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Study describes emergence, spread of MCR-1 gene

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 22:38
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsNov 20, 2017

Isolates shared a background that took shape in 2006, when MCR-1 was first mobilized.

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H5N6 sickens Chinese man, strikes duck farm in South Korea

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 22:33
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsNov 20, 2017

In South Korea, H5N6 developments in poultry prompted a move to the highest avian flu alert level.

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News Scan for Nov 20, 2017

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 20:50
Saudi MERS caseZika in Miami-DadePlague in Madagascar
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ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 17, 2017

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 01:32
Primary care stewardshipNo-touch superbug disinfectionSurgical antimicrobial prescribingCeftriaxone-resistant gonorrheaE coli ST131Single-room ICU designECDC CRE guidanceEuropean research fundingOptimal MDR-TB treatmentReal-time resistance trackerSalmonella in calvesDrug-resistant malaria controversyUS AMR progressAntimicrobial use in Northern IrelandResistance in space
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Survey highlights progress on national AMR action plans

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 23:17
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsNov 17, 2017

Over 90% of the world's population live in a nation that has created or is working on an action plan.

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News Scan for Nov 17, 2017

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 23:17
Saudi MERS casePolio in AfghanistanTainted tiny turtlesPandemic planning guideUS flu rises
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Global health ministers commit to end TB

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 22:50
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsNov 17, 2017

Commitments included scaling up research investments and building a framework for country accountability on steps to reach the declaration's goals.

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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 17, 2017

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 22:50
Primary care stewardshipNo-touch superbug disinfectionSurgical antimicrobial prescribing
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Reports detail Ebola post-exposure guidance, fatality risk

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 23:33
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsNov 16, 2017

Analysis of blood samples provides clues about how the disease unfolds and which patients are more likely to die.

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News Scan for Nov 16, 2017

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 22:42
Marburg outbreak winds downFlu vax text alertsDiphtheria in Latin AmericaYemen health crisisAvian flu in Brazil
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 16, 2017

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 22:20
Ceftriaxone-resistant gonorrheaE coli ST131 in ChinaSingle-room ICU design
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To save a life, doctors turn to bacteria-killing viruses

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 21:16
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsNov 16, 2017

Scientists can't be sure phage therapy saved a man's life, but it holds much promise in treating dangerous superbugs.

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WHO offers guidance on carbapenem-resistant bacteria

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 23:14
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsNov 15, 2017

The first-ever global guidelines aim to prevent 3 types of superbugs in healthcare settings.

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Latest European data show increasing antibiotic resistance

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 23:12
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsNov 15, 2017

The report shows increasing trends in several bacteria, most notably in rates of combined resistance for E coli.

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News Scan for Nov 15, 2017

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 21:28
Northern Hemisphere flu uptickFlu vaccine protection by ageMadagascar plague declines
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 15, 2017

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 21:26
ECDC CRE guidanceEuropean research fundingOptimal MDR-TB treatment
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New avian flu outbreaks noted as USDA OK's DNA poultry vaccine

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 23:53
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsNov 14, 2017

Bulgaria and South Africa report outbreaks, and the USDA approves the first poultry DNA vaccine.

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News Scan for Nov 14, 2017

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 23:31
Real-time resistance trackerSalmonella in calvesDrug-resistant malaria controversyHepatitis A in California
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Brazilian study indicates Zika may have hit poor hardest

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 22:28
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsNov 14, 2017

The study of people in Salvador, Brazil, shows infection rates exceeding 60% in many populations.

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News Scan for Nov 13, 2017

Mon, 13/11/2017 - 23:03
New MERS casesYellow fever in NigeriaHHS secretary nominationLegionnaires' at DisneyCanadian flu cost estimate
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