News & Perspective

Jul 09, 2020

Jul 09, 2020
Scientist with petri dish

New pharma-led fund aims to boost antibiotic development

The AMR Action Fund will invest nearly $1 billion in smaller biotech firms.

Jul 07, 2020

Jul 07, 2020

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 07, 2020

CARB-X funds for vaccine
Boosting antibiotic development

Jul 06, 2020

Jul 06, 2020

News Scan for Jul 06, 2020

More DRC Ebola deaths
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Underlying conditions and COVID-19
Price cut for drug-resistant TB drug

Jul 03, 2020

Jul 03, 2020

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 03, 2020

Penicillin allergy and antibiotic use
Antimicrobial stewardship and COVID-19
Funds for CRISPR-based phage treatment
Antimicrobial stewardship in Saudi hospitals
Impact of rapid ID, susceptibility test
Delayed antibiotics for respiratory infections

Jul 01, 2020

Jul 01, 2020
Doc checking small child with stethoscope in Africa

Antibiotic use, duration questioned for kids' pneumonia in low-resource areas

One study finds that a 3-day antibiotic course is non-inferior to a 5-day course.

Jul 01, 2020

News Scan for Jul 01, 2020

Ebola in the DRC
Penicillin allergy and antibiotic use
Antimicrobial stewardship and COVID-19

Jun 30, 2020

Jun 30, 2020

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 30, 2020

Funds for CRISPR-based phage treatment
Antimicrobial stewardship in Saudi hospitals
Impact of rapid ID, susceptibility test

Jun 29, 2020

Jun 29, 2020
Extended family playing board game

Study suggests household exposure may increase C difficile risk

Living with a family member with C difficile increased the risk of contracting the disease 12-fold.

Jun 29, 2020

News Scan for Jun 29, 2020

More DRC Ebola
Cyclospora outbreak grows
Delayed antibiotics for respiratory infections
Dengue in Florida Keys

Jun 26, 2020

Jun 26, 2020
Beef cattle indoors

Report slams beef industry for overuse of antibiotics

The NRDC takes the US beef industry to task for overuse of medically important antibiotics.

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