News & Perspective

May 21, 2019

May 21, 2019
Beef cattle in barn

Investors push restaurant chains to cut antibiotics in meat supply

Seventeen of 20 companies now have publicly available policies.

May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019
Boy with measles

CDC: 41 new measles cases in US, 880 total

The agency is tracking 10 active outbreaks across the country, including one involving almost 500 cases in New York City.

May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 17, 2019

Northern Ireland AMR plan
Rapid susceptibility tests
Unnecessary abx for respiratory infections
Antibiotics in school beef
UK veterinary stewardship policy
Improper prescribing in seniors
Resistant TB testing in China
Antibiotic production partnership
MCR-1 in chickens, camels
New CARB-X funding
Grant for TB research
May 17, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 17, 2019

Northern Ireland AMR plan
Rapid susceptibility tests
Unneeded antibiotics for respiratory infections

May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019
Measles in child

More US measles cases, links to international travel noted

International travel and low vaccination rates have combined to ignite outbreaks.

May 16, 2019

News Scan for May 16, 2019

Antibiotics in school beef
MERS hospital outbreak analysis
Monkeypox in Singapore
May 16, 2019

Food Outbreak Scan for May 16, 2019

Tahini Salmonella outbreak
Salmonella and live poultry

May 15, 2019

May 15, 2019

News Scan for May 15, 2019

UK veterinary stewardship policy
Improper prescribing in seniors
Resistant TB testing in China
Antibiotic production partnership
MCR-1 in chickens, camels

May 14, 2019

May 14, 2019

Study: Preventive antibiotics after assisted birth could reduce maternal infections

Antibiotic prophylaxis in women giving birth with the aid of forceps or vacuum extraction cut infections by nearly half.

May 14, 2019

News Scan for May 14, 2019

Saudi MERS case
Ground beef E coli outbreak
New CARB-X funding
Early Southern Hemisphere flu
Lab accidents and polio

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