News & Perspective

Nov 03, 2017

Nov 03, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 03, 2017

Livestock-related MRSA
Antimicrobial stewardship recognition
IV antibiotics for UTIs
MRSA vaccine candidate
MCR-1 in pigs
MRSA and patient-sharing
Pneumonia overprescribing
New CARB-X funding
Hospital ASPs
Wales superbug deaths decline
Antibiotics in nursing homes

Oct 31, 2017

Oct 31, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 31, 2017

New CARB-X funding
Hospital ASPs
Wales superbug deaths decline

Aug 15, 2017

Aug 15, 2017
Tamiflu macro

ECDC experts confirm support for neuraminidase inhibitors

The review didn't find any new evidence to drive policy changes, but said more research and new antivirals are needed.

Jun 30, 2017

Jun 30, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jun 30, 2017

Students' antibiotic knowledge
MCR-1 in Portugal
Opposition to AMR budget cuts
Antibiotics for skin wounds
Antibiotic resistance at the Hajj
C diff in cancer patients
Contact precautions for MRSA
Antibiotic-resistant acne

Jul 28, 2016

Jul 28, 2016
Microbiology lab technician

Public-private partnership aims to spur new antibiotics

The US-UK partnership will provide $44 million this year and as much as $350 million over 5 years.

Jul 05, 2016

Jul 05, 2016

News Scan for Jul 05, 2016

Ebola survivor drug study
MERS linked to camels
Reduced antibiotics
HPV and cervical abnormalities

Jul 15, 2015

Jul 15, 2015
Freetown street scene

Ebola activity steady, back in Guinea and Sierra Leone capitals

Also, phase 2 trials just launched for two prime-boost Ebola vaccine regimens.

Mar 17, 2015

Mar 17, 2015
Vials and syringe

Emergent announces human trial for boosted Ebola vaccine

Other Ebola developments include the departure of Cuba's team from Liberia, new information on evacuee contact monitoring, and outbreak case totals.

Feb 02, 2015

Feb 02, 2015
Vaccination

Ebola vaccine trial launches in Liberia

A clinical trial of 2 Ebola vaccine candidates was launched today near Liberia's capital, but falling case numbers may pose problems.

Sep 08, 2014

Sep 08, 2014
Taxi in Africa

Liberia's grim Ebola situation prompts call for 'nonconventional' help

Ebola cases are increasing exponentially in Liberia, where taxis might transmit disease.

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