News & Perspective

Jul 01, 2022

Jul 01, 2022

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 01, 2022

Antibiotic use in kids with pneumonia
Outpatient antibiotics for appendicitis
Resistant E coli in UK retail meat
Cost of carbapenem-resistant infections
Global decline in animal antibiotic use
Excessive antibiotic durations at discharge
Antibiotic-resistant UTIs

Aug 10, 2022

Aug 10, 2022
South Korea COVID

Global COVID cases level, deaths decline

Japan reported a record daily high today, and South Korea's daily total reached a 4-month high.

Aug 03, 2022

Aug 03, 2022
Woman on train wearing respirator

Global COVID cases trend down, with surges in Japan, Korea

Also, the Biden administration releases 2 new reports on long COVID.

Aug 03, 2022
COVID vaccination clinic

Studies: 3 or 4 COVID vaccine doses protective against Omicron

Infection rate fell from 20% to 7% after 4 doses in one study, and 3 doses increased protection by a third in 2 other studies.

May 27, 2022

May 27, 2022

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 27, 2022

Food industry AMR projects
Resistant E coli in humans, chickens
Superbug surveillance project
Fatal CRAB, CRPA infections
WHO priorities for antibiotic resistance
G7 communique on AMR

Jul 21, 2022

Jul 21, 2022
President Biden wearing mask in Rose Garden

President Biden tests positive for COVID-19 as US cases rise

Biden says he's doing well and getting a lot of work done after having mild symptoms last night.

Apr 28, 2022

Apr 28, 2022

News Scan for Apr 28, 2022

Wisconsin, California reports peds hepatitis cases
More avian flu in 6 states

Apr 26, 2022

Apr 26, 2022

News Scan for Apr 26, 2022

Second Ebola case in DRC
First human H3N8 avian flu case
More kids' hepatitis
States report more avian flu

Apr 12, 2022

Apr 12, 2022

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 12, 2022

Shorter antimicrobial prophylaxis trial
Remote stewardship for rural nurseries

Mar 18, 2022

Mar 18, 2022

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 18, 2022

Reduced antimicrobial use in Japan
Hydrogen peroxide for C difficile
Reduced vancomycin use in children
Tool for pneumonia antibiotic Rx


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