News & Perspective

May 30, 2018

May 30, 2018
DR Congo vaccination

Ebola cases drop as more specimens test negative

Cases now total 51, and vaccine uptake has been high among more than 900 case contacts identified.

May 30, 2018
Pigs in mud

FAO chief urges wiser antibiotic use in food animals

Also, the FAO, WHO, and OIE agree to strengthen their collaboration on antimicrobial resistance.

May 30, 2018
Boy getting checkup

New studies highlight Zika presentation in kids, veterans

In the children's study, headache, irritability, and hospitalization rates varied by age.

May 30, 2018

News Scan for May 30, 2018

Antibiotics and protein production
Nipah deaths in India
China scarlet fever

May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018
Remote Ebola

Ebola outbreak response shifts to remote DRC hot spots

Vaccination is under way in two remote areas as officials get closer to testing as many as five treatments.

May 29, 2018

News Scan for May 29, 2018

MERS case in UAE
Southern Hemisphere flu rise
May 29, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 29, 2018

European antibiotic use
NICU stewardship
Modified urine-culture reports
Stewardship in PharmD curricula
Fatal Elizabethkingia and prescribing

May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018
Premature infant

Data show vast majority of preemies treated with antibiotics

Almost 80% of premature infants get early antibiotic treatment, with little change in recent years.

May 25, 2018
Tick on white clothing

Study: Treated clothes stop ticks in their tracks

One-minute permethrin exposure led to a loss of normal movement for all three tick species.

May 25, 2018

News Scan for May 25, 2018

Nipah virus in India
Salmonella and kratom
New US pediatric flu death
MCR-1, MCR-3 in Korea
Polio in Nigeria


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