News & Perspective

Oct 31, 2016

Oct 31, 2016
Lab mice

Animal study hints at Zika fertility problems in men

Study shows infection can result in shrunken testicles and low testosterone.

Oct 31, 2016

News Scan for Oct 31, 2016

Saudi MERS case
Ebola transmission
Organic food outbreaks
Chikungunya blip
Oct 31, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Oct 31, 2016

Nursing home ASP guide
ASPs in small community hospitals
ID consults

Oct 28, 2016

Oct 28, 2016
Aedes aegypti

Survey: Most Americans confused about Zika

About 80% of Americans are aware of Zika, but only 40% understand how the virus is transmitted.

Oct 28, 2016
ESBL bacteria

Health system study finds big jump in C diff, MDR organisms

C difficile was up 222%, and ESBL-positive bacteria increased 322%.

Oct 28, 2016
Hurricane Matthew devestation in Haiti

Worsening cholera in Haiti, Yemen prompts stepped-up response

The WHO announces a vaccine campaign in Haiti and $1 million in funding for Yemen.

Oct 28, 2016

ASP News Scan for Oct 28, 2016

C diff on hospital surfaces
Stewardship and antibiotics
Antibiotic NDA
New C difficile drug
Antifungal stewardship
Oct 28, 2016

News Scan for Oct 28, 2016

Deadly measles complication
Meningitis B vaccine impact
NIH Ebola funds
Oct 28, 2016

Flu Scan for Oct 28, 2016

Novel H3N2v in swine
Avian flu in India, Netherlands

Oct 27, 2016

Oct 27, 2016
Tom Frieden, CDC

CDC chief: Antibiotic resistance 'scary' threat to modern medicine

Frieden: "Urgent actions can save both lives and money."


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