News & Perspective

Nov 30, 2018

Nov 30, 2018
Longhorned tick

CDC: Worrisome longhorned tick spreading rapidly in US

A female tick can reproduce—1,000 to 2,000 eggs at a time—without mating.

Nov 30, 2018
Oral polio vaccine

Polio experts address fears over disease resurgence

A WHO panel raises concerns about an increase in wild poliovirus cases, among other setbacks.

Nov 30, 2018

Sanderson Farms to phase out medically important antibiotics

The company says it will stop using medically important antibiotics for disease prevention in its live poultry operations.

Nov 30, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 30, 2018

Superbugs in Canadian ICUs
Probiotics and ESBL colonization
Antibiotics after rhinoplasty
Rapid flu diagnostic tests
CDC funding for AMR initiatives
VRE, MRSA co-colonization in nursing homes
UV disinfection for C diff
Fluoroquinolones and aortic rupture risk
Resistance action plan
Deaths from MDROs
Stewardship in a Japanese hospital
Stewardship study quality
Nov 30, 2018

News Scan for Nov 30, 2018

Ebola in the DRC
Avian flu in Minnesota, South Africa
US flu continues rise
Nov 30, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 30, 2018

Superbugs in Canadian ICUs
Probiotics and ESBL colonization

Nov 29, 2018

Nov 29, 2018
Ebola healthcare worker

DRC's 426-case Ebola outbreak now 2nd largest ever

The DRC recorded 4 new cases and 3 additional deaths today.

Nov 29, 2018
Young boy with measles

Report: Measles spike triggered by vaccination gaps

Although vaccines have saved millions of lives, experts estimate that, since 2016, cases have increased by more than 30%.

Nov 29, 2018

News Scan for Nov 29, 2018

Slight Northern Hemisphere flu rise
E coli romaine probe
Tahini-linked Salmonella outbreak
Nov 29, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 29, 2018

Antibiotics after rhinoplasty
Rapid flu diagnostic tests
CDC funding for AMR initiatives

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