News & Perspective

Oct 19, 2016

Oct 19, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Oct 19, 2016

ASPs in rehab facilities
HHS awards $16 million to improve antibiotic use

Oct 18, 2016

Oct 18, 2016
Government funding

Zika funding to be split among CDC, NIH, emergency fund

Also today, a Lancet letter details the second case of female-to-male sexual spread.

Oct 07, 2016

Oct 07, 2016

ASP News Scan for Oct 07, 2016

High-dose colistin treatment
Microbiome stewardship research
BARDA funds rapid diagnostic test
Resistant Shigella
AMR and poverty
MRSA in UK pork
Online antibiotic Rx

Oct 06, 2016

Oct 06, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Oct 06, 2016

Microbiome stewardship research
BARDA funds rapid diagnostic test

Oct 03, 2016

Oct 03, 2016

News Scan for Oct 03, 2016

MRSA in UK pork
Online antibiotic Rx
Chikungunya increase
Anthrax vaccine funds
Yellow fever vaccine

Sep 28, 2016

Sep 28, 2016
Lab worker PCR test

CDC scientist challenges accuracy of Zika test

In other news, the Senate passes a funding bill that includes $1.1 billion in Zika money.

Sep 26, 2016

Sep 26, 2016
Aedes aegypti mosquito

Four suspected Zika microcephaly cases in Thailand

Also, Florida, the Philippines, and Singapore report more locally acquired cases.

Sep 22, 2016

Sep 22, 2016
Petri dish in lab

GAO finds 11 more breaches at high-security labs

The most common pathogens not properly inactivated were Bacillus anthracis and Francisella tularensis.

Sep 21, 2016

Sep 21, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Sep 21, 2016

HHS antibiotic resistance funds
MRSA linked to eating poultry

Sep 20, 2016

Sep 20, 2016

CDC ups Zika testing support; Florida reports more local cases

In other developments, without Zika funding federal officials have had to tap research money for cancer and other diseases.

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