News & Perspective

Nov 15, 2017

Nov 15, 2017
Hospital hand washing

WHO offers guidance on carbapenem-resistant bacteria

The first-ever global guidelines aim to prevent 3 types of superbugs in healthcare settings.

Nov 15, 2017
Bacterial culture in petri dish

Latest European data show increasing antibiotic resistance

The report shows increasing trends in several bacteria, most notably in rates of combined resistance for E coli.

Nov 15, 2017

News Scan for Nov 15, 2017

Northern Hemisphere flu uptick
Flu vaccine protection by age
Madagascar plague declines
Nov 15, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 15, 2017

ECDC CRE guidance
European research funding
Optimal MDR-TB treatment

Nov 14, 2017

Nov 14, 2017
Chicken

New avian flu outbreaks noted as USDA OK's DNA poultry vaccine

Bulgaria and South Africa report outbreaks, and the USDA approves the first poultry DNA vaccine.

Nov 14, 2017
Drawing blood

Brazilian study indicates Zika may have hit poor hardest

The study of people in Salvador, Brazil, shows infection rates exceeding 60% in many populations.

Nov 14, 2017

News Scan for Nov 14, 2017

Real-time resistance tracker
Salmonella in calves
Drug-resistant malaria controversy
Hepatitis A in California

Nov 13, 2017

Nov 13, 2017
MRSA

Canada reports rising MRSA, VRE but drop in antibiotic use

The report shows a first-time drop in medically important antibiotic use in animals.

Nov 13, 2017

News Scan for Nov 13, 2017

New MERS cases
Yellow fever in Nigeria
HHS secretary nomination
Legionnaires' at Disney
Canadian flu cost estimate
Nov 13, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 13, 2017

US AMR progress
Antimicrobial use in Northern Ireland
Resistance in space

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