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May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 26, 2017

Resistant gonorrhea in China
MCR-1 in Australia
Delayed antibiotics for respiratory infections
Pneumonia antibiotic failure
MDR-TB mortality
MDR Salmonella in poultry

May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017
Skvortsova, Tedros, and Chan

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected WHO director-general

Tedros, the first African to lead the WHO, succeeds Margaret Chan on Jul 1 as she steps down from the post after serving the global health agency for 10 years. 

May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017
WHA Margaret Chan

WHA hears Chan's farewell, prepares to pick new WHO head

Chan said infectious disease challenges over the last decade led to better preparedness, but not nearly enough.

Mar 17, 2017

Mar 17, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 17, 2017

Animal antibiotic use
Antibiotic-resistant eye infections
Antibiotic misconceptions
Sexual spread of resistant bacteria
New gram-negative antibiotic
MDRO screening, isolation

Mar 03, 2017

Mar 03, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 03, 2017

Antibiotic development incentives
De-escalation to ertapenem
NDM-1 in Ethiopia
MRSA, VRE in infants
Drug resistance in UTIs
Antibiotic resistance poll
Rising UK colistin use
Drug-resistant TB plea
MDR infections in organ transplants
Stewardship app

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