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May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017

News Scan for May 12, 2017

Brazil ends Zika emergency
Drug-resistance in Belgium
GAO weighs avian flu control
Emergency readiness challenges

Dec 14, 2016

Dec 14, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 14, 2016

Carbapenem-resistant A baumannii
Fewer hospital-acquired infections
Proton-pump inhibitors and ESBL-E

Nov 14, 2016

Nov 14, 2016

News Scan for Nov 14, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
Chikungunya spike
Ventilator pneumonia
New BARDA head
Heater-cooler device probe

Jun 22, 2016

Jun 22, 2016
IV port

Rule ties hospital antibiotic stewardship to Medicare funds

Feds say coordinated activities can save $1 billion a year.

Aug 18, 2015

Aug 18, 2015

News Scan for Aug 18, 2015

Vaccine hesitancy
FDA on contaminated scopes
More chikungunya cases
Anthrax vaccine contract

Aug 12, 2015

Aug 12, 2015

News Scan for Aug 12, 2015

Polio milestone in Africa
More Cyclospora cases
More global AI outbreaks
Cleaning healthcare surfaces

Mar 25, 2015

Mar 25, 2015

News Scan for Mar 25, 2015

New Saudi MERS case
Anthrax antibody treatment
Antimicrobial stewardship

Feb 12, 2013

Feb 12, 2013

US report card on hospital infections shows steady improvement

(CIDRAP News) – A new snapshot of infections acquired at US health facilities shows encouraging reductions in some notable areas, with room for improvement in others, such as catheter-associated urinary tract infections (UTIs), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported yesterday.

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