News & Perspective

Sep 28, 2017

Sep 28, 2017
Herd of cows

Experts suggest regulatory caps, user fees to cut animal antibiotics

New paper argues that a combination of caps, user fees, and limits on meat consumption could cut antibiotic use in food animals by 80%.

Sep 28, 2017
Flu shot

Officials highlight flu vaccination gaps, progress ahead of season

Coverage in adults over 50 increased, but immunization reached only 46.8% of the US population.

Sep 27, 2017

Sep 27, 2017
Couple on beach

CDC report: STDs at all-time high

The CDC issued a foreboding warning, noting that all progress made toward STD elimination in the United States has lost traction.

Sep 27, 2017
Fireman amidst smoke

Pneumonia vaccine gaps found in adults with work-related asthma

Only 54% of US workers with asthma had received the recommended pneumococcal vaccine.

Sep 27, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 27, 2017

Restaurant antibiotic grades
Antibiotics for kids' diarrhea
MDR pathogens and gangrene

Sep 26, 2017

Sep 26, 2017

News Scan for Sep 26, 2017

More US Cyclospora
Hospital MERS outbreak
XDR Acinetobacter in Turkey

Sep 25, 2017

Sep 25, 2017

News Scan for Sep 25, 2017

Saudi MERS cases
Chikungunya spike
Measles outbreak response
Sports infections in kids
Sep 25, 2017

Flu Scan for Sep 25, 2017

Flu in Maryland fair pigs
H7N9 cluster analysis
Peramivir pediatric indication
H5N1 in Malaysia

Sep 22, 2017

Sep 22, 2017
Lab mouse

Zika vaccine prevents pregnancy spread, testicle damage in mice

A single dose of the live-attenuated vaccine prevents transmission to the offspring of pregnant mice, as well as preventing testicular damage in male mice.

Sep 21, 2017

Sep 21, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 21, 2017

MDR malaria spread
Pediatric antimicrobial stewardship
New US Candida auris cases

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