% of cases, and children 14 years and under 24%—worrisome statistics.

Dec 07, 2018
Klebsiella pneumoniae

Deadly, highly resistant Klebsiella found in Indian hospital

The findings are the first reported of the hypervirulent, highly resistant strain outside of China.

Dec 07, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 07, 2018

Costco antibiotic policy
Severe MRSA in China, Australia
Antibiotic cycling and MRSA, C diff incidence
Antibiotic time-outs
Resistant gonorrhea in Europe
Procalcitonin-guided antibiotic therapy
'Expected practice' and short-course antibiotics
UTI management bundle
Dec 07, 2018

News Scan for Dec 07, 2018

More romaine E coli cases
Costco antibiotic policy
Polio in 3 countries
Imported malaria in UK
Dec 07, 2018

Flu Scan for Dec 07, 2018

Steady US flu activity
Pandemic preparedness bill

Dec 06, 2018

Dec 06, 2018
PPE for Ebola decontamination

Ebola cases spike as WHO warns of possible reintroduction

Officials confirm 13 new cases, bringing the outbreak total to 471 cases and 273 deaths.

Dec 06, 2018
Pregnant African woman

Guidance seeks to increase outbreak vaccines in pregnant women

"We have to make sure pregnant women are on the agenda, so they will never again be left unprotected."

Dec 06, 2018
Chicken in market

Reports: India set to ban use of colistin in livestock

India's government may be nearing a ban on using the antibiotic of last resort for growth promotion.

Dec 06, 2018

News Scan for Dec 06, 2018

Flu shot rejection
Migrant heath misperceptions
Deadly yellow fever outbreak

Dec 05, 2018

Dec 05, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 05, 2018

Severe MRSA in China, Australia
Antibiotic cycling and MRSA, C diff incidence
Antibiotic time-outs

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