News & Perspective

Jan 18, 2019

Jan 18, 2019
H1N1 influenza

Experts on watch for resistance to new flu drug

Japanese researchers describe two H3N2 flu viruses with mutations that may increase antiviral resistance.

Jan 18, 2019
Plasmodium in bloodstream

New one-dose drug prevents malaria relapse, studies show

A total of 62.4% of patients taking tafenoquine were free of P vivax after 6 months.

Jan 18, 2019
Flu shot sign

CDC says flu season still going strong

Three more pediatric flu deaths were reported, bringing to 19 the number of deaths in children this season.

Jan 18, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jan 18, 2019

New CARB-X funding
VRE in Swiss hospitals
Antibiotic overprescribing in tots
Fast track for new C diff drug
Stewardship in pediatric surgery
MRSA decline in Germany
Antibiotic resistance on pig farms
Resistance genes in Bolivian river
Stewardship in English hospitals
Whiff of C diff in pets
Fecal microbiota transplant trial
Jan 18, 2019

News Scan for Jan 18, 2019

DRC Ebola spike
Economic risk of epidemics
Funds for smallpox vaccine
New polio cases
Measles in Madagascar
Measles in Washington state
Jan 18, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 18, 2019

New CARB-X funding
VRE in Swiss hospitals

Jan 22, 2019

Jan 22, 2019
Ebola village response efforts

DRC Ebola total hits 699 amid more resistance, insecurity

The number of confirmed cases in the DRC has jumped by 19 in recent days.

Jan 22, 2019

News Scan for Jan 22, 2019

Washington state measles
Acute flaccid myelitis tops 200
Saudi MERS cases
HPV vaccine herd immunity
Avian flu in 3 countries
Jan 22, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 22, 2019

Antibiotics for respiratory infections
UTI treatment in older adults
Super donors for fecal transplant
Resistant cholera in Ghana

Jan 23, 2019

Jan 23, 2019
Dispensing pills in hospital

Switch to oral antibiotics in bacteremia not tied to worse outcomes

Outcomes were similar in the 2 groups, but oral-step-down patients had shorter stays.

Pages

by Topic

by country

by organization

Newsletter Sign-up

Get CIDRAP news and other free newsletters.

Sign up now»

OUR UNDERWRITERS

Unrestricted financial support provided by

Bentson Foundation 3MAccelerate DiagnosticsGilead 
Grant support for ASP provided by


bioMérieux

  Become an underwriter»