News & Perspective

Sep 20, 2016

Sep 20, 2016

News Scan for Sep 20, 2016

MERS in Austria
Global flu update
Triclosan-containing sutures
Ebola strain comparison

Aug 23, 2016

Aug 23, 2016
Blurry gurney

CDC urges fast action on preventing, treating sepsis

The condition strikes quickly and can lead to tissue failure, organ damage, and death.

Jul 19, 2016

Jul 19, 2016
Patient on ventilator

IDSA: Use short course of antibiotics for hospital pneumonia

Hospital-acquired and ventilator-related pneumonia get a 7-day course, IDSA says.

Jul 14, 2016

Jul 14, 2016

News Scan for Jul 14, 2016

Saudi MERS case
Southern Hemisphere flu rise
Resistant fungal infections
HAIs: Melioidosis, mycobacteria
EV-D68 and flaccid myelitis

Jul 11, 2016

Jul 11, 2016

News Scan for Jul 11, 2016

Burkholderia cepacia outbreak
More chikungunya cases

Jun 22, 2016

Jun 22, 2016
IV port

Rule ties hospital antibiotic stewardship to Medicare funds

Feds say coordinated activities can save $1 billion a year.

May 12, 2016

May 12, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for May 12, 2016

Shorter MDR-TB regimen
Antibiotic resistance action plan
Colorado scope infections

May 02, 2016

May 02, 2016

News Scan for May 02, 2016

Defective surgical gowns
Saudi MERS cases
More chikungunya
Yellow fever in DRC, Uganda

Apr 28, 2016

Apr 28, 2016
IV antibiotic

Report: Antibiotic stewardship programs lower infections, improve care

A case-study series from the Pew Charitable Trusts profiles the impact of antibiotic stewardship programs, which also include cost savings.

Apr 26, 2016

Apr 26, 2016

News Scan for Apr 26, 2016

Ebola vaccine funding
Yellow fever vaccination for travelers
C diff hospital intervention

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