News & Perspective

Dec 30, 2016

Dec 30, 2016
Tom Frieden, CDC director

CDC reviews Zika actions as response nears 1-year mark

"Fighting Zika is the most complex epidemic response CDC has taken on," Frieden says.

Dec 30, 2016

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 30, 2016

Cutting antibiotics for pneumonia
Antibiotic-free chicken
Abx prescription feedback
Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella
Copper oxide and HAIs
Dec 30, 2016

News Scan for Dec 30, 2016

US flu picks up
Cutting antibiotics for pneumonia

Dec 29, 2016

Dec 29, 2016

News Scan for Dec 29, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
H7N9 in China, Hong Kong
Salmonella Oslo outbreak
Antibiotic-free chicken
Cholera in Yemen

Dec 28, 2016

Dec 28, 2016
Zika pipette

Florida reports more local Zika cases; FDA warns of possible IgM test problems

Also, a review of blood samples suggests Zika-linked microcephaly in Hawaii as far back as 2009.

Dec 27, 2016

Dec 27, 2016

News Scan for Dec 27, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
US and global flu updates
Vet contracts H7N2
H3N2v in Canada

Dec 22, 2016

Dec 22, 2016
Baby ear

Study: Shorter treatment isn't better for infant ear infections

The shortened treatment didn't just come with clinical drawbacks. It also didn't improve antibiotic resistance rates.

Dec 22, 2016

CDC adds $184 million to fight Zika; Texas has new case

Texas reports another local Zika case as DNA vaccine is successful in phase 1 trial.

Dec 16, 2016

Dec 16, 2016

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 16, 2016

Community-associated CRE
Antibiotic de-escalation
Multidrug-resistant strep
Multiple KPE in 1 patient
Carbapenem-resistant A baumannii
Fewer hospital-acquired infections
Proton-pump inhibitors and ESBL-E
HAI communications toolkit
AMR and the sea
Colistin-resistant Klebsiella
Dec 16, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 16, 2016

Community-associated CRE
Antibiotic de-escalation
Multidrug-resistant strep

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