News & Perspective

May 26, 2020

May 26, 2020
Brazil researcher

Tough weeks ahead for South America's COVID-19 hot spots

Worries are also rising about the pandemic's impact on the healthcare of Latin Americans who have noncommunicable diseases, who make up 25% of the population.

May 05, 2020

May 05, 2020
Kenya market place

As exponential COVID-19 spread hits parts of Africa, WHO issues advisory on traditional medicines

Cases rose 41% in Africa last week, and transmission is widespread in 7 countries. Lesotho is the only nation that hasn't reported a case.

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 29, 2020

News Scan for Apr 29, 2020

New DRC Ebola case
Impact of C diff treatment guidelines
Nigeria Lassa decline

Apr 10, 2020

Apr 10, 2020

News Scan for Apr 10, 2020

New DRC Ebola case
Three Saudi MERS cases
Polio in 4 nations

Apr 03, 2020

Apr 03, 2020

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Apr 03, 2020

Rise in UK heart infections
Critical antibiotics in veterinary medicine
Antibiotic stewardship in Africa
Antibiotic strategy for injection drug users
MRSA skin infections in kids
Oral antibiotics for heart infections
MDR pathogens in Ghana ICUs

Mar 20, 2020

Mar 20, 2020

News Scan for Mar 20, 2020

Uptick in US visits for flulike illness
E coli sproutbreak
Ebola in DRC
3 Saudi MERS cases
Polio in 5 countries

Mar 18, 2020

Mar 18, 2020
IV drips

Global COVID-19 total tops 200,000; WHO unveils massive treatment study

The WHO announces a large international clinical trial to test 5 treatments.

Mar 18, 2020

News Scan for Mar 18, 2020

C diff testing intervention
Carbapenem heteroresistance
Lassa fever in Nigeria

Mar 06, 2020

Mar 06, 2020

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 06, 2020

Antibiotic use in US children's hospitals
Drug trial for highly resistant TB
Urine culture order intervention
Antibiotic use, resistance in African food animals
Improper use of antibiotics in kids
Antibiotic de-escalation in pneumonia patients
Pediatric UTI stewardship
Funds for resistant malaria
Antibiotics in non-severe infections
Combo antibiotic for resistant UTIs

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