News & Perspective

Jul 31, 2017

Jul 31, 2017
Vika virus

As US Zika cases slow, CDC expert urges vigilance

"Fewer cases don't mean we are completely safe from Zika," Ben Beard says.

Jul 31, 2017
Farmer with pigs

European report ties drug resistance to use in humans, animals

Results highlight a need to fight resistance in people, animals, and the environment.

Jul 31, 2017

News Scan for Jul 31, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Chikungunya spike
Jul 31, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 31, 2017

Stewardship in US hospitals
Resistant E coli
Death and MDR-TB

Jul 28, 2017

Jul 28, 2017
Medical team consult

CDC antibiotics report calls for all-out stewardship efforts

The report lays out progress and challenges in outpatient clinics, nursing homes, and hospitals.

Jul 28, 2017
Piglet at fair

CDC reports 11 H3N2v flu cases linked to Ohio fair

The new cases push the number of H3N2v cases for 2017 to 13, the CDC says.

Jul 28, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 28, 2017

NICU Stewardship
UTI vaccine candidate
Goals for MDR gonorrhea
Unneeded blood cultures
Using data to improve stewardship
New antibiotics class
Triple-drug combo for MCR-1 & NDM-5
US MRSA trends
Funds for antibiotic development
Improper antibiotic prescribing
Costly NDM-1 outbreak
Stewardship and vancomycin
Resistant Campylobacter
Jul 28, 2017

News Scan for Jul 28, 2017

Avian flu outbreaks
Zika vaccine deal
US pneumonia burden
NICU stewardship
Cholera in Somalia

Jul 27, 2017

Jul 27, 2017
Bacterial culturing in the lab

How CARB-X aims to boost new antibiotics

Two companies that have received funds—Spero Therapeutics and Entasis Therapeutics—say CARB-X support has been instrumental.

Jul 27, 2017

News Scan for Jul 27, 2017

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


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