News & Perspective

Mar 13, 2019

Mar 13, 2019

Antibiotics before miscarriage surgery not tied to fewer infections

A benefit was found, however, when pelvic infection was defined by strict criteria.

Mar 12, 2019

Mar 12, 2019

News Scan for Mar 12, 2019

Uganda-DRC plague cases
Lassa in Nigeria
Smallpox vaccine candidate delay
National Academies vaccine website

Feb 15, 2019

Feb 15, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Feb 15, 2019

Electronic stewardship intervention
Antibiotic resistance and UTI risk
C diff testing in children
Postgrad stewardship support
Global antibiotic use in animals
Dental antibiotic stewardship
Antibiotics and pandemic planning
Staph bacteremia and hospital readmission
Hospital ASP cost savings
UK, African hospitals partner on stewardship
Drug-resistant Brucellosis
MDROs in nursing homes, acute care

Feb 13, 2019

Feb 13, 2019
Safe and dignified Ebola burial

Ebola infects 4 more in DRC as death prompts testing in Uganda

The developments lift the outbreak total to 823 cases, including 517 deaths.

Feb 12, 2019

Feb 12, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 12, 2019

Staph bacteremia and hospital readmission
Hospital ASP cost savings
UK, African hospitals partner on stewardship

Feb 06, 2019

Feb 06, 2019
DRC health workers

More Ebola reported from Katwa hot spot

As Ebola cases rise in DRC, the virus continues to infect health workers in private and public health centers.

Jan 31, 2019

Jan 31, 2019
DR Congo Ebola treatment center

Over 70,000 vaccinated against Ebola as outbreak marches on

The outbreak has grown to 759 infections and 468 deaths and shows no sign of slowing.

Jan 03, 2019

Jan 03, 2019
DR Congo refugees

Refugees flee DRC to Uganda, escalating Ebola fears

"This outbreak is occurring in the most difficult context imaginable," WHO head says.

Dec 06, 2018

Dec 06, 2018
PPE for Ebola decontamination

Ebola cases spike as WHO warns of possible reintroduction

Officials confirm 13 new cases, bringing the outbreak total to 471 cases and 273 deaths.

Nov 29, 2018

Nov 29, 2018
Ebola healthcare worker

DRC's 426-case Ebola outbreak now 2nd largest ever

The DRC recorded 4 new cases and 3 additional deaths today.

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