News & Perspective

Nov 13, 2018

Nov 13, 2018

News Scan for Nov 13, 2018

New MERS case
AFM in Scottish kids
Health departments against antimicrobial resistance
Oseltamivir and psychiatric events

Jun 12, 2018

Jun 12, 2018

News Scan for Jun 12, 2018

Tests rule out more Ebola cases
Colistin-resistant E coli in Vietnam
Orthobunyavirus research developments
Hospital precaution failure patterns
PCV and Hib vaccine impact
Global flu trends

Jun 11, 2018

Jun 11, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 11, 2018

Influenza-MRSA coinfection in kids
Combo therapy for resistant Klebsiella

Jun 08, 2018

Jun 08, 2018
Stethoscope exam on coughing patient

CDC study: Antibiotics still widely overused for respiratory infections

Fully 41% of antibiotic prescriptions written for patients with ARIs were inappropriate.

May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018

News Scan for May 25, 2018

Nipah virus in India
Salmonella and kratom
New US pediatric flu death
MCR-1, MCR-3 in Korea
Polio in Nigeria

May 15, 2018

May 15, 2018

News Scan for May 15, 2018

Funding for rapid UTI test
Global flu holds steady
Infections in TB contacts

May 04, 2018

May 04, 2018

News Scan for May 04, 2018

Yellow fever in Brazil
3 more kids' flu deaths
Antibiotic resistance in ICUs
Chikungunya vaccine fast-tracked

Jan 09, 2018

Jan 09, 2018

News Scan for Jan 09, 2018

More MERS in Saudi Arabia
Suspected VHF in South Sudan
Global flu rises
Migrant MDR-TB

Oct 04, 2017

Oct 04, 2017

News Scan for Oct 04, 2017

UTI susceptibility test
Global flu trends
Bourbon virus vector

Apr 07, 2017

Apr 07, 2017
Coughing woman

Rapid test shows mixed results for respiratory infections

Though results are mixed, point-of-care testing could reduce antibiotic use.

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