News & Perspective

Feb 08, 2019

Feb 08, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Feb 08, 2019

Inadequate TB drug-susceptibility testing
New UK guidance on antibiotics for acute cough
FDA to review new Merck antibiotics
CARB-X novel antibiotic funding
Antibiotic prescribing intervention in China
Candida auris fungemia
Microbiology test use in Norway
CRP-guided therapy
Formulary restriction policy
New CARB-X funding

Jun 22, 2018

Jun 22, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jun 22, 2018

Antibiotics-in-animals bill
AMR research in Africa, Asia
Antibiotic-resistant urinary E coli
Pizza Hut antibiotic policy
Triclosan-induced resistance

Apr 10, 2018

Apr 10, 2018

News Scan for Apr 10, 2018

Superbugs in nursing homes
Lassa fever continues
Malaria net effectiveness

Jan 10, 2018

Jan 10, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 10, 2018

C difficile decline
Antibiotics in nursing homes
Environmental health risks

Oct 30, 2017

Oct 30, 2017

News Scan for Oct 30, 2017

Kenya Marburg tracing
Madagascar plague
Yellow fever in South America
Oral flu vaccine trial
Antibiotics in nursing homes

Apr 28, 2016

Apr 28, 2016

News Scan for Apr 28, 2016

Memphis measles outbreak
Yellow fever in Africa
Ebola update
Severe adenovirus illnesses
MCR-1 in Brazil’s livestock

Dec 08, 2010

Dec 08, 2010

Resistant flu cases underline need for new antivirals

(CIDRAP News) – A package of studies and commentary published this week by the Journal of Infectious Diseases points up the ability of influenza viruses to become drug-resistant and continue to spread, highlighting the need for new antivirals.

Oct 27, 2008

Oct 27, 2008

Drug-resistant flu viruses cause growing concern

– WASHINGTON, DC (CIDRAP News) – Health officials worldwide are becoming increasingly concerned about influenza viruses' resistance to antiviral drugs, which can shut down a flu infection or mitigate symptoms. Flu antivirals are vital for reducing severe illness and death in average flu seasons and could be essential bulwarks against an influenza pandemic if one began.

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