News & Perspective

Oct 31, 2017

Oct 31, 2017
Pandemic/epidemic sign

COMMENTARY: Pandemic preparedness and missed opportunities

"It seems we've lost an understanding of the difference between a pandemic and an epidemic."

Oct 30, 2017

Oct 30, 2017
TB therapy

Despite progress, WHO paints 'grim' picture of global TB

2016 saw 10.4 million TB cases and 1.7 million deaths, with 490,000 multidrug-resistant cases.

Oct 30, 2017

Monkeypox confirmed in 6 more Nigerian patients

The outbreak has now become Nigeria's largest ever, with 9 confirmed cases.

Oct 30, 2017

MERS sickens 4 more in Saudi Arabia

The cases were reported in different areas of the country, though two are from the same city.

Oct 30, 2017

News Scan for Oct 30, 2017

Kenya Marburg tracing
Madagascar plague
Yellow fever in South America
Oral flu vaccine trial
Antibiotics in nursing homes

Oct 27, 2017

Oct 27, 2017
Ebola outbreak doctor

Uganda confirms 2nd Marburg case, isolates 2 others

The man, who died from his infection, is a brother of the first confirmed case-patient.

Oct 27, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 27, 2017

Hospital antibiotic consumption
Antibiotic use, resistance indicators
Prolonged antibiotics for sepsis
Resistant bacteria in seafood
MRSA vaccine candidate
Provider role in CRE spread
Airborne resistant pathogens
Patient movement and C diff
Resistant salmonella in pigs
Antimicrobial resistance research awards
Oct 27, 2017

News Scan for Oct 27, 2017

Plague in Madagascar
Yemen cholera outbreak slows
Hospital antibiotic consumption
Oct 27, 2017

Flu Scan for Oct 27, 2017

US H1N2v flu case
Avian flu in Dominican Republic, Italy

Oct 26, 2017

Oct 26, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 26, 2017

Antibiotic use, resistance indicators
Prolonged antibiotics for sepsis
Resistant bacteria in seafood

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