News & Perspective

Oct 15, 2020

Oct 15, 2020
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COVID-19 cases climb in the US and Europe

In addition, a large group of scientists signs on to the John Snow Memorandum to mobilize against the herd immunity response concept.

May 18, 2020

May 18, 2020
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World Health Assembly opens amid pandemic tensions, calls for probe

In other international developments, case surges stretch health systems in Russia and Brazil, and France reports illnesses associated with recent school reopenings.

Apr 11, 2020

Apr 11, 2020
Easter church

US COVID-19 cases top 500,000; India extends lockdown

Though COVID-19 activity has transformed holiday celebrations, governors of at last 6 states and New Zealand's prime minister declare the Easter bunny an essential worker.

Apr 05, 2020

Apr 05, 2020
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US braces for tough COVID-19 week; deaths drop in parts of Europe

In another first, a tiger in New York tested positive, and death rates dropped in some of Europe's hot spots.

Apr 04, 2020

Apr 04, 2020
Older people wearing masks

US COVID-19 total tops 300,000; European nations eye longer lockdown

The CDC recommends face masks when it's hard to maintain physical distance, such as in grocery stores.

Apr 01, 2020

Apr 01, 2020
Empty Frankfurt airport

Rapid COVID-19 escalation pushes world past 900,000 cases

The world is witnessing nearly exponential growth, and deaths have more than doubled this past week.

Mar 15, 2020

Mar 15, 2020
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US takes more big pandemic response steps; Europe COVID-19 cases soar

New York City cancels schools, the Federal Reserve cuts interest rates, and Italy reports a large spike in cases.

Nov 08, 2019

Nov 08, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 08, 2019

Inappropriate hospital antibiotics for kids
Funding for gonorrhea drug candidate
Probiotic-associated bloodstream infections
Preventing pneumonia after cardiac arrest
Rapid viral test and antibiotic use
CARB-X funding milestone
Aminoglycosides for ESBL blood infections
Fecal transplant for C diff
Peer comparison stewardship
New H pylori treatment

Feb 01, 2019

Feb 01, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Feb 01, 2019

Animal stewardship partnership
Antibiotic pipeline details
New PACCARB members
Decline in UK antibiotics
Superbug bloodstream infections in Greece
Antibiotics and malaria prevention
Promising antifungal candidate
Proposed UN AMR guidance
Proposed UN AMR guidance
Antibiotic use in nursing homes
Novel antibiotic vs C diff
Pharmacist interventions
Antibiotics for asthma attack

Jan 11, 2019

Jan 11, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jan 11, 2019

US XDR typhoid cases
ICU Klebsiella stewardship
Antimicrobials in European chickens
MCR-1 in Wyoming
CDC alert over Mexico infections
Highly resistant gonorrhea in the UK
Penicillin allergy testing
Antibiotics and joint replacement
MDR Shigella in Australia
Resistant-infection alert in RI


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