News & Perspective

Mar 15, 2019

Mar 15, 2019
Sick girl in bed

Wave of H3N2 cases keeps US flu activity high

Several indicators show a downward trend, but deaths in kids have reached 68 and hospitalizations continue to climb.

Mar 15, 2019

News Scan for Mar 15, 2019

Botulism from home-canned peas
More turkey Salmonella
Safety rules for agricultural water
Polio in Nigeria

Mar 14, 2019

Mar 14, 2019
Tedros in DRC

WHO chief says much larger Ebola outbreak averted

Tedros said there are signs the virus is retreating, but added that security is still the main challenge for health workers.

Mar 13, 2019

Mar 13, 2019

Antibiotics before miscarriage surgery not tied to fewer infections

A benefit was found, however, when pelvic infection was defined by strict criteria.

Mar 08, 2019

Mar 08, 2019
Older woman in hospital bed

CDC: Flu activity still high, linked to 8 new kids' deaths

Clinic visits for flulike illness drop a bit, but other major indicators rise.

Mar 08, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 08, 2019

Home therapy for kids' cellulitis
Antibiotics and UTI relapse
Outpatient surgery overprescribing
Resistance prevalence and sepsis
Resistant gonorrhea strain
Empiric antibiotics and UTI
Surgery-linked resistant Pseudomonas
Preventing healthcare-related infection
Resistance and sustainable development
New CARB-X funding
ESBL prediction models

Mar 05, 2019

Mar 05, 2019
Wound care

CDC: Progress stalled against staph, MRSA infections

The rate of decline of MRSA bloodstream infections in US hospitals has slowed since 2012.

Mar 05, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 05, 2019

Empiric antibiotics and UTI
Surgery-linked resistant Pseudomonas
Preventing healthcare-related infection

Mar 04, 2019

Mar 04, 2019

News Scan for Mar 04, 2019

US measles rise
More acute flaccid myelitis
Nipah virus in Bangladesh
Novel H5N2 avian flu in Egypt
Global polio emergency

Mar 01, 2019

Mar 01, 2019
Sick girl in hospital

US flu activity stays high as 15 new deaths in kids reported

Pediatric flu deaths have now reached 56, and activity is widespread nationwide.

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