News & Perspective

Oct 12, 2017

Oct 12, 2017
Hurricane Irma flooding

Groups warn of infectious disease threats in Puerto Rico

As access to drinking water continues to pose a problem, leptospirosis infections and deaths have been reported.

Oct 12, 2017

News Scan for Oct 12, 2017

Florida Zika case
Low H3N2 protection in seniors
Yemen cholera cases
Africa VHF threat
Healthcare-associated infections
Oct 12, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 12, 2017

ASPs in long-term care
Contact precautions for MRSA, VRE
Antimicrobial restrictions
New CARB-X funding

Oct 11, 2017

Oct 11, 2017
Ebola vaccine study

Liberia trial finds Ebola vaccines yield year-long immune response

A trial at the end of Liberia's Ebola outbreak shows 2 candidate vaccines posed no major safety concerns and triggered immune responses that lasted at least a year.

Oct 11, 2017

News Scan for Oct 11, 2017

Saudi MERS case
New H5N1, H9N2 cases
Preoperative antibiotics
Acting HHS secretary
Malaria trends in Africa
Oct 11, 2017

Bioterror Scan for Oct 11, 2017

Stockpiled anthrax treatment
Imported plague in Seychelles

Oct 10, 2017

Oct 10, 2017
Medical consult

Peer comparison may yield lasting boost in antibiotic stewardship

Using comparisons with top performers worked well.

Oct 10, 2017

News Scan for Oct 10, 2017

Chikungunya in Europe
Ebola ring vaccination
Flu antivirals reduce ICU use
Oct 10, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 10, 2017

MCR-1 in US, China patients
MDROs in nursing homes
Infections in African kids

Oct 09, 2017

Oct 09, 2017

News Scan for Oct 09, 2017

Monkeypox spreads
Saline IV bag shortage
Antibiotics for bloodstream infection

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