News & Perspective

Aug 31, 2018

Aug 31, 2018
Burgers on grill

E coli cases prompt ground chuck recall from Publix stores

Of 18 cases, 15 are in Florida; the meat producer has not been named.

Aug 31, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Aug 31, 2018

C diff testing in the NICU
Resistant gonorrhea in Europe
ESBL bacteria in sprouts
Antibiotic resistance risk factors
Business case for stewardship
UK FMT C diff guidelines
Pharmacist-led stewardship
Typhoid vaccine as stewardship tool
Web training for antibiotic stewardship
Chest x-ray and pneumonia
New antibiotic for intra-abdominal infections
Bedaquiline for MDR-TB
Australian stewardship study

Aug 30, 2018

Aug 30, 2018
Ebola disinfection

Suspicious case in Goma ruled out, but DRC confirms more Ebola

Goma is the capital of North Kivu province, near the border with Rwanda.

Aug 30, 2018
Polio vax Nepal

Study reveals early impact of 3-strain oral polio vaccine withdrawal

The study provides evidence that population immunity is critical for the successful phase-out of oral polio vaccines.

Aug 30, 2018

News Scan for Aug 30, 2018

Epilepsy in Zika-affected babies
Global health security strategy
Aug 30, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 30, 2018

Antibiotic resistance risk factors
Business case for stewardship

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

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