News & Perspective

Jul 15, 2019

Jul 15, 2019

News Scan for Jul 15, 2019

US measles
Missed childhood vaccines
Chinese probiotics

Jul 09, 2019

Jul 09, 2019
Drugs on pharmacy shelf

WHO adds new antibiotics to essential medicines list

Ceftazidime-avibactam, meropenem-vaborbactam, and plazomicin were added as "reserve" antibiotics.

Jul 05, 2019

Jul 05, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 05, 2019

Unnecessary antibiotics for Lyme disease
Gut persistence of urinary E coli clones
MDR Salmonella outbreak
Grant for new antibiotics
Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella UTIs
Pandemic MDR E coli clone

Jun 18, 2019

Jun 18, 2019
Global antibiotic prescribing

New AWaRe tool aims to guide antibiotic use globally

WHO director: "All countries must strike a balance between ensuring access to life-saving antibiotics and slowing drug resistance."

Jun 07, 2019

Jun 07, 2019

News Scan for Jun 07, 2019

New resistant-TB drug
Polio in 3 nations
TB test shortage
Avian flu in Mexico, South Africa

Jun 06, 2019

Jun 06, 2019
Doctor with African children

Follow-up study: Mass azithromycin still tied to fewer child deaths

A longer-term study in Niger finds much the same protective effect.

May 30, 2019

May 30, 2019

News Scan for May 30, 2019

Polio emergency extension
MRSA in VA hospitals, nursing homes
Reduced antibiotic use in UK pigs

May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019

News Scan for May 28, 2019

Flour E coli outbreak
Prospective audit and feedback outcomes
Southern Hemisphere flu rise
Yellow fever in Uganda
Polio in Central African Republic

May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 24, 2019

WHA and antimicrobial resistance
Urgent sepsis antibiotics
Resistant Pseudomonas from Mexico
Antibiotic prescribing nudge
Unnecessary testing, treatment for kids' pneumonia
Fewer antibiotics for implant infections
Artificial intelligence for AMR
May 24, 2019

News Scan for May 24, 2019

WHA and antimicrobial resistance
FDA OKs Zika test
US pediatric flu deaths
Pakistan polio cases

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