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Jun 11, 2020

Jun 11, 2020

News Scan for Jun 11, 2020

Antibiotics for kids' pneumonia
Northward spread of Heartland virus ticks
Legionnaires' disease and toilets

Apr 30, 2020

Apr 30, 2020
Childhood vaccination

Study highlights impact of childhood vaccines on antibiotic use

The study provides clear evidence of the power of childhood vaccines on reducing the antibiotic resistance burden.

Mar 16, 2020

Mar 16, 2020
Doc with stethoscope on girl's back

Study questions role of antibiotics in kids' pneumonia

Data on children treated for mild pneumonia suggests antibiotics may not be needed as often as prescribed.

Feb 19, 2020

Feb 19, 2020
Doctor showing chest x-ray to patient

Study raises questions about broad-spectrum antibiotics for pneumonia

The findings question the "more is better" mantra for preventing MRSA.

Feb 18, 2020

Feb 18, 2020

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 18, 2020

CARB-X funds for peptides
Airborne antimicrobial resistance
Rising resistance in kids' pneumococci

Feb 13, 2020

Feb 13, 2020

News Scan for Feb 13, 2020

Recent DRC Ebola cases
MCR-1 resistance gene in Wyoming
Pneumococcal disease in kids
More H5N6 in Vietnam

Jan 07, 2020

Jan 07, 2020
Woman wearing mask at airport

Nations step up screening and await word on China's pneumonia outbreak

Hong Kong, meanwhile, reports a respirator shortage.

Jan 06, 2020

Jan 06, 2020
Night market in Wuhan, China

Questions still swirl over China's unexplained pneumonia outbreak

The CDC issues a watch but does not call for travel limits.

Jan 03, 2020

Jan 03, 2020
Wuhan map

Cases spike in Wuhan mystery pneumonia cluster

The outbreak raises questions about not only the pathogen, but how patients were exposed.

Jan 02, 2020

Jan 02, 2020
Wuhan skyline

No answers yet in China's pneumonia outbreak

Local sources say the market linked to the cases sold some live animals and animal organs, raising concerns about zoonotic virus spread.

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