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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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ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 02, 2018

cidrap - Mon, 05/11/2018 - 02:03
Testing for very resistant TBAntibiotic prescribing in OntarioAntibiotics for COPDMCR resistance genes in VietnamCefto-tazo for MDR PseudomonasDrug-resistant UTIsHospital antifungal stewardshipCarbapenem-resistant PseudomonasDecline in pediatric Staph, MRSACandida auris uptick
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DRC Ebola total grows by 2, health experts push for high-level support

cidrap - Fri, 02/11/2018 - 22:41
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsNov 02, 2018

In other developments, Uganda said it will start vaccinating health workers in high-risk areas and two global health experts pressed for more high-level involvement in ending the outbreak, including committment from the United States.

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News Scan for Nov 02, 2018

cidrap - Fri, 02/11/2018 - 21:55
Polio in 4 countriesAvian flu in Minnesota, VietnamTesting for very resistant TBNew CWD type in moose?
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FDA issues final report on E coli in Arizona-grown romaine

cidrap - Fri, 02/11/2018 - 21:35
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsNov 02, 2018

Investigators were't able to determine exactly how the water contaminated the lettuce, which may have occurred by irrigation or the dilution of chemical to protect crops.

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Ebola case found in new DRC area as outbreak hits 285

cidrap - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 22:27
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsNov 01, 2018

The DRC health ministry reports 6 cases today, and deaths have climbed to 180.

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News Scan for Nov 01, 2018

cidrap - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 21:54
More adenovirus in NJAntibiotic prescribing in OntarioH5N6 avian flu deathFarmer's market food safetyNew York measles outbreakUS healthcare-related infections
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WHO details 8 recent Saudi MERS cases, 3 deaths

cidrap - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 21:26
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsNov 01, 2018

Three were hospital contacts in a hospital in Dammam, and two were household contacts in Riyadh.

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News Scan for Oct 31, 2018

cidrap - Wed, 31/10/2018 - 22:45
Saudi MERS casesCongenital ZikaFlu rise in Asia, elsewhereEnterovirus blood testing
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 31, 2018

cidrap - Wed, 31/10/2018 - 22:43
Antibiotics for COPDMCR resistance genes in VietnamCefto-tazo for MDR Pseudomonas
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