News & Perspective

Aug 29, 2018

Aug 29, 2018
Ebola hand washing

WHO identifies critical window for curbing DRC Ebola spread

Cases are at 112 (84 confirmed); officials are also tracking 18 suspected cases.

Aug 29, 2018
Couple in bed

US sees record STD cases, rising gonorrhea resistance

The new data mark a 4th straight year of "steep and sustained" increases.

Aug 29, 2018

News Scan for Aug 29, 2018

BSE in Florida cow
Salmonella in kosher chicken
Congo yellow fever threat
Zika and congenital delays
Aug 29, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 29, 2018

UK FMT C diff guidelines
Pharmacist-led stewardship
Typhoid vaccine as stewardship tool

Aug 28, 2018

Aug 28, 2018
Raw turkey breast

Analysis ties resistant E coli from poultry meat to human UTIs

The resistant E coli sublineage ST131-H22 has become established in poultry.

Aug 28, 2018

News Scan for Aug 28, 2018

MERS vaccine partnership
Molecular TB testing
H5N1 avian flu in Malaysia
Aug 28, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 28, 2018

New antibiotic for intra-abdominal infections
Web training for antibiotic stewardship
Chest x-ray and pneumonia

Aug 27, 2018

Aug 27, 2018
Mom and baby Ebola contact tracing

As Ebola cases hit 111, DRC responders address local concerns

Also, 3 experts assert that pregnant and lactating women should get the vaccine.

Aug 27, 2018

News Scan for Aug 27, 2018

Chicken-linked Salmonella
Senate funding of public health
Measles vaccination in South America
Aug 27, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 27, 2018

Bedaquiline for MDR-TB
Australian stewardship study


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