News & Perspective

Jun 26, 2020

Jun 26, 2020

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jun 26, 2020

AMR tracking partnership in Africa
Dutch AMR, antibiotic use report
Rapid blood culture testing
CARB-X finding for antibacterial peptides
CARB-X funding for topical antibiotic
Primary care stewardship survey

Jun 25, 2020

Jun 25, 2020
Ebola Red Cross worker

DRC declares end to its largest Ebola outbreak ever

Nearly 2 years after it started and after 2,470 cases and 2,287 deaths, the outbreak is considered over.

Mar 27, 2020

Mar 27, 2020

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 27, 2020

Malaria group urges steps against AMR
Reducing surgical-site infections
Antibiotics and asthma in kids
New antibiotic collaboration
International AMR research projects

Mar 22, 2020

Mar 22, 2020
National Guard troops in New York

National Guard activated for 3 states as US COVID-19 cases pass 33,000

Guard troops will help efforts in New York, California, and Washington state.

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

Jan 27, 2020

Jan 27, 2020

News Scan for Jan 27, 2020

Ebola infections in DRC
Three new Saudi MERS cases
Antibiotic for C diff in kids
Salmonella tied to pet turtles
Yellow fever in Uganda

Dec 18, 2019

Dec 18, 2019
Antibiotic injection in Africa

Antibiotic prescribing sky-high for kids in poorer nations

By the age of 5, children in these countries receive 25 antibiotic courses on average.

Dec 04, 2019

Dec 04, 2019
malaria mom and baby

Malaria progress stall continues, but more pregnant women and kids protected

Overall progress has stalled since 2014, with a large gap in funding as the main culprit, but there are bright spots.

Oct 21, 2019

Oct 21, 2019
Ebola Sensitization

DRC sees 10 new cases of Ebola in 3 days

In other developments, top health officials from 10 African nations met in the DRC today and agreed on a joint preparedness framework.

Oct 18, 2019

Oct 18, 2019
Ebola kids

WHO advisors extend Ebola emergency; European regulators conditionally approve vaccine

In other Ebola developments today, three newly confirmed cases were reported in the outbreak region.

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