News & Perspective

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

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
Gonorrhea bacteria

Experts brace for more super-resistant gonorrhea

The arrival of the inevitable untreatable cases is being sped up by rising rates of gonorrhea and other STDs.

Sep 04, 2018
Doctor preparing flu shot for child

AAP urges flu shots over nasal spray for kids when possible

Both AAP and the CDC, though, support using FluMist with the goal of optimizing vaccine coverage.

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

Aug 31, 2018

Aug 31, 2018

News Scan for Aug 31, 2018

DRC Ebola total at 116
MERS in Saudi Arabia
More polio in 4 nations
H1N2v case in Ohio
Intercontinental avian flu duck travel
Aug 31, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 31, 2018

C diff testing in the NICU
Resistant gonorrhea in Europe
ESBL bacteria in sprouts

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