News & Perspective

Oct 16, 2018

Oct 16, 2018
Sick girl hugging mom in hospital

CDC, partners probe 127 polio-like cases in 22 states

So far 62 acute flaccid myelitis cases—marked by sudden limb weakness—have been confirmed.

Oct 15, 2018

Oct 15, 2018

News Scan for Oct 15, 2018

Saudi MERS case
Chikungunya in Sudan
Severe pertussis
Low-path H7N3 in California

Oct 12, 2018

Oct 12, 2018
Immunization history form

More young US kids not getting vaccinated

The median vaccine exemption rate in kindergartners climbed for the third year in a row, to 2.2%, and 1.3% of 2-year-olds get no vaccines.

Oct 12, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 12, 2018

Antibiotic duration for group B strep
C diff risk and antibiotics
Veterinary pharma controversy
Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas
Antibiotic use in animals
Vaccines for AMR
Stewardship guide for low-resource settings
Resistant bacteria transmission in nursing homes

Oct 11, 2018

Oct 11, 2018
Pregnancy checkup

Study: Vaccine prevents flu hospitalization in pregnant women

Flu vaccination during pregnancy may cut a woman's chance of hospitalization by 40%.

Oct 11, 2018

News Scan for Oct 11, 2018

Polio-like illness in 5 states
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas

Oct 08, 2018

Oct 08, 2018
child in wheelchair

States and CDC probe reports of rare poliolike symptoms in kids

Minnesota recently reported 6 cases, and some of Colorado's cases were associated with EV-D71.

Oct 08, 2018

News Scan for Oct 08, 2018

FDA approves expanded Gardasil use
Cholera cases rise in Zimbabwe and Niger
Oct 08, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 08, 2018

Vaccines for AMR
Stewardship guide for low-resource settings
Resistant bacteria transmission in nursing homes

Oct 05, 2018

Oct 05, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 05, 2018

MRSA de-colonization of therapy dogs
Multiple Candida auris introductions
Early stewardship intervention

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