News & Perspective

Sep 11, 2018

Sep 11, 2018
Endoscopy

Report ties 2 US cases of MCR-1 to problematic GI scope

The two patients shared exposure to a duodenoscope used in endoscopy.

Sep 10, 2018

Sep 10, 2018
Incheon international airport South Korea

South Korea reports MERS in Kuwait business traveler

In 2015, an imported case sparked outbreaks that sickened 186 people.

Sep 10, 2018
Ebola temp screen

DRC reports second Ebola case from urban hub

In Butembo, a test on a sperm sample found the virus in a man who fled to the city after he got sick in Ituri province.

Sep 10, 2018
Monkeypox

UK reports its first case of monkeypox

The patient is a Nigeria resident who likely contracted the infection there before traveling to the United Kingdom.

Sep 10, 2018

News Scan for Sep 10, 2018

Saudi MERS case
Accessible antimicrobial resistance data
New malaria drug trial

Sep 07, 2018

Sep 07, 2018
Ebola treatment center in DR Congo

Another Ebola case detected outside DRC's main hot spots

The case is in a village in Masereka health zone not far from the large city of Butembo.

Sep 07, 2018
Capsules and syringe

Study provides data behind new MDR-TB guidance

Newer and repurposed drugs produced better results and fewer deaths than older treatments did.

Sep 07, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 07, 2018

Priority areas for ASP research
Ineffective probiotics
Pharmacist intervention for MRSA
Drug resistance and death certificates
Preventive antibiotics for COPD
MDR bacteria in pets
Maryland antibiotic regulations
Sep 07, 2018

News Scan for Sep 07, 2018

More flulike illness in fliers
MERS in Saudi Arabia
More polio in Papua NG
WHO on dengue vaccination
Congo yellow fever threat
Sep 07, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 07, 2018

Priority areas for ASP research
Ineffective probiotics
Pharmacist intervention for MRSA

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