News & Perspective

Sep 06, 2018

Sep 06, 2018
Medical video conference

VA pilot study finds telehealth could aid stewardship

It could be a helpful tool for antibiotic stewardship in hospitals that lack optimal specialists.

Sep 06, 2018

News Scan for Sep 06, 2018

More Ebola in DRC
Salmonella pasta salad outbreak
Drug resistance and death certificates
Sep 06, 2018

Flu Scan for Sep 06, 2018

Flu, colds implicated in NYC fliers
CDC peramivir stockpile contract
Topical cream vaccine boost trial
WHO on 6th H7N9 wave

Sep 05, 2018

Sep 05, 2018
Woman wearing surgical mask

New single-dose antiviral cuts flu symptoms, viral loads

Baloxavir reduced flu symptoms by 1 day and reduced viral shedding.

Sep 05, 2018
Polluted slum

Study cites 'contagion' as main factor in antimicrobial resistance levels

The spread of bacteria in people, animals, and the environment is a major factor in high resistance levels, new data suggest.

Sep 05, 2018
Butembo, DR Congo

DRC Ebola outbreak expands to large city as Beni cases rise

An Ebola-infected patient died in Butembo, a city of nearly 1 million people.

Sep 05, 2018

News Scan for Sep 05, 2018

Mystery illnesses on NYC flight
Salmonella from cereal
Preventive antibiotics for COPD
Lassa fever antiviral trial

Sep 04, 2018

Sep 04, 2018
Ebola response efforts

DRC: More confirmed Ebola cases in Beni, Mabalako

Officials confirmed 5 cases in recent days, bringing the outbreak total to 121.

Sep 04, 2018

News Scan for Sep 04, 2018

Saudi MERS cases
Cyclospora in domestic cilantro
Avian flu in Asia, Europe
Sep 04, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 04, 2018

MDR bacteria in pets
Maryland antibiotic regulations


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