News & Perspective

Feb 19, 2019

Feb 19, 2019
Pregnant woman

Antifungal drug during pregnancy tied to miscarriage, birth defects

Fluconazole during early pregnancy was linked to a more than double risk of miscarriage.

Feb 19, 2019
Ebola baby

Ebola under control in Beni amid more cases in other hot spots

The DRC warned, however, that travel between Beni and other affected areas could bring the virus back.

Feb 19, 2019
Baby with measles

CDC notes multiple outbreaks, 26 new measles cases

The 2019 tally thus far has already surpassed total annual cases for both 2016 and 2017.

Feb 19, 2019

News Scan for Feb 19, 2019

Four Saudi MERS cases
Dengvaxia ban
Feb 19, 2019

Flu Scan for Feb 19, 2019

Flu levels up in many regions
Avian flu in India, Africa

Feb 18, 2019

Feb 18, 2019
Ebola health workers

With new cases, Katwa remains epicenter of Ebola outbreak

Five new Ebola cases were recorded in recent days, bringing the total to 840.

Feb 18, 2019
Baby with fever

Model derived to rule out bacteria in feverish infants

A protocol involving urinalysis, absolute neutrophil count, and procalcitonin levels showed 97.7% sensitivity and 60.0% specificity.

Feb 18, 2019

News Scan for Feb 18, 2019

More MERS infections
US flaccid myelitis cases
H9N2 avian flu case in China
Flu A and B illness differences
Human H3N2 flu challenge
Feb 18, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 18, 2019

Resistant bacteria in farm soil
Geographic MRSA risks
Readmission after C diff

Feb 15, 2019

Feb 15, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 15, 2019

Electronic stewardship intervention
Antibiotic resistance and UTI risk
C diff testing in children

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