News & Perspective

Apr 11, 2020

Apr 11, 2020
Easter church

US COVID-19 cases top 500,000; India extends lockdown

Though COVID-19 activity has transformed holiday celebrations, governors of at last 6 states and New Zealand's prime minister declare the Easter bunny an essential worker.

Apr 08, 2020

Apr 08, 2020
COVID-19 viruses

Pandemic cases hit 1.5 million; WHO head dismisses Trump criticism

"Please quarantine politicizing COVID," Tedros says.

Apr 07, 2020

Apr 07, 2020
Lit up Wuhan skyline

Wuhan's COVID-19 lockdown expires; global deaths top 80,000

Global deaths today pass 80,000, reaching 81,200, just 1 day after exceeding 70,000.

Apr 06, 2020

Apr 06, 2020
Delivery man wearing mask

Global COVID-19 deaths pass 70,000; more nations emerge as hot spots

The WHO worries that the use of medical masks in the general population could further shrink the supply for health workers.

Nov 01, 2019

Nov 01, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 01, 2019

NICU quality improvement
Antibiotic data comparisons
Expert opinion on resistant TB
ICU antibiotic stewardship
Sepsis diagnostics funding
UTI antibiotics in nursing homes
GARDP antibiotic-development goal
CARB-X funding for novel drugs
UK vet antibiotic sales
XDR-TB drug maker chosen
Resistant Klebsiella in Germany
New pneumonia antibiotic OK'd

Mar 24, 2020

Mar 24, 2020
British pedestrians wearing medical masks

World COVID-19 total surges past 400,000; more nations lock down

More nations, including the UK and India, order countrywide lockdowns.

Mar 23, 2020

Mar 23, 2020
Tokyo 2020 tower

Olympics likely to be postponed; global COVID-19 cases top 375,000

Spain seems to be following Italy's trajectory, reporting 4,321 new cases and 33,090 total.

Mar 17, 2020

Mar 17, 2020
Europe at night from space

EU closes borders to slow COVID-19; activity escalates in South Asia

Italy reports 3,526 new infections, boosting its total past 30,000.

Aug 08, 2018

Aug 08, 2018

News Scan for Aug 08, 2018

Ebola vaccination in DRC
Polio outbreaks in Nigeria
Italy and mandatory vaccines
Nipah recap

Feb 14, 2018

Feb 14, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 14, 2018

MCR-1 in Italy, Hong Kong
Fast track for ESBL inhibitor
MDR-TB drug combo


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