News & Perspective

Jul 21, 2017

Jul 21, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 21, 2017

Origins of MRSA
Drug-resistant gonorrhea
Antiretroviral-resistant HIV
AMR in the food chain
Stewardship and skin infections
MDR plasmid transfer
Antibiotics and birth defects
Antibiotic Rx in England
Fecal transplant effect on UTIs
Non-prudent abx use in Europe

May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 19, 2017

Allergy testing and stewardship
Antibiotic resistance in cattle
Veterinary antibiotic use
Candida auris cases rise
Antibiotic use in South Korea
Stewardship in a small hospital
Stewardship and virology testing
MDR Acinetobacter outbreak
Antibiotic-free grocery chicken
Access to older antibiotics

Nov 10, 2015

Nov 10, 2015

News Scan for Nov 10, 2015

More dengue cases in Hawaii
New CSL flu vaccine division

Nov 06, 2015

Nov 06, 2015
Flu shot

US flu levels still low, with few global hot spots

More states are reporting their first cases and even deaths, but at the national level, flu levels remained low last week. 

Aug 10, 2015

Aug 10, 2015

News Scan for Aug 10, 2015

Cyclospora in Canada
Global flu update
Flu vaccine and race

Mar 03, 2015

Mar 03, 2015

News Scan for Mar 03, 2015

Another MERS case
HPV vaccine benefits

Aug 12, 2014

Aug 12, 2014

Flu Scan for Aug 12, 2014

H7N9 in macaques
Flu spike in Australia
Canadian flu vaccine plant

Oct 25, 2013

Oct 25, 2013
Northern Hemisphere

Flu activity stays low in most Northern Hemisphere regions

Some Northern Hemisphere indicators show slight upticks in influenza activity.

Mar 01, 2013

Mar 01, 2013

Study: Getting flu shot 2 years in a row may lower protection

(CIDRAP News) – Experts are puzzled by a new study in which influenza vaccination seemed to provide little or no protection against flu in the 2010-11 season—and in which the only participants who seemed to benefit from the vaccine were those who hadn't been vaccinated the season before.

Feb 14, 2013

Feb 14, 2013

Euro studies show flu vaccine working best against type B

(CIDRAP News) – New European studies reported today in Eurosurveillance suggest that this year's influenza vaccine is providing good protection against influenza B viruses but only moderate protection against type A—findings more or less consistent with earlier results in the United States.

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