News & Perspective

Oct 23, 2017

Oct 23, 2017
retail chicken

NARMS report shows some improvements in resistant Salmonella but a few red flags

The annual reports describe resistance patterns in samples from humans, retail meat, and animals at slaughter.

Oct 23, 2017

UK report shows progress, areas of concern in fight against AMR

Surveillance report finds rising incidence of E coli bacteremia, declining antibiotic consumption in England.

Oct 23, 2017

News Scan for Oct 23, 2017

Mugabe flap shakes WHO
Plague in Madagascar
Shingles vaccine approval
Avian flu in three countries
Pandemic planning exercise

Oct 20, 2017

Oct 20, 2017
Book cover

'Big Chicken' tells story of antibiotic use, misuse in poultry industry

New book examines the growth of antibiotic resistance in the poultry industry.

Oct 20, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 20, 2017

Gonococcal antimicrobial surveillance
Drug non-susceptible gonorrhea
Novel antibiotic resistance genes
Oct 20, 2017

News Scan for Oct 20, 2017

Marburg virus in Uganda
Polio in Afghanistan and Syria
Salmonella outbreak probe ends
Tdap coverage in pregnancy
Oct 20, 2017

Flu Scan for Oct 20, 2017

IV zanamivir in kids
H5N8 in Italy

Oct 19, 2017

Oct 19, 2017
Ferret

Study details pandemic potential of latest H7N9 flu strains

In a sample from a patient who died, researchers saw signs that the H7N9 virus had started to mutate to a form resistant to Tamiflu.

Oct 19, 2017
Enterobacteriaceae

New diarrhea guidelines stress implications of molecular tests

Improved testing may identify pathogens unsuspected by clinicians and create a need for infectious disease expertise in interpreting and acting on findings.

Oct 19, 2017

News Scan for Oct 19, 2017

Plague in Madagascar
Marburg deaths in Uganda
CDC Zika guidance update
Animal agriculture threat report
Gonococcal antimicrobial surveillance

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