News & Perspective

Mar 22, 2019

Mar 22, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 22, 2019

New asymptomatic bacteriuria guidance
Resistant Enterococcus in wastewater
Stewardship in pet care
Fewer antibiotics in Salmon
Gloves, gowns, and MDROs
WHO drug-resistant TB guidelines
Antibiotic development partnership
Lung disease bacteria in tap water
Drop in US prescribing
Short course for Pseudomonas
Antibiotic cardiac device 'envelope'

Mar 21, 2019

Mar 21, 2019
Ebola outbreak in Beni, DRC

Ebola total approaches 1,000 as cases reappear in Beni

Cases have hit 991, and a baby recently became one of the 614 deaths.

Mar 21, 2019
Flu vaccine filling syringe from vial

WHO reveals delayed pick for H3N2 flu vaccine strain

The H3N2 recommendation reflects a change from the current Northern Hemisphere vaccine.

Mar 21, 2019

News Scan for Mar 21, 2019

CDC updates Zika guidelines
Investments to end TB
Foodborne disease in soldiers
Yellow fever vaccine in Sudan
Cryptosporidium in groundwater

Mar 20, 2019

Mar 20, 2019
Ebola decontamination in DRC

Spike in Ebola cases continues in DRC

The past 5 days have seen 44 Ebola cases, including 12 today, though officials have noted fewer cases in children.

Mar 20, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 20, 2019

Gloves, gowns, and MDROs
WHO drug-resistant TB guidelines
Antibiotic development partnership
Lung disease bacteria in tap water

Mar 19, 2019

Mar 19, 2019
Ebola paperwork in DR Congo

Eight more sickened in DRC's Ebola outbreak

Cases have climbed to 968, including 606 deaths, and the WHO details more violence and infected health workers.

Mar 19, 2019
Using stethoscope to assess lungs

Report highlights success, challenges in fight to end TB

Though incidence is down, treatment success for resistant strains is low.

Mar 19, 2019

Flu Scan for Mar 19, 2019

Presenteeism in hospitals
Global flu developments

Mar 18, 2019

Mar 18, 2019

DRC: 24 Ebola cases confirmed in past 72 hours

Alongside the slew of new cases, 12 more people died from their infections, as violence continued against outbreak responders.

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