News & Perspective

Jun 23, 2017

Jun 23, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jun 23, 2017

Antibiotic-free fast-food chicken
MRSA in Norway, Kuwait
NDM-1 at Mexican hospital
Stewardship in long-term care
Statement on antimicrobial products
Types of prescribers
New antibiotic OK'd
MDR-TB in US kids
Virus tests and stewardship
Penalties for poor Rx
US Candida auris
Self-medication
Resistance testing
Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis
MRSA screen and vancomycin
Antibiotics for 'pink eye'

Jun 20, 2017

Jun 20, 2017
Aedes aegypti mosquito

Data on Zika in mosquitoes suggest early presence in Rio

A separate study found Zika virus in the saliva of 5 different mosquito species in Mexico.

May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017

News Scan for May 22, 2017

Cholera surges in Yemen
Avian flu in Egypt and Russia
Slight chikungunya rise

May 05, 2017

May 05, 2017

Flu Scan for May 05, 2017

First H3N2v case of 2017
More avian flu outbreaks

May 04, 2017

May 04, 2017
Pregnant profile

MRI series explores Zika exposure in the womb

Also, reseachers identify a Zika antibody that might open up new therapy and vaccine possibilities.

Apr 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017
mosquito larvae

South America sees Zika rise; study estimates US disease cost

The cost study looked at different attack-rate ranges, putting the upper-end estimate at as much as $2 billion.

Apr 19, 2017

Apr 19, 2017
Latrine

WHO reports unprecedented progress against NTDs

The effort to cut NTD levels has been hailed as one of the most effective global partnerships in modern public health.

Mar 24, 2017

Mar 24, 2017
TB screening

Tuberculosis declines in US, Europe, but issues remain

TB cases among people of foreign origin pose problems for disease elimination, officials say.

Mar 21, 2017

Mar 21, 2017

News Scan for Mar 21, 2017

More nut butter E coli cases
Zika in Florida
Global flu declines
Drug resistance in eye samples

Mar 01, 2017

Mar 01, 2017

News Scan for Mar 01, 2017

Flu antivirals in pregnancy
Ebola deaths
Aedes aegypti and Zika

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