cidrap

Subscribe to cidrap feed
Updated: 27 min 21 sec ago

News Scan for Dec 14, 2018

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 23:13
Only minor US flu increaseAnother Saudi MERS caseNew polio cases in 2 nationsPneumonia deaths in kids
Categories: News Feed

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 14, 2018

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 23:11
Staph bacteria in hog workersCRP testing in Thailand, MyanmarPreop screening for silent bacteriuria
Categories: News Feed

Six more cases reported in DRC Ebola outbreak

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 22:48
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsDec 14, 2018

The outbreak has now reached 521 cases and 306 deaths as responders grapple with multiple challenges.

Categories: News Feed

Studies on transmission, vaccine bring focus back to Zika

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 21:35
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsDec 14, 2018

Sexual partners of case-patients were 2.2 times more likely to contract Zika than other contacts

Categories: News Feed

Romaine E coli probe leads to Santa Barbara County farm

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 23:45
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsDec 13, 2018

As the outbreak grows to 59 cases, officials puzzle over why romaine and not other lettuce was tainted.

Categories: News Feed

Officials note 10 new Ebola cases as youngest patient recovers

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 23:08
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsDec 13, 2018

Also, the NIAID has reached an agreement to license an experimental treatment.

Categories: News Feed

Officials note 10 new Ebola cases as youngest patient recovers

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 23:08
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsDec 13, 2018

Also, the NIAID has reached an agreement to license mAb114, an experimental treatment.

Categories: News Feed

News Scan for Dec 13, 2018

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 22:41
Measles clusters in NY, NJNew Saudi MERS caseFoodborne disease in EuropeDengue vaccine collaboration
Categories: News Feed

Flu Scan for Dec 13, 2018

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 22:38
Global flu burdenStockpiled H5N1 vaccine potency
Categories: News Feed

News Scan for Dec 12, 2018

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 23:32
More ground beef SalmonellaCat-to-human SFTSZika health problems in babiesSaudi MERS caseH5N8 in Iranian poultryDiagnostics and readiness
Categories: News Feed

Ebola outbreak grows as DRC issues alerts in Goma

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 23:25
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsDec 12, 2018

Health officials are on high alert for potential Ebola spread to Goma, North Kivu province's capital and largest city.

Categories: News Feed

Study supports shorter antibiotic treatment for bacteremia

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 22:28
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsDec 12, 2018

Results indicate that a 7-day course of antibiotics is not inferior to a 14-day course.

Categories: News Feed

Ebola count in DRC hits 500 in growing outbreak

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 23:24
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsDec 11, 2018

A lead WHO official says the most recent wave of cases has proved especially challenging, with cases widely dispersed.

Categories: News Feed

McDonald's sets timeline to cut antibiotics in beef supply

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 22:52
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsDec 11, 2018

Starting in 2022, the company will begin reporting progress on meeting targets for medically important drugs.

Categories: News Feed

News Scan for Dec 11, 2018

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 21:07
Lassa rise in NigeriaGlobal flu picks upNovember MERS report
Categories: News Feed

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 11, 2018

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 21:05
Susceptibility testing platformsDe-escalation and patient outcomeHighly concerning ICU sepsisResistant Klebsiella in pets, people
Categories: News Feed

DRC Ebola cases approach 500 as infections continue

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 23:22
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsDec 10, 2018

With 13 new illnesses in 3 days and 8 older ones just confirmed, the outbreak has now reached 498 cases.

Categories: News Feed

News Scan for Dec 10, 2018

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 23:16
Record acute flaccid myelitis casesSalmonella in kosher chickenImported US measlesFlu and heart failureJust-in-time vaccine production
Categories: News Feed

Antibiotic Rx for kids' pneumonia worse in non-peds hospitals: study

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 23:00
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsDec 10, 2018

About 61% of kids in children's hospitals got guideline-concordant therapy, compared with only 27% in non-children's hospitals.

Categories: News Feed

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 07, 2018

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 02:18
Costco antibiotic policySevere MRSA in China, AustraliaAntibiotic cycling and MRSA, C diff incidenceAntibiotic time-outsResistant gonorrhea in EuropeProcalcitonin-guided antibiotic therapy'Expected practice' and short-course antibioticsUTI management bundle
Categories: News Feed

Pages