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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 19, 2018

cidrap - Fri, 19/10/2018 - 22:11
Undetected MDR-TB in South AfricaCarbapenem prescribing algorithm
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More Ebola cases reported from Beni, WHO update covers more 'red zone' risks

cidrap - Thu, 18/10/2018 - 23:15
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsOct 18, 2018

The WHO is concerned about recent cases from a 'red zone' that is close to internally displaced person camps.

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News Scan for Oct 18, 2018

cidrap - Thu, 18/10/2018 - 22:59
Lassa spread in NigeriaCDC details arbovirus trendsTools to ID infection prevention gaps
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 18, 2018

cidrap - Thu, 18/10/2018 - 22:55
AST barriersAMR surveillance in South KoreaBiomarkers and sepsis management
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WHO: DRC Ebola outbreak not international emergency

cidrap - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 23:53
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsOct 17, 2018

"This does not mean that WHO is not taking the outbreak seriously."

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Report urges burger chains to hold the antibiotics

cidrap - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 23:18
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsOct 17, 2018

Two burger chains got an "A," one a "D-," and 22 an "F" for their antibiotic sourcing policies.

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News Scan for Oct 17, 2018

cidrap - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 23:01
Salmonella and raw chickenOseltamivir use in pregnancyBioterrorism readiness
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News Scan for Oct 16, 2018

cidrap - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 23:13
Ebola infections in DRCNew Saudi MERS caseMERS risk in South KoreaGlobal flu ebbing
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 16, 2018

cidrap - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 23:08
C difficile on hospital bed sheetsColistin resistance diagnosticsDearth of point-of-care testsNew-antibiotic distribution
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Report highlights declining sales of vet antibiotics in Europe

cidrap - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 22:14
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsOct 16, 2018

The report shows a 20% decline in antibiotics for food animals in 25 EU nations from 2011 through 2016.

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CDC, partners probe 127 polio-like cases in 22 states

cidrap - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 21:35
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsOct 16, 2018

So far 62 acute flaccid myelitis cases—marked by sudden limb weakness—have been confirmed.

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More Ebola cases as WHO weighs emergency declaration

cidrap - Mon, 15/10/2018 - 23:28
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsOct 15, 2018

The new cases lift the outbreak total to 211, including 135 deaths.

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Study: Antibiotics for bacterial vaginosis don't cut preterm birth risk

cidrap - Mon, 15/10/2018 - 23:26
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsOct 15, 2018

Among low-risk women, 1.2% who got clindamycin had a late miscarriage or very preterm delivery, similar to placebo.

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News Scan for Oct 15, 2018

cidrap - Mon, 15/10/2018 - 22:14
Saudi MERS caseChikungunya in SudanSevere pertussisLow-path H7N3 in California
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ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 12, 2018

cidrap - Sun, 14/10/2018 - 22:31
Antibiotic duration for group B strepC diff risk and antibioticsVeterinary pharma controversyCarbapenem-resistant PseudomonasAntibiotic use in animalsVaccines for AMRStewardship guide for low-resource settingsResistant bacteria transmission in nursing homes
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DRC Ebola cases top 200 as security problems fuel the spike

cidrap - Fri, 12/10/2018 - 23:22
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsOct 12, 2018

As officials report 11 new cases, the WHO says the situation is deteriorating.

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News Scan for Oct 12, 2018

cidrap - Fri, 12/10/2018 - 22:37
Polio cases in 4 countriesMonkeypox case in IsraelH5N6 in Chinese poultry
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 12, 2018

cidrap - Fri, 12/10/2018 - 22:34
Antibiotic duration for group B strepC diff risk and antibioticsVeterinary pharma controversy
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More young US kids not getting vaccinated

cidrap - Fri, 12/10/2018 - 21:24
Jim Wappes | Editorial Director | CIDRAP NewsOct 12, 2018

The median vaccine exemption rate in kindergartners climbed for the third year in a row, to 2.2%, and 1.3% of 2-year-olds get no vaccines.

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News Scan for Oct 11, 2018

cidrap - Thu, 11/10/2018 - 23:49
Polio-like illness in 5 statesMERS in Saudi ArabiaCarbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas
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