News & Perspective

Jul 16, 2020

Jul 16, 2020
Social distancing

Surges and resurgences push global COVID-19 total higher

Hong Kong and Japan, which had contained the virus, are experiencing flare-ups and recorded record cases.

Oct 25, 2019

Oct 25, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 25, 2019

New guidelines for dental antibiotics
Antibiotics R&D roadmap
Colistin-resistant K pneumoniae in India
Transmissibility of MDR-TB
High-intensity stewardship
Urgent care antibiotic prescribing
Stewardship in low-income nations
G20 health leaders' AMR commitment
Veterinary stewardship progress
Stewardship in ambulatory settings
Rising resistance in H pylori
Costs of antibiotic development incentive
Rapid diagnostic test evaluation
Antibiotic Rx and chronic disease

Nov 30, 2018

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 09, 2018

Nov 09, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 09, 2018

Antibiotics in long-term care facilities
C diff and adverse outcomes
Stewardship in India
Drug-resistant Shigella in Vermont
Deadly MDR infections in India
MCR-1 prevalence in Bolivia
MRSA in refugees
Economic report on AMR interventions
Pioneering efforts against resistance
Poor public antibiotic knowledge
AMR prevalence in Canadian hospitals
Antibiotic dispensing in Spanish pharmacies

Nov 11, 2008

Nov 11, 2008

US to give FAO $44 million for avian flu control

(CIDRAP News) – The United States will contribute another $44.4 million to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO's) campaign to prevent and control avian influenza, the FAO announced today.

Mar 17, 2008

Mar 17, 2008

CDC pandemic exercise highlights drug, mitigation, travel issues

(CIDRAP News) – In the early stages of an influenza pandemic, cases are spreading among migrant workers in Michigan. The state's health department has a supply of antiviral drugs from the federal stockpile and is using them to treat the sick, but, concerned about breaking federal rules, is withholding them from others exposed to the virus—thereby missing a chance to help contain it.

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