News & Perspective

May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018
Doctor dispensing single pill

Report: Fragile supply chain causing antibiotic shortages, resistance threat

Some patients are getting inferior antibiotics, the authors say.

May 31, 2018
Stately camel

Cluster of MERS illnesses reported in Saudi family

The first patient got sick after exposure to camels and their milk, and six others contracted the virus in the household setting.

May 31, 2018

News Scan for May 31, 2018

More DRC Ebola cases
Nipah deaths in India
Emergency guidelines gaps
Avian flu outbreaks
May 31, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 31, 2018

VIM-producing Pseudomonas
Multidrug resistance in France

May 30, 2018

May 30, 2018
DR Congo vaccination

Ebola cases drop as more specimens test negative

Cases now total 51, and vaccine uptake has been high among more than 900 case contacts identified.

May 30, 2018
Pigs in mud

FAO chief urges wiser antibiotic use in food animals

Also, the FAO, WHO, and OIE agree to strengthen their collaboration on antimicrobial resistance.

May 30, 2018
Boy getting checkup

New studies highlight Zika presentation in kids, veterans

In the children's study, headache, irritability, and hospitalization rates varied by age.

May 30, 2018

News Scan for May 30, 2018

Antibiotics and protein production
Nipah deaths in India
China scarlet fever

May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018

News Scan for May 29, 2018

MERS case in UAE
Southern Hemisphere flu rise
May 29, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 29, 2018

European antibiotic use
NICU stewardship
Modified urine-culture reports
Stewardship in PharmD curricula
Fatal Elizabethkingia and prescribing

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