News & Perspective

Oct 19, 2018

Oct 19, 2018
hospitalized child

CDC reports first child flu death of the new flu season

The CDC started its reporting for the new flu season last week, and so far most of the Unites States is experiencing sporadic flu detections.

Oct 19, 2018

News Scan for Oct 19, 2018

More Ebola in Beni
New polio cases
NYC measles clusters
Dengvaxia approved in Europe
BSE on Scottish farm
Avian flu outbreaks in Vietnam and Bulgaria
Oct 19, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 19, 2018

Undetected MDR-TB in South Africa
Carbapenem prescribing algorithm

Oct 18, 2018

Oct 18, 2018
Displaced people

More Ebola cases reported from Beni, WHO update covers more 'red zone' risks

The WHO is concerned about recent cases from a 'red zone' that is close to internally displaced person camps.

Oct 18, 2018

News Scan for Oct 18, 2018

Lassa spread in Nigeria
CDC details arbovirus trends
Tools to ID infection prevention gaps
Oct 18, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 18, 2018

AST barriers
AMR surveillance in South Korea
Biomarkers and sepsis management

Oct 17, 2018

Oct 17, 2018
Ebola worker disinfecting

WHO: DRC Ebola outbreak not international emergency

"This does not mean that WHO is not taking the outbreak seriously."

Oct 17, 2018
Burger pyramid

Report urges burger chains to hold the antibiotics

Two burger chains got an "A," one a "D-," and 22 an "F" for their antibiotic sourcing policies.

Oct 17, 2018

News Scan for Oct 17, 2018

Salmonella and raw chicken
Oseltamivir use in pregnancy
Bioterrorism readiness

Oct 16, 2018

Oct 16, 2018
Cow veterinarian and farmer

Report highlights declining sales of vet antibiotics in Europe

The report shows a 20% decline in antibiotics for food animals in 25 EU nations from 2011 through 2016.


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