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ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 09, 2018

cidrap - Mon, 12/11/2018 - 01:30
Antibiotics in long-term care facilitiesC diff and adverse outcomesStewardship in IndiaDrug-resistant Shigella in VermontDeadly MDR infections in IndiaMCR-1 prevalence in BoliviaMRSA in refugeesEconomic report on AMR interventionsPioneering efforts against resistancePoor public antibiotic knowledgeAMR prevalence in Canadian hospitalsAntibiotic dispensing in Spanish pharmacies
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Ebola outbreak now DRC's largest ever, with 319 cases

cidrap - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 23:15
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsNov 09, 2018

"No other epidemic in the world has been as complex as the one we are currently experiencing," the DRC health minister says.

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News Scan for Nov 09, 2018

cidrap - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 21:46
Polio in Pakistan, AfricaMore adenovirus cases in NJZika and congenital brain defectsSlight US flu rise
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 09, 2018

cidrap - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 21:43
Antibiotics in long-term care facilitiesC diff and adverse outcomesStewardship in India
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As DRC Ebola cases hit 312, officials see some positive signs

cidrap - Thu, 08/11/2018 - 23:35
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsNov 08, 2018

WHO and UN officials say the rate of cases has declined a bit recently.

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News Scan for Nov 08, 2018

cidrap - Thu, 08/11/2018 - 23:15
More Saudi MERS casesRestaurant food safety
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 08, 2018

cidrap - Thu, 08/11/2018 - 23:13
Drug-resistant Shigella in VermontDeadly MDR infections in IndiaMCR-1 prevalence in BoliviaMRSA in refugees
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New gonorrhea antibiotic shows efficacy in small trial

cidrap - Thu, 08/11/2018 - 22:40
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsNov 08, 2018

The drug, zoliflodacin, was highly effective in treating urogenital and rectal infections but not pharyngeal cases.

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Turkey-linked Salmonella outbreak total climbs to 164

cidrap - Thu, 08/11/2018 - 22:39
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsNov 08, 2018

So far 63 people have been hospitalized, and a patient in California has died.

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Ebola case count rises as Uganda health workers vaccinated

cidrap - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 22:56
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsNov 07, 2018

With 2 new cases, infections in healthcare workers in the DRC have now reached 27.

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News Scan for Nov 07, 2018

cidrap - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 22:07
Saudi MERS caseCake mix Salmonella detailsCat-linked H7N2 flu infection
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 07, 2018

cidrap - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 22:05
Economic report on AMR interventionsPioneering efforts against resistancePoor public antibiotic knowledge
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DRC reports 3 Ebola cases in high-risk village, 2 others

cidrap - Tue, 06/11/2018 - 23:50
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsNov 06, 2018

The outbreak total has reached 305, with 189 deaths and 60 suspected cases.

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European study: 33,000 deaths a year from resistant infections

cidrap - Tue, 06/11/2018 - 23:20
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsNov 06, 2018

The researchers estimate that 670,000 infections are caused by select antibiotic-resistant bacteria in a year.

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News Scan for Nov 06, 2018

cidrap - Tue, 06/11/2018 - 21:15
Yellow fever in EthiopiaChikungunya vaccine trialAvian flu in Russia, Bulgaria
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Food Safety Scan for Nov 06, 2018

cidrap - Tue, 06/11/2018 - 21:11
FDA mandatory food-recall guidanceCake mix Salmonella
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Ebola total reaches 300 as WHO, UN leaders travel to DRC

cidrap - Mon, 05/11/2018 - 23:16
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsNov 05, 2018

Two of the latest confirmed cases involve a mother and her 2-week-old baby.

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News Scan for Nov 05, 2018

cidrap - Mon, 05/11/2018 - 22:44
More acute flaccid myelitis casesUpdated pandemic flu vaccine allocation guidanceAvian flu outbreaks
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 05, 2018

cidrap - Mon, 05/11/2018 - 22:38
AMR prevalence in Canadian hospitalsAntibiotic dispensing in Spanish pharmacies
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Survey finds parents commonly save, share leftover antibiotics

cidrap - Mon, 05/11/2018 - 19:31
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsNov 05, 2018

Reasons for sharing antibiotics included recipients experiening similar symptoms, saving money, and avoiding another doctor's visit.

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