News & Perspective

Dec 08, 2017

Dec 08, 2017
Get a flu shot sign in Chicago

US flu continues to rise and expand its reach

The number of states reporting geographically widespread flu rose from 4 to 7.

Dec 08, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 08, 2017

MRSA surveillance limits
ESBL prevention
Beta-lactamase outbreak
Improper therapy for Enterobacteriaceae
Candida auris case study
Treatment for Candida infections
C diff vaccine axed
Dec 08, 2017

News Scan for Dec 08, 2017

Texas Zika cases
H7N9 survivor study
Avian flu in Europe, South Africa
Marburg outbreak over
Malaria in Mekong

Dec 07, 2017

Dec 07, 2017
Restaurant kitchen drain

UK outbreak probe points to Salmonella reservoir in faulty restaurant drains

A restaurant's faulty drainage system—thought to harbor Salmonella bacteria in biofilms—was the likely source of a long and perplexing outbreak in England, investigators determined.

Dec 07, 2017

News Scan for Dec 07, 2017

New Lyme tests
Guinea worm disease
Dec 07, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 07, 2017

Improper therapy for Enterobacteriaceae
Candida auris case study
Treatment for Candida infections

Dec 06, 2017

Dec 06, 2017
Hospitalized girl on oxygen

Study identifies risk factors for ESBL carriage in PICU

Risk factors include previous infection and hospitalization in a high-ESBL-burden nation.

Dec 06, 2017

News Scan for Dec 06, 2017

Boston BSL-4 lab OK'd
Zika infection patterns
Refugee diphtheria outbreak
Dec 06, 2017

Flu Scan for Dec 06, 2017

Waning flu vaccine effect
Maternal flu vaccine protection

Dec 05, 2017

Dec 05, 2017
Water treatment facility aerial view

UN report cites environmental threat of antimicrobial resistance

Discharge from municipal, agricultural, and industrial waste can contribute.

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