News & Perspective

Apr 17, 2020

Apr 17, 2020

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Apr 17, 2020

Antibiotic use in Chinese hospitals
Candida auris in Chicago
MDR Salmonella linked to travel, food
C diff testing stewardship
Improved UK antibiotic prescribing

May 23, 2020

May 23, 2020
COVID-19 physical distancing in Brazil

COVID-19 still rising in much of US; Brazil now 2nd hardest-hit nation

Experts say activity isn't under control in 24 states.

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.

May 16, 2020

May 16, 2020
UK COVID-19 worker

COVID-19 impacts shift as global cases pass 4.6 million

Brazil is poised to become the next pandemic epicenter, with almost 10,000 new cases reported today.

Apr 05, 2020

Apr 05, 2020
field hospital

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.

Sep 13, 2019

Sep 13, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 13, 2019

India joins antibiotic R&D hub
Resistant infections in African infants
Antibiotics in UK poultry
Chick-fil-A antibiotic-free
Resistant E coli in sewage
Fluoroquinolones and leaky heart valves
Meropenem for bacterial meningitis
Antibiotics and flu vaccine response
Treating complex abdominal infection

Mar 03, 2020

Mar 03, 2020

WHO warns of COVID-19-related protective equipment shortage

Three main hot spots saw no slowdown in cases, and Argentina and Chile became the latest countries in the Americas to report their first cases.

May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 17, 2019

Northern Ireland AMR plan
Rapid susceptibility tests
Unnecessary abx for respiratory infections
Antibiotics in school beef
UK veterinary stewardship policy
Improper prescribing in seniors
Resistant TB testing in China
Antibiotic production partnership
MCR-1 in chickens, camels
New CARB-X funding
Grant for TB research


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