News & Perspective

Aug 28, 2017

Aug 28, 2017

Saudi Arabia, UAE report MERS cases days before hajj

The annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca begins on Wednesday.

Aug 07, 2017

Aug 07, 2017
MERS virus

Health worker among 5 new Saudi MERS cases

In other developments, a WHO risk assessment covering events through July said three recent Riyadh hospital outbreaks are over.

Jul 17, 2017

Jul 17, 2017

News Scan for Jul 17, 2017

Cyclospora in Texas
Non-prudent abx use in Europe
MERS super spreader
Smallpox vaccine deal

Jun 07, 2017

Jun 07, 2017
Oxygenation

WHO reports 3 Saudi hospital MERS clusters, new cases in UAE, Qatar

Also, the Saudi MOH reports 5 new cases in Riyadh, 4 of which are healthcare-related.

Apr 24, 2017

Apr 24, 2017

News Scan for Apr 24, 2017

MERS in UAE, Saudi Arabia
H7N9 case in China

Sep 02, 2016

Sep 02, 2016

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 02, 2016

CRE cases in Wisconsin
ASP intervention in C diff patients
Antibiotic prescribing by dentists
Incentives for antibiotic development
Polymyxin resistance in Brazil
Antibiotic resistance and childbirth
MCR-1 on the Arabian Peninsula
Drug-resistant fungal infections

Aug 29, 2016

Aug 29, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 29, 2016

MCR-1 on the Arabian Peninsula
Drug-resistant fungal infections

Aug 25, 2016

Aug 25, 2016

News Scan for Aug 25, 2016

Estimates of severe MERS
New FSMA guidance
TB rates in India
Intussusception and rotavirus vaccine

Jun 21, 2016

Jun 21, 2016
Health worker donning gloves

WHO details Riyadh hospital MERS outbreak as new UAE, Saudi cases noted

The WHO details 20 cases involving the King Khalid University Hospital in Riyadh, and new cases are confirmed in both the UAE and in Jeddah.

Jan 26, 2016

Jan 26, 2016
Camel

WHO Saudi MERS mission finds progress, urges more steps

Also, 5 of 6 recent cases detailed by the WHO involve camel contact.

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