News & Perspective

Aug 29, 2019

Aug 29, 2019
Citrus greening disease

Lawmakers urge EPA to rethink use of antibiotics on citrus trees

A letter argues that the EPA has ignored other federal agencies and scientific evidence.

Aug 20, 2019

Aug 20, 2019
Oval blue pills and bottle

FDA approves novel antibiotic for community-acquired pneumonia

Lefamulin approval was supported by two phase 3 trials involving moxifloxacin.

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.

Aug 09, 2019

Aug 09, 2019
Ebola child vax

Ebola outbreak grows by 6 in DRC

Also, an expert warns the virus could become endemic, and researchers say an already approved drug might help.

Aug 08, 2019

Aug 08, 2019
Farm turkeys

US poultry data show big reductions in key antibiotics

The report shows a substantial drop in the use of nearly all medically important antibiotics from 2013 to 2017.

Aug 05, 2019

Aug 05, 2019

Medicare payment changes aim to boost antibiotic development

CMS will boost payments for the use of new antibiotics and for treating patients who have drug-resistant infections.

Jul 31, 2019

Jul 31, 2019
Pig ear dog treat

Pig ear dog treat Salmonella probe yields more cases and a warning

Officials have confirmed 127 cases in 33 states, and 26 people have been hospitalized.

Jul 26, 2019

Jul 26, 2019
Basil on pasta salad

Multistate outbreak tied to basil part of Cyclospora surge

A 132-case outbreak linked to basil is part of the nation's 580 lab-confirmed infections so far this year.

Jun 14, 2019

Jun 14, 2019
Gut microbiome

FDA issues alert after fecal microbiota transplant death

One patient is dead and one ill after contracting drug-resistant E coli after FMT.

May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019

USDA spotlights high antibiotic use in pigs, cattle

Experts say two new reports provide deeper insight into how and why antibiotics are being used in US agriculture.

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