News & Perspective

Nov 11, 2016

Nov 11, 2016
hospital ventilator

WHO details recent Saudi hospital MERS cluster

The WHO's update on 13 cases reported from Saudi Arabia also includes a pair of household contacts and some cases with camel exposure.

Nov 04, 2016

Nov 04, 2016

ASP News Scan for Nov 04, 2016

Antibiotics in waste water
MDR-TB in West Africa
Antibiotics and sepsis
Pediatric fluoroquinolone guidelines
Antiseptic-linked colistin resistance
Nursing home ASP guide
ASPs in small community hospitals
ID consults

Nov 03, 2016

Nov 03, 2016
Surgery

WHO guidance says no routine post-surgery antibiotics

The WHO says preventive antibiotics should be used before and during surgery but not after.

Nov 01, 2016

Nov 01, 2016

News Scan for Nov 01, 2016

WHO details MERS cases
Weather factors and flu
Contaminated robot surgery tools

Oct 19, 2016

Oct 19, 2016

News Scan for Oct 19, 2016

E coli in beef
Avian flu outbreaks
Cholera funding
Healthcare-related infections
5-strain kids' vaccine

Sep 20, 2016

Sep 20, 2016

News Scan for Sep 20, 2016

MERS in Austria
Global flu update
Triclosan-containing sutures
Ebola strain comparison

Jul 14, 2016

Jul 14, 2016

News Scan for Jul 14, 2016

Saudi MERS case
Southern Hemisphere flu rise
Resistant fungal infections
HAIs: Melioidosis, mycobacteria
EV-D68 and flaccid myelitis

May 12, 2016

May 12, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for May 12, 2016

Shorter MDR-TB regimen
Antibiotic resistance action plan
Colorado scope infections

May 02, 2016

May 02, 2016

News Scan for May 02, 2016

Defective surgical gowns
Saudi MERS cases
More chikungunya
Yellow fever in DRC, Uganda

Apr 26, 2016

Apr 26, 2016

News Scan for Apr 26, 2016

Ebola vaccine funding
Yellow fever vaccination for travelers
C diff hospital intervention

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