News & Perspective

Jul 06, 2020

Jul 06, 2020
Waitress with mask disinfects tables

Pandemic tops 11.5 million cases, imperils HIV care

It only took 5 days for cases to surge from 10 million to 11 million, and today the number stands at 11,520,461 cases.

Jun 12, 2020

Jun 12, 2020
Afghani Women's Health

Global COVID-19 total passes 7.5 million as officials warn about impact on women, kids

Pandemic disruptions in some nations are affecting pregnant women, and lockdowns reduce access to mental health services, nutrition for young people.

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 02, 2020

Jun 02, 2020
Ebola healthcare worker

New DRC Ebola outbreak grows to 8 cases, 4 fatal

The index patient is a 27-year-old woman who died in a Wangata hospital on May 18, and a teen girl also died.

May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020
Sewing masks in Brazil

Global COVID-19 total tops 5.7 million, Brazil surge continues

Brazil's surge shows no sign of slowing, with more than 20,000 new cases.

Jan 31, 2020

Jan 31, 2020

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jan 31, 2020

Pathogen-spewing hospital toilets
Antibiotics and childhood asthma
UK supermarket antibiotics
Antibiotic for C diff in kids

Nov 26, 2019

Nov 26, 2019
Soldiers in DR Congo

WHO, UNICEF evacuate staff in DRC amid growing unrest

With 1 new case confirmed today, the Ebola outbreak has grown to 3,304 infections, including 2,198 fatal ones.

Nov 22, 2019

Nov 22, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 22, 2019

Outpatient prescribing in Tennessee
UNICEF response to AMR
CRE deaths in military hospitals
Environmental resistance monitoring
European AMR roadmap
Rapid diagnostic test ok'd
Two-pronged antibiotic development
Stewardship on pig, poultry farms
EU antibiotic resistance response
Guidance on drug-resistant TB

Nov 19, 2019

Nov 19, 2019

News Scan for Nov 19, 2019

Measles in Samoa
DRC Ebola update
Yellow fever in Nigeria
Funds for polio eradication
Poliovirus detection in Ivory Coast

Oct 15, 2019

Oct 15, 2019

News Scan for Oct 15, 2019

Southern Hemisphere flu ebb
Cholera outbreaks in Africa
Philippines polio vaccine campaign


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