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Jun 11, 2020

Jun 11, 2020
COVID-19 testing in Madagascar

COVID-19 activity escalating in Africa, Middle East

Though Latin America remains the world's main hot spot, cases are also rising in Africa and the Mideast.

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 23, 2020

Apr 23, 2020
Empty UK bus station

Europe urged to ease pandemic distancing slowly; Brazil notes hot spot

France has reported COVID-19 outbreaks at 5,340 nursing homes since Mar 1.

Mar 25, 2020

Mar 25, 2020
Empty German subway station

ECDC warns of overwhelmed hospitals, Italy-type COVID-19 pattern

The ECDC says the risk is very high if mitigation measures are inadequate.

Mar 12, 2020

Mar 12, 2020
Temperature screening in Italy

ECDC: COVID-19 not containable, set to overwhelm hospitals

Doctors in Italy face grim decisions about whom to save.

Mar 06, 2020

Mar 06, 2020
Oxygen tank

Global COVID-19 cases pass 100,000 mark

Cases are surging in the hot spot nations of Italy, South Korea, and Iran, and medical oxygen supplies are running low in some areas.

Mar 04, 2020

Mar 04, 2020
Chickens near a feeder

EU notes rising resistance in common foodborne pathogens

"Finding carbapenem resistance in foodborne bacteria in the EU is a concern."

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

Jan 17, 2020

Jan 17, 2020

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 17, 2020

Suboptimal antibiotics in children's hospitals
Discordant antibiotics for kids' UTIs
Ceftazidime-avibactam resistance

Dec 20, 2019

Dec 20, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 20, 2019

Diagnostics in low-resource nations
Combined stewardship strategies
Resistant Campylobacter and puppies
CRE outbreak in Lithuania
Extra-intestinal E coli carriage
BARDA funding for antibiotic candidates
Drug-resistant TB recommendations
Disposable duodenoscope approval


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