News & Perspective

Jun 05, 2020

Jun 05, 2020

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jun 05, 2020

Combination antibiotic for hospital pneumonia
AMR surveillance network
Water, hygiene, wastewater & antibiotic resistance
Slight drop in inappropriate antibiotics
Regulatory process for antimicrobials
Nosocomial pneumonia antibiotic
Discharge antibiotic stewardship
Global antibiotic surveillance
Antibiotic use in UK pigs

Jun 25, 2020

Jun 25, 2020
Outdoor physical distancing in Italy

Global COVID-19 cases top 9.5 million; Europe reports uptick

The Americas and South Asia continue to be the hot spots, but cases in Europe rise for the first time in months.

Feb 07, 2020

Feb 07, 2020

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Feb 07, 2020

Sewage-based AMR surveillance
Resistance genes in Chicago waterways
Antibiotic combo for pneumonia
CARB-X funding for rapid diagnostic test
Antibiotic resistomes in the mouth
FDA bacitracin withdrawal request
CRE outbreak in Lithuania
ID consult stewardship

May 07, 2020

May 07, 2020
Moscow empty street

COVID-19 surges in Russia, Brazil; WHO warns of huge death toll in Africa

Continued spread in Africa could prolong the outbreak and overwhelm hospitals.

Nov 13, 2019

Nov 13, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 13, 2019

Scottish antibiotic use
Improper antibiotic Rx in Japan

Apr 30, 2020

Apr 30, 2020
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson

UK eyes slowly scaling back COVID-19 steps; other nations report containing virus

The UK will release a plan to begin loosening restrictions next week.

Apr 29, 2020

Apr 29, 2020
COVID-19 relief efforts in South Africa

WHO reconvenes COVID-19 panel; Africa's outbreaks intensify

Niger has recorded a 12.6% case-fatality rate, which approaches Italy's 13.1%.

Apr 28, 2020

Apr 28, 2020
Empty outdoor Paris cafe

More European hot spots lay out steps to ease COVID-19 restrictions

Pandemic activity is heating up in Russia, Latin America, and India and its neighbors.

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

Apr 27, 2020

Apr 27, 2020
Masked shopper

World's COVID-19 total tops 3 million cases

WHO officials are concerned about increasing trends in Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and some Asian countries.

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