News & Perspective

Jun 30, 2017

Jun 30, 2017
Doctor writing prescription

Can behavioral science help improve antibiotic prescribing?

A 'nudging' strategy uses psychosocial factors to improve prescribing.

Jun 30, 2017
Market chickens

Six more H7N9 avian flu cases reported in China

Cases are down from the 10 reported last week but show ongoing virus circulation in the summer.

Jun 30, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jun 30, 2017

Students' antibiotic knowledge
MCR-1 in Portugal
Opposition to AMR budget cuts
Antibiotics for skin wounds
Antibiotic resistance at the Hajj
C diff in cancer patients
Contact precautions for MRSA
Antibiotic-resistant acne
Jun 30, 2017

News Scan for Jun 30, 2017

Flu vaccine in kids
PPE for Ebola
Powassan virus infection
Legionnaires' outbreak
Jun 30, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 30, 2017

Students' antibiotic knowledge
MCR-1 in Portugal

Jun 29, 2017

Jun 29, 2017
European Commission headquarters

Europe announces new action plan on AMR

The plan focuses on promoting best practices, boosting innovation, and shaping the global agenda.

Jun 29, 2017
UNICEF worker and child

Five more polio cases reported in Syria as vaccine ships

The new vaccine-derived cases lift the outbreak total to 22, all but 1 in Deir ez-Zor governorate.

Jun 29, 2017

News Scan for Jun 29, 2017

CDC flu recap
Hot pepper Salmonella
World Bank pandemic bonds
Yemen cholera outbreak
MERS, SARS antiviral

Jun 28, 2017

Jun 28, 2017
Microneedle flu vaccine patch

Microneedle flu vaccine patch passes phase 1 trial

The patch produced a strong immune response and was well tolerated in 50 volunteers.

Jun 28, 2017
Pig closeup

New colistin resistance gene identified in China

The authors of the study say they're concerned the gene may already be widely disseminated.

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