News & Perspective

Aug 01, 2018

Aug 01, 2018

DRC confirms new Ebola cluster days after outbreak declared over

The DRC says 4 people in the eastern part of the country tested positive for Ebola virus.

Aug 01, 2018

Study finds increased alcohol tolerance in common hospital pathogen

Rising tolerance to alcohol-based disenfectants could affect efforts to control spread of Enterococcus  faecium.

Aug 01, 2018

News Scan for Aug 01, 2018

Zika treatment trial
H9N2 illness in China

Jul 31, 2018

Jul 31, 2018
Farmer feeding cows

FDA previews veterinary stewardship plan

The new plan is expected to address duration limits aimed at curtailing continuous subtherapeutic dosing, thought to fuel rising resistance.

Jul 31, 2018

News Scan for Jul 31, 2018

DRC probes febrile illness outbreak
New Cyclospora health alert
VHF outbreaks in Uganda
CAR monkeypox cases rise
Dengue cocirculation in China
Jul 31, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 31, 2018

MDR infection and mortality risk
CARB-X funds C diff drug

Jul 30, 2018

Jul 30, 2018
Measles baby

Study shows high price tag for measles outbreak response

As lawmakers consider changes to nonmedical vaccine exemptions, report highlights measles outbreak burden on health departments and taxpayers.

Jul 30, 2018

News Scan for Jul 30, 2018

Antibiotic use in UK livestock
Tick bite meat allergy
Airborne antibiotic resistance genes

Jul 27, 2018

Jul 27, 2018
Doctor consulting older patient

Medicare data show modest drop in improper prescribing

The number of outpatient antibiotic claims fell 0.2% from 2011 through 2015.

Jul 27, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 27, 2018

Iowa State AMR research center
Gram-negative ICU infections
Firm pares antibiotic R&D
Antibiotics for kids' LRTIs

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