News & Perspective

Mar 13, 2018

Mar 13, 2018
Pregnant woman at airport

Survey finds generally good local capacity to address Zika in pregnant women

Researchers find that 80% of local health department have communication and referral mechanisms between their maternal and child health programs and agency programs, and 78% have access to electronic lab results.

Mar 09, 2018

Mar 09, 2018
Downward trend

Flu activity drops across country as season ebbs

The acting CDC director, though, says more cases can be expected yet this season.

Mar 09, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 09, 2018

Animal antibiotic use in Cambodia
MDR bacteria in Italy
Guidance in C diff prevention
MCR-1, CPE in Portugal
New CARB-X funding
US antibiotic-resistance funds

Mar 08, 2018

Mar 08, 2018
Nurse and outpatient

Needle hasn't moved on US outpatient antibiotic prescribing

For the top three antibiotics, usage was much higher in winter than in summer.

Mar 08, 2018

News Scan for Mar 08, 2018

Animal antibiotic use in Cambodia
Hospital MERS case
Brazilian yellow fever
105 new chicken salad illnesses

Mar 07, 2018

Mar 07, 2018
Vaccinated baby

Study finds no immune overload for US kids' vaccine schedule

The extensive study adds to an already vast collection of data on vaccine safety.

Mar 06, 2018

Mar 06, 2018

News Scan for Mar 06, 2018

Salmonella and guinea pigs
Rift Valley fever in South Sudan

Mar 02, 2018

Mar 02, 2018
Older hospital patient respiratory care

US flu activity drops further as hospitalizations rise

The percentage of outpatient visits for ILI plummeted last week, but hospitalizations increased.

Mar 02, 2018

News Scan for Mar 02, 2018

Yellow fever in Brazil
Emergent award for smallpox countermeasure
H5N6 in Denmark and Wales
More kratom-linked Salmonella cases

Feb 28, 2018

Feb 28, 2018

News Scan for Feb 28, 2018

Salmonella in sprouts
1918 pandemic harbinger wave
Flu vaccine and heart failure

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