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Dec 21, 2017

Dec 21, 2017

News Scan for Dec 21, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Legionella in cooling towers
1 million cholera cases
Measles in England, Greece

Dec 19, 2017

Dec 19, 2017

News Scan for Dec 19, 2017

More monkeypox
Contaminated rattlesnake pills
Resistant gonorrhea
H5N1 in Cambodia
Madagascar plague

Dec 18, 2017

Dec 18, 2017
CDC headquarters

Infectious disease groups weigh in on CDC-budget word ban

"Censorship . . . threatens to disrupt a prime goal of government: protecting public safety," the groups write.

Dec 18, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 18, 2017

Candida auris cases rise
Reduced antibiotics in fast-food beef
MDRO readmission

Dec 15, 2017

Dec 15, 2017
Sick woman taking temp

US flu activity jumps as new variant H3N2 case confirmed

Flu activity is widespread in 12 states, and the CDC reports a variant H3N2 case and a flu-related death in a child.

Dec 15, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 15, 2017

Rifampicin for Staph bacteremia
VRE in the ICU
ICU antibiotic stewardship
More puppy Campylobacter
Better antibiotic drug trials
Vaccines to fight AMR
Asymptomatic bacteriuria treatment guide
Antimicrobial resistance workshop

Dec 14, 2017

Dec 14, 2017
Mom holding baby

Study profiles severe challenges in toddlers born with Zika

Some problems became more apparent with age, and the follow-up findings could help providers plan care for other babies born with Zika-related defects.

Dec 13, 2017

Dec 13, 2017

News Scan for Dec 13, 2017

More puppy Campylobacter
Food safety panel phased out
Urine TB test developed
Zika vaccine durability
MenB vaccine in young adults

Dec 08, 2017

Dec 08, 2017
Get a flu shot sign in Chicago

US flu continues to rise and expand its reach

The number of states reporting geographically widespread flu rose from 4 to 7.

Dec 08, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 08, 2017

MRSA surveillance limits
ESBL prevention
Beta-lactamase outbreak
Improper therapy for Enterobacteriaceae
Candida auris case study
Treatment for Candida infections
C diff vaccine axed


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