News & Perspective

Aug 14, 2019

Aug 14, 2019
Peru TB detection

FDA approves new drug for highly resistant tuberculosis

The shorter, simpler regimen with the new drug is poised to improve treatment against a difficult disease and to lower costs.

Jul 15, 2019

Jul 15, 2019

News Scan for Jul 15, 2019

US measles
Missed childhood vaccines
Chinese probiotics

May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 17, 2019

Northern Ireland AMR plan
Rapid susceptibility tests
Unnecessary abx for respiratory infections
Antibiotics in school beef
UK veterinary stewardship policy
Improper prescribing in seniors
Resistant TB testing in China
Antibiotic production partnership
MCR-1 in chickens, camels
New CARB-X funding
Grant for TB research

May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019
international flight

Measles surges in Europe and Tunisia; study identifies at-risk US locations

The WHO is stepping up its response in Europe, as cases surge in Tunisa and researchers plot at-risk US sites.

Apr 16, 2019

Apr 16, 2019

News Scan for Apr 16, 2019

Needle-free flu vaccine boost
Promise for chikungunya vaccine
Global flu mostly dropping

Apr 05, 2019

Apr 05, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Apr 05, 2019

Animal antibiotics legislation
Panning prophylactic azithromycin
Staphylococcus breakpoints
Antibiotics for flu in young kids
Pediatric C diff risk factors
Stewardship in nursing homes
US MDR-TB treatment
Metrics for pediatric stewardship
Lack of water, sanitation in hospitals
Stewardship in French ICUs
Rapid diagnostics partnership
Resistance genes in live poultry
Illegal antibiotic Rx in Sri Lanka
Apr 05, 2019

News Scan for Apr 05, 2019

More MERS in Khafji
H7N9 avian flu case in China
Polio in Afghanistan

Apr 02, 2019

Apr 02, 2019

Flu Scan for Apr 02, 2019

Flu ebb in Northern Hemisphere
Flu vaccine and heart failure
High-path avian flu outbreaks

Mar 29, 2019

Mar 29, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 29, 2019

Multidrug-resistant E coli in food
XDR-TB outcomes
Restaurant chain antibiotics pledge
Antibiotics in burger meat
Nationalizing antibiotic development
Cefazolin for staph bacteremia
Physician AMR disconnect
Oral vs IV antibiotics for UTI bacteremia
Ineffective molecular diagnostics
Limits of rapid diagnostics
Peer comparison and fluoroquinolone use
Antipseudomonal combo therapy

Mar 25, 2019

Mar 25, 2019
Zoo peacock

Four countries report avian flu outbreaks in poultry

China reports a highly pathogenic H7N9 avian flu outbreak, its first since September 2017.

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