News & Perspective

Sep 19, 2019

Sep 19, 2019
Hand sanitizer use

Hand sanitizer shown less effective than hand washing against flu

The problem appears to be a mucus barrier that takes awhile to overcome.

Sep 19, 2019

News Scan for Sep 19, 2019

Ebola intensity increases
Philippines polio case
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Eastern equine encephalitis in 5 states
Universal flu vaccine grant

Sep 18, 2019

Sep 18, 2019
Doctor with packs of pills

Use of high-risk antibiotics tied to more C diff infections

The risk was linked to 4 antibiotic classes: cephalosporins, fluoroquinolones, carbapenems, and lincosamides.

Sep 18, 2019

News Scan for Sep 18, 2019

Flu vaccine during pregnancy
AMR and universal health coverage
Staph bacteremia in Australia
Monoclonal antibodies for resistant infections

Sep 17, 2019

Sep 17, 2019

News Scan for Sep 17, 2019

DRC measles increase
Ground bison E coli probe over
H5N5 avian flu in Taiwan poultry
Southern Hemisphere flu ebb

Sep 16, 2019

Sep 16, 2019
HHS Secretary Azar Ebola

US officials end visit to DRC Ebola region; cases rise to 3,129

US officials said other outbreak indicators such as deaths in the community need to improve before they feel more confident about the recent drop in cases.

Sep 13, 2019

Sep 13, 2019

News Scan for Sep 13, 2019

Polio in 4 nations
Salmonella papaya outbreak
Malaria vaccine in Kenya

Sep 10, 2019

Sep 10, 2019
Trip to DR Congo Ebola front lines

Azar, Redfield among US officials heading to DRC to assess Ebola

Cases have grown to 3,084, including 2,070 deaths.

Sep 06, 2019

Sep 06, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 06, 2019

Resistance rates and income
Assessing national stewardship programs
Antibiotics on citrus trees
Telehealth-based stewardship
Pharmacist-led outpatient stewardship
VRE risks in C diff treatment
Cultural influence on prescribing
Group A strep vaccine candidate
Value of pre-op urine tests
Stewardship training for medical residents
Sep 06, 2019

News Scan for Sep 06, 2019

Polio in 5 nations
More pig ear Salmonella cases
Avian flu in Taiwan, Chile

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