News & Perspective

Dec 15, 2016

Dec 15, 2016
Tufted duck

H5N8 avian flu continues to spread in Hungary

In 3 days Hungary has reported 96 H5N8 outbreaks in poultry.

Dec 14, 2016

Dec 14, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 14, 2016

Carbapenem-resistant A baumannii
Fewer hospital-acquired infections
Proton-pump inhibitors and ESBL-E

Dec 09, 2016

Dec 09, 2016

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 09, 2016

Stewardship metrics
Effective antibiotic stewardship
Chlorhexidine against MRSA
Drug-resistant TB meningitis
Candida in Colombia
Antibiotic prescribing in kids
MDR-TB in China

Dec 05, 2016

Dec 05, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 05, 2016

Antibiotic prescribing in kids
MDR-TB in China

Nov 28, 2016

Nov 28, 2016
Avian influenza sign

H5N8 noted in more European nations, spreading elsewhere

Finland, France, and Romania report their first outbreaks, while India and Iran note further spread.

Nov 21, 2016

Nov 21, 2016
Farm hens

H5N8 strikes farms in Iran as European detections continue

Higly pathogenic H5N8 was detected in Iran, Denmark, Poland, and the Netherlands.

Nov 18, 2016

Nov 18, 2016

News Scan for Nov 18, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
Ebola convalescent blood
US bioterror threat
Dutch H1N1v case
Malaria vaccine in Africa

Nov 10, 2016

Nov 10, 2016
cystic fibrosis

Study describes spread of drug-resistant bug that infects cystic fibrosis patients

The bacterium may have recently evolved to spread person to person, as it becomes more virulent.

Nov 10, 2016
Baltic gulls

H5N8 expands reach along Baltic, other parts of Europe

The virus is spreading south and west as experts predicted after the H5 clade was discovered in Russia in June.

Oct 28, 2016

Oct 28, 2016

Flu Scan for Oct 28, 2016

Novel H3N2v in swine
Avian flu in India, Netherlands

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