News & Perspective

Mar 03, 2016

Mar 03, 2016
Surgeons operating

CDC notes progress, threat regarding hospital superbugs

Today's CDC report focused on the six most concerning antibiotic-resistant bacteria and found better progress against them in short-term healthcare settings.

Mar 03, 2016

News Scan for Mar 03, 2016

Blood infections in Wisconsin
MCR-1 in retail chicken
New Saudi MERS case
Chikungunya-dengue co-infections
Ebola funeral cluster

Mar 02, 2016

Mar 02, 2016
Staphylococcus aureus

Staph susceptibility varies in children by treatment, geography

MRSA infections have declined in recent years, paralleling a drop in adults.

Feb 26, 2016

Feb 26, 2016

News Scan for Feb 26, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
Local dengue in Uruguay
MCR-1 in Tunisia
Antibiotics, HUS, and E coli
Polio in Laos

Feb 24, 2016

Feb 24, 2016

News Scan for Feb 24, 2016

FDA candidate confirmed
H5N1 outbreaks in France
MDR-TB drug partnership

Feb 17, 2016

Feb 17, 2016

News Scan for Feb 17, 2016

More Saudi MERS cases
Intensive Ebola treatment
Wider age range eyed for antibiotic

Feb 11, 2016

Feb 11, 2016

News Scan for Feb 11, 2016

Global dengue burden
Antibiotic resistance in Europe
MCR-1 spread in French livestock
Saudi MERS risk

Feb 10, 2016

Feb 10, 2016

News Scan for Feb 10, 2016

Antibiotic prescribing intervention
Pneumonia drug looks promising
Lyme disease in Hispanics
FDA budget request

Feb 01, 2016

Feb 01, 2016
E coli

Chinese, Canadian teams report more MCR-1 detections

In one worrisome finding, MCR-1 was found in chicken E coli alongside other resistance genes.

Jan 20, 2016

Jan 20, 2016
Sick man in bed

ACP, CDC advise on antibiotic use for respiratory conditions

The guidance targets antibiotic use for colds and other common ailments.


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