News & Perspective

Jan 31, 2018

Jan 31, 2018
Doctor with patient

Study finds age, race, provider type tied to improper prescribing

Multiple factors may affect antibiotic overprescribing.

Jan 31, 2018
Culex mosquito

Mouse study hints West Nile may cause Zika-like birth defects

It's too soon to know if the study applies to people, but West Nile caused fetal brain damage and death in mice.

Jan 31, 2018

News Scan for Jan 31, 2018

CDC director resigns
Zika-chikungunya-dengue cases
Malaria in the Americas

Jan 30, 2018

Jan 30, 2018

News Scan for Jan 30, 2018

Saudi MERS case
US food safety agreement
New antimicrobials
Wolbachia mosquitoes
Suspected RVF in South Sudan
Global health cuts
Jan 30, 2018

Avian Flu Scan for Jan 30, 2018

H7 in Georgia mallards
More UK H5N6 outbreaks

Jan 29, 2018

Jan 29, 2018

News Scan for Jan 29, 2018

MERS in Saudi Arabia
North Korea H1N1 outbreak
Avian flu in Iraq, South Korea
Fast-tracked Zika vaccine
Aerosolized toilet flushes
New botulism toxin
Jan 29, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 29, 2018

Oral C diff drug approved
Tailored UTI prescribing
Zinc in pig feed and MDR E coli

Jan 26, 2018

Jan 26, 2018
Sick child in hospital

US flu levels continue to climb as 37 kids' deaths confirmed

The CDC notes 7 new kids' deaths and ILI levels nearing those seen in 2009.

Jan 26, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jan 26, 2018

No antibiotics for sore throat
Old antibiotic shows promise
Antibiotic-free fast food
Drug-resistant typhoid
Fecal transplant for recurrent C diff
Carbapenem reduction in France
CARB-X seeks partners
C diff in children
Resistant Acinetobacter
C diff reduction in long-term care
Costs of C diff

Jan 25, 2018

Jan 25, 2018

News Scan for Jan 25, 2018

Leafy green E coli outbreak
Yellow fever vaccination errors


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