News & Perspective

Sep 22, 2017

Sep 22, 2017
Lab mouse

Zika vaccine prevents pregnancy spread, testicle damage in mice

A single dose of the live-attenuated vaccine prevents transmission to the offspring of pregnant mice, as well as preventing testicular damage in male mice.

Sep 22, 2017
Sound waves

Approach uses cell frequency noise to gauge antibiotic susceptibility

The new technique could produce results in a fraction of the time needed for conventional tests.

Sep 22, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 22, 2017

One Health stewardship
MRSA risk in the home
Resistant farm E coli in China
MDR malaria spread
Pediatric antimicrobial stewardship
New US Candida auris cases
Post-cesarean antibiotics
Point-of-care testing
Pneumonia vaccine and antibiotics
New vaginosis antibiotic
Gene sequencing for CRE
C diff and tetracyclines
Resistant E coli clone in kids
New pneumonia antibiotic
UK strep guidelines
Sep 22, 2017

News Scan for Sep 22, 2017

MERS in UAE
Vaccine-related polio
More chikungunya in France, Italy
Waning flu vaccine protection
H5N8 in South Africa
Sep 22, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 22, 2017

One Health stewardship
MRSA risk in the home
Resistant farm E coli in China

Sep 21, 2017

Sep 21, 2017
Lab scientist

US panel advises on AMR reduction in humans, animals

Recommendations focus on public-private R&D funding, incentives, and other steps.

Sep 21, 2017
Aedes albopictus

New US mosquito maps show potential hot spots for Zika, other diseases

About 75% of counties on the US mainland have suitable habitat for Aedes mosquitoes, CDC researchers say.

Sep 21, 2017

News Scan for Sep 21, 2017

H3N2v flu in fairgoers
Flu vaccine in low-income nations
EU malaria transmission
Sep 21, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 21, 2017

MDR malaria spread
Pediatric antimicrobial stewardship
New US Candida auris cases

Sep 20, 2017

Sep 20, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 20, 2017

Post-cesarean antibiotics
Point-of-care testing
Pneumonia vaccine and antibiotics

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