News & Perspective

Apr 22, 2019

Apr 22, 2019
MMR vaccine

US measles total grows by 71 cases, nears record

Cases have now reached 626 and could soon top the ignomious post-elimination record of 667, reached in 2014.

Apr 22, 2019
Young white-tailed buck

Virginia probes new CWD detection as Minnesota culls farm deer

The Virginia finding is 40 miles from any other detections in the area.

Apr 19, 2019

Apr 19, 2019
Critically ill patient

US flu still elevated but dropping; deaths as high as 57,000

Flu has sickened an estimated 36 million to 41 million people and hospitalized up to 610,000.

Apr 19, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Apr 19, 2019

MCR-1 in mussels
Antibiotic Rx in Italian preschoolers
Antibiotic use in UK nursing homes
Antibiotic prescribing and outcomes
Hotel-related superbug colonization
AMR and climate change
MDR pathogens in petting zoos
Drug-resistant bloodstream infections
MDROs on patients' hands
Europe-Duke joint venture

Apr 18, 2019

Apr 18, 2019
Deli meat and cheese

Listeria linked to deli-sliced products sickens 8, kills 1

All 8 patients required hospitalization, and the earliest case dates back to 2016.

Apr 18, 2019

News Scan for Apr 18, 2019

Measles resurgence
Serious cervical lesions in US
H5N6 in Cambodian poultry

Apr 17, 2019

Apr 17, 2019
Tuna sushi

Multistate Salmonella outbreak tied to tainted tuna

Thirteen people in 7 states have been sickened, and the manufacturer has issued a recall.

Apr 16, 2019

Apr 16, 2019
Laboratory scientist

Achaogen bankruptcy raises worry over antibiotic pipeline

The antibiotic market is broken, one expert said. "Policymakers must take this as a clarion call to act now."

Apr 16, 2019

News Scan for Apr 16, 2019

Needle-free flu vaccine boost
Promise for chikungunya vaccine
Global flu mostly dropping

Apr 15, 2019

Apr 15, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 15, 2019

AMR and climate change
MDR pathogens in petting zoos
Drug-resistant bloodstream infections
MDRO on patients' hands
Europe-Duke joint venture

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