News & Perspective

Sep 13, 2019

Sep 13, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 13, 2019

India joins antibiotic R&D hub
Resistant infections in African infants
Antibiotics in UK poultry
Chick-fil-A antibiotic-free
Resistant E coli in sewage
Fluoroquinolones and leaky heart valves
Meropenem for bacterial meningitis
Antibiotics and flu vaccine response
Treating complex abdominal infection

May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 17, 2019

Northern Ireland AMR plan
Rapid susceptibility tests
Unnecessary abx for respiratory infections
Antibiotics in school beef
UK veterinary stewardship policy
Improper prescribing in seniors
Resistant TB testing in China
Antibiotic production partnership
MCR-1 in chickens, camels
New CARB-X funding
Grant for TB research

May 03, 2019

May 03, 2019

News Scan for May 03, 2019

WHO H5N1 flu confirmation
Carbapenem reduction strategy
More polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan
Flu imprinting research
Mayaro virus in South America

Nov 08, 2018

Nov 08, 2018
Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the gonorrhea bacterium

New gonorrhea antibiotic shows efficacy in small trial

The drug, zoliflodacin, was highly effective in treating urogenital and rectal infections but not pharyngeal cases.

Apr 25, 2018

Apr 25, 2018
Malaria mosquito net

Malaria studies show benefit of mass treatment, methylene blue

On World Malaria Day, global health leaders aired concerns about stalled progress in some regions and recommitted to the battle against the disease.

Aug 14, 2017

Aug 14, 2017

News Scan for Aug 14, 2017

MERS case
Multidrug-resistant BSIs in India
Polio emergency continues
Ricin vaccine funding
Chikungunya in the Americas

Mar 30, 2017

Mar 30, 2017
Scientist in laboratory

CARB-X awards $24 million for new antibacterial products

The products include 3 new classes of small-molecule antibiotics.

Feb 19, 2015

Feb 19, 2015

News Scan for Feb 19, 2015

More Saudi MERS cases
'Superbug' infections in California
TB research initiatives
Neglected tropical diseases

Oct 18, 2012

Oct 18, 2012

WHO report notes TB progress, areas for concern

(CIDRAP News) – Several developments are having an impact on reducing tuberculosis (TB) infections and deaths in several countries, but the disease's burden is still enormous, and response to multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) remains slow, the World Health Organization (WHO) said yesterday in its latest report on the global TB situation.

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