News & Perspective

Feb 20, 2018

Feb 20, 2018
Desert water source

Study: XDR typhoid in Pakistan carries added resistance genes

Scientists have identified the genetic basis for an XDR typhoid outbreak in Pakistan.

Feb 15, 2018

Feb 15, 2018
Brown hen

High-path H9N2 infects Ghana poultry, raising concern

H9N2 avian flu typically circulates in birds as a low-pathogenic strain.

Feb 13, 2018

Feb 13, 2018

News Scan for Feb 13, 2018

Trump budget proposal
Lassa fever response
Saudi Arabia MERS
UK lab accidents
Pneumonia in opioid users

Feb 12, 2018

Feb 12, 2018
Measles vaccination

Measles cases in Europe tripled last year

The ECDC reports 14,451 cases in 2017, up from 4,643 in 2016. Also, vaccination in Ghana is tied to higher childhood survival rates.

Feb 12, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 12, 2018

End-of-life antibiotics
ID physicians and stewardship
Contact precautions for MRSA, VRE
Farm antibiotic use

Feb 09, 2018

Feb 09, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Feb 09, 2018

Research agenda for antibiotic resistance
Antibiotics for aspiration pneumonitis
Stewardship in kids' pneumonia
Resistant yaws
Antibiotic-resistant Campylobacter
Antimicrobial prescribing survey
Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea
Insurers and antibiotic stewardship
Money for drug-resistance threat
Drug-resistant gonorrhea in Americas
MDR-TB treatment

Feb 07, 2018

Feb 07, 2018
Swans and Windsor Castle

High-path avian flu outbreaks reported in Mideast, Asia, Europe

A UK outbreak involves swans from a flock owned by Queen Elizabeth at Windsor.

Feb 06, 2018

Feb 06, 2018

News Scan for Feb 06, 2018

Money for drug-resistance threat
Blue dye against malaria
Scarlet fever in UK
Severe Ebola disease
Feb 06, 2018

Flu Scan for Feb 06, 2018

High Northern Hemisphere flu levels
Avian flu in UK, France

Feb 02, 2018

Feb 02, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 02, 2018

Gram-negative pneumonia antibiotic
Antibiotic-resistant E coli


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