News & Perspective

Apr 19, 2019

Apr 19, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Apr 19, 2019

MCR-1 in mussels
Antibiotic Rx in Italian preschoolers
Antibiotic use in UK nursing homes
Antibiotic prescribing and outcomes
Hotel-related superbug colonization
AMR and climate change
MDR pathogens in petting zoos
Drug-resistant bloodstream infections
MDROs on patients' hands
Europe-Duke joint venture

Mar 27, 2019

Mar 27, 2019
Wastewater treatment plant

Resistance genes in wastewater shown to mirror clinical resistance

Findings followed a north-to-south gradient in Europe.

Jan 04, 2019

Jan 04, 2019

News Scan for Jan 04, 2019

New Saudi MERS case
Knighthood for Wellcome Trust experts
Acute flaccid myelitis in Europe
Panama hantavirus rise

Jul 13, 2018

Jul 13, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 13, 2018

Stewardship nudge
MDR-TB in kids
Mycoplasma genitalium guidelines
Fluoroquinolone safety update
Kids' fever and antibiotics
Resistant Klebsiella in Europe
Ceftolozane-tazobactam against E coli
UK competition for AMR innovation
Funding for new gonorrhea drug
Antibiotic course for pneumonia
CRE reduction in Israel
Southeast Asian neonatal infections

Jul 07, 2017

Jul 07, 2017

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 07, 2017

Costs of MRSA in Norway
C diff in sandboxes
ED antibiotic Rx drop
Diagnosing bacterial infections
MRSA in Taiwan
Antibiotics for UTIs in Uganda
Jul 07, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 07, 2017

Costs of MRSA in Norway
C diff in sandboxes

Dec 27, 2016

Dec 27, 2016

News Scan for Dec 27, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
US and global flu updates
Vet contracts H7N2
H3N2v in Canada

Feb 17, 2012

Feb 17, 2012

Flu activity continues late-season climb

(CIDRAP News) – Flu activity in the United States, Canada, and parts of Europe continues to increase, but for the most part, levels of both mild and severe illness are low compared with past flu seasons, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today.

Activity appears to have peaked in a few Northern Hemisphere locations, such as some countries in Western Europe, North Africa, and northern China, according to the WHO.

Jan 06, 2012

Jan 06, 2012

Flu activity starting to rise in Europe, parts of US

(CIDRAP News) – Though flu activity is still below epidemic thresholds in most of the Northern Hemisphere, increases in areas such as Spain, northern Africa, and part of Canada suggest that the season is starting, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today.

Dec 16, 2011

Dec 16, 2011

Flu watchdogs report few hot spots

(CIDRAP News) – Flu activity remained low in the Northern Hemisphere last week, with only a few countries, such as Costa Rica and Cameroon, reporting spikes in the number of cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today.

Costa Rica is the only tropical country in the Americas to report increasing numbers of cases, which are primarily influenza A/H3N2, the WHO said.

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