News & Perspective

Jun 04, 2018

Jun 04, 2018
Ebola response

More suspected Ebola cases in DRC as response builds

Of 53 cases, 37 are confirmed, 13 probable, and 3 suspected; deaths remain at 25.

Jun 01, 2018

Jun 01, 2018
Yuma Arizona lettuce field

CDC: 25 more ill, 4 new deaths in E coli outbreak tied to lettuce

At least 89 people have been hospitalized, 26 with a serious kidney complication.

Jun 01, 2018
Capsules in hands

Study finds patients, clinicians downplay antibiotic side effects

The view that there is potential benefit and very little risk in taking antibiotics is widespread.

Jun 01, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jun 01, 2018

Selection list for antibiotic Rx
Antibiotic consumption calculator
VIM-producing Pseudomonas
Multidrug resistance in France
Antibiotics and protein production
European antibiotic use
NICU Stewardship
Modified urine-culture reports
Stewardship in PharmD curricula
Fatal Elizabethkingia and prescribing
Jun 01, 2018

News Scan for Jun 01, 2018

CDC flu risk assessment
Zika in body fluids
Polio in Afghanistan
H7N9 in Chinese poultry
Jun 01, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 01, 2018

Selection list for antibiotic Rx
Antibiotic consumption calculator

May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018
Doctor dispensing single pill

Report: Fragile supply chain causing antibiotic shortages, resistance threat

Some patients are getting inferior antibiotics, the authors say.

May 31, 2018
Stately camel

Cluster of MERS illnesses reported in Saudi family

The first patient got sick after exposure to camels and their milk, and six others contracted the virus in the household setting.

May 31, 2018

News Scan for May 31, 2018

More DRC Ebola cases
Nipah deaths in India
Emergency guidelines gaps
Avian flu outbreaks
May 31, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 31, 2018

VIM-producing Pseudomonas
Multidrug resistance in France

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