News & Perspective

Nov 03, 2017

Nov 03, 2017
Child pneumonia patient

Study: Azithromycin overprescribed for kids' pneumonia

Using just 1 drug instead of 2 could go a long way in curbing azithromycin use.

Nov 03, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 03, 2017

Livestock-related MRSA
Antimicrobial stewardship recognition
IV antibiotics for UTIs
MRSA vaccine candidate
MCR-1 in pigs
MRSA and patient-sharing
Pneumonia overprescribing
New CARB-X funding
Hospital ASPs
Wales superbug deaths decline
Antibiotics in nursing homes
Nov 03, 2017

News Scan for Nov 03, 2017

Variant flu cases
Livestock-related MRSA
More polio cases
Zika in pregnant women

Nov 02, 2017

Nov 02, 2017
Klebsiella

Reports say highly virulent Klebsiella strains emerged 4 years ago

The MDR strains emerged earlier and are more widespread than thought.

Nov 02, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 02, 2017

Antimicrobial stewardship recognition
IV antibiotics for UTIs

Nov 01, 2017

Nov 01, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 01, 2017

MRSA vaccine candidate
MCR-1 in pigs
MRSA and patient-sharing
Pneumonia overprescribing

Oct 31, 2017

Oct 31, 2017
White chickens

Report: Veterinary antibiotic sales, use in UK falling

Antibiotic use in food-producing animals fell by 27% from 2014 to 2016.

Oct 31, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 31, 2017

New CARB-X funding
Hospital ASPs
Wales superbug deaths decline

Oct 30, 2017

Oct 30, 2017
TB therapy

Despite progress, WHO paints 'grim' picture of global TB

2016 saw 10.4 million TB cases and 1.7 million deaths, with 490,000 multidrug-resistant cases.

Oct 30, 2017

News Scan for Oct 30, 2017

Kenya Marburg tracing
Madagascar plague
Yellow fever in South America
Oral flu vaccine trial
Antibiotics in nursing homes

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