News & Perspective

Aug 08, 2017

Aug 08, 2017
hospital care

MERS infects 7 more in Saudi Arabia, some part of hospital cluster

So far nine cases have been reported in the cluster, though illness reports continue from other parts of Saudi Arabia.

Aug 08, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 08, 2017

Rapid diagnostic tests for malaria
Carbapenem restriction in Saudi hospital
Educational ASP in Spain

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.

Aug 04, 2017

Aug 04, 2017

News Scan for Aug 04, 2017

Saudi MERS case, death
Molecular diagnostics for TB
Australian drug stewardship report

Aug 02, 2017

Aug 02, 2017

News Scan for Aug 02, 2017

Zika sexual transmission
Saudi MERS cases
ASPR, surgeon general nods
Pathogens and climate change

Jul 31, 2017

Jul 31, 2017

News Scan for Jul 31, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Chikungunya spike

Jul 27, 2017

Jul 27, 2017

News Scan for Jul 27, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Public health funding threat
Hepatitis battle snapshot
Global flu vaccine uptake

Jul 26, 2017

Jul 26, 2017

News Scan for Jul 26, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Flu vaccine and frailty
Papaya Salmonella advisory

Jul 25, 2017

Jul 25, 2017
Surgeon with IV

WHO: Hospital outbreaks underscore MERS challenges

Lack of early identification and not using infection protocols fuel spread.

Jul 25, 2017
Hosam Zowawi, PhD

Microbiologist highlights diagnostics, engagement to fight AMR

"If we can eradicate the empirical use of antibiotics . . . we can achieve a lot," Zowawi says.

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