News & Perspective

Oct 15, 2018

Oct 15, 2018
Ebola treatment center orange fence

More Ebola cases as WHO weighs emergency declaration

The new cases lift the outbreak total to 211, including 135 deaths.

Oct 12, 2018

Oct 12, 2018
Safe dignifed Ebola burial

DRC Ebola cases top 200 as security problems fuel the spike

As officials report 11 new cases, the WHO says the situation is deteriorating.

Oct 12, 2018
Immunization history form

More young US kids not getting vaccinated

The median vaccine exemption rate in kindergartners climbed for the third year in a row, to 2.2%, and 1.3% of 2-year-olds get no vaccines.

Oct 12, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 12, 2018

Antibiotic duration for group B strep
C diff risk and antibiotics
Veterinary pharma controversy
Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas
Antibiotic use in animals
Vaccines for AMR
Stewardship guide for low-resource settings
Resistant bacteria transmission in nursing homes
Oct 12, 2018

News Scan for Oct 12, 2018

Polio cases in 4 countries
Monkeypox case in Israel
H5N6 in Chinese poultry
Oct 12, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 12, 2018

Antibiotic duration for group B strep
C diff risk and antibiotics
Veterinary pharma controversy

Oct 11, 2018

Oct 11, 2018
Temperature taking at Africa school

Spread in school noted as DRC Ebola cases mount

A humanitarian group highlights transmission within a school and more response disruption.

Oct 11, 2018
Pregnancy checkup

Study: Vaccine prevents flu hospitalization in pregnant women

Flu vaccination during pregnancy may cut a woman's chance of hospitalization by 40%.

Oct 11, 2018
Bacillus subtillis

Research reveals probiotic's potential against Staph

Bacillus could be a tool to decolonize patients found to carry S aureus in their nose or intestines.

Oct 11, 2018

News Scan for Oct 11, 2018

Polio-like illness in 5 states
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas

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