News & Perspective

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 05, 2018

Oct 05, 2018
veggie platter

CDC details summer spike in Cyclospora cases

The CDC said only one third of the cases were linked to two major outbreaks and that it is exploring if a change in testing practices contributed to more detections.

Oct 05, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 05, 2018

MRSA de-colonization of therapy dogs
Multiple Candida auris introductions
Early stewardship interventions
Bacteriophage clinical trial
Improper antibiotic prescribing in China
Point-of-care flu tests and antibiotics
New tetracycline approved
Combo antibiotic for CRE
Telemedicine and antibiotic prescribing
FDA approves new antibiotic
Linezolid resistance in food animals
Water consumption and UTIs
Oct 05, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 05, 2018

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

Oct 04, 2018

Oct 04, 2018
Raw burger and ham

FSIS recalls beef, ham in Salmonella, Listeria outbreaks

Fifty-seven people have fallen ill with salmonellosis, while Listeria has caused 1 death.

Oct 04, 2018

News Scan for Oct 04, 2018

New Saudi MERS case
Baloxavir benefits for high-risk groups
Oral flu vaccine trial
Coconut Salmonella outbreak

Oct 03, 2018

Oct 03, 2018

News Scan for Oct 03, 2018

Ebola treatment trial
More egg-linked Salmonella
New tetracycline approved
Cholera in Zimbabwe

Sep 28, 2018

Sep 28, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 28, 2018

Race and antibiotics
UK-Africa AMR partnership
Multidrug-resistant fungus
Incentives for antibiotic development
Fecal transplant for stem cell recipients
Antifungal stewardship
CARB-X call for open data
Resistance-tracking partnership
ESBL E coli in meat

Sep 27, 2018

Sep 27, 2018
Child receiving flu shot

CDC notes flu vaccine uptake down a bit in young kids

Coverage in kids 4 and younger was 67.8% last season, down 2.2 percentage points.

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