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Weekly Digest: Superbug segment on 60 Minutes highlights the threat of antibiotic resistance; CDDEP researchers track global trends in antibiotic effectiveness using the Drug Resistance Index.
Antibiotic Resistance

Weekly Digest: Superbug segment on 60 Minutes highlights the threat of antibiotic resistance; CDDEP researchers track global trends in antibiotic effectiveness using the Drug Resistance Index.

April 23, 2019
 
 
Weekly Digest: CDDEP researchers identify key access barriers to antibiotics; Increased tax on tobacco, alcohol, and sugary drinks estimated to save lives and money; HPV vaccine decreases prevalence of cervical disease in Scotland.
Antibiotic Resistance

Weekly Digest: CDDEP researchers identify key access barriers to antibiotics; Increased tax on tobacco, alcohol, and sugary drinks estimated to save lives and money; HPV vaccine decreases prevalence of cervical disease in Scotland.

April 15, 2019
 
 
Access Barriers to Antibiotics

Access Barriers to Antibiotics

April 11, 2019
 
 
Weekly Digest: Mistrust and misinformation amid Ebola outbreak in DRC; Only FDA-approved drug for severe malaria discontinued; Increased prevalence of E. coli in China.
Malaria

Weekly Digest: Mistrust and misinformation amid Ebola outbreak in DRC; Only FDA-approved drug for severe malaria discontinued; Increased prevalence of E. coli in China.

April 08, 2019
 
 
Weekly Digest: US data show overall drop in antibiotic prescribing; TB in US at all-time low; CDC eases Zika travel restriction for pregnant women.
Antibiotic Resistance

Weekly Digest: US data show overall drop in antibiotic prescribing; TB in US at all-time low; CDC eases Zika travel restriction for pregnant women.

April 01, 2019
 
 
Weekly Digest: Trends in MRSA infections in the US; Sinks in patient rooms harbor AMR gene; Rare plague case in Colorado.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Trends in MRSA infections in the US; Sinks in patient rooms harbor AMR gene; Rare plague case in Colorado.

March 22, 2019
 
 
Weekly Digest: Subsidies for infection control can reduce infection rates; Thai government reports high antibiotic consumption among humans and animals; WHO launches new global flu strategy.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Subsidies for infection control can reduce infection rates; Thai government reports high antibiotic consumption among humans and animals; WHO launches new global flu strategy.

March 18, 2019
 
 
Subsidies for Infection Control Help Reduce Infection Levels at Healthcare Facilities

Subsidies for Infection Control Help Reduce Infection Levels at Healthcare Facilities

March 18, 2019
 
 
Weekly Digest: Uganda releases AMR National Action Plan; AMR role elevated at WHO; Over 200 confirmed measles cases in the US in 2019.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Uganda releases AMR National Action Plan; AMR role elevated at WHO; Over 200 confirmed measles cases in the US in 2019.

March 12, 2019
 
 
Uganda releases AMR National Action Plan
Blog

Uganda releases AMR National Action Plan

March 12, 2019
 
 
Weekly Digest: Supplemental nutrition during the first three years of life increases schooling attainment; Waning immunity likely cause of rise in US mumps cases; Fluconazole not tied to stillbirths and neonatal deaths.
Disease Control Priorities

Weekly Digest: Supplemental nutrition during the first three years of life increases schooling attainment; Waning immunity likely cause of rise in US mumps cases; Fluconazole not tied to stillbirths and neonatal deaths.

March 04, 2019
 
 
Impact of a National Early Childhood Development Program on Schooling Attainment
Health and Development

Impact of a National Early Childhood Development Program on Schooling Attainment

February 25, 2019
 
 
Weekly Digest: OIE reports global reduction in antibiotic use for growth promotion in food animals; US CDC announces interim flu vaccine estimates; Expanding Ebola treatment trials in DRC.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: OIE reports global reduction in antibiotic use for growth promotion in food animals; US CDC announces interim flu vaccine estimates; Expanding Ebola treatment trials in DRC.

February 22, 2019
 
 
Weekly Digest: Investing in effective antibiotics critical to preventing deaths during pandemic influenza outbreaks; Preclinical results for Mayaro virus vaccine; Scaling up hepatitis C elimination efforts.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Investing in effective antibiotics critical to preventing deaths during pandemic influenza outbreaks; Preclinical results for Mayaro virus vaccine; Scaling up hepatitis C elimination efforts.

February 15, 2019
 
 
Investing in antibiotics to alleviate future catastrophic outcomes: What is the value of having an effective antibiotic to mitigate pandemic influenza?

Investing in antibiotics to alleviate future catastrophic outcomes: What is the value of having an effective antibiotic to mitigate pandemic influenza?

February 12, 2019
 
 
Weekly Digest: New data added to CDDEP’s ResistanceMap; Flu vaccine 90 percent effective among Hong Kong children; Resurgence of vaccine-preventable diseases in Venezuela.

Weekly Digest: New data added to CDDEP’s ResistanceMap; Flu vaccine 90 percent effective among Hong Kong children; Resurgence of vaccine-preventable diseases in Venezuela.

February 08, 2019
 
 
Weekly Digest: WHO highlights AMR and vaccine hesitancy among ten health threats for 2019; Infant mortality increasing in Venezuela; Impact of HIV prevention among transgender sex-workers in Peru.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: WHO highlights AMR and vaccine hesitancy among ten health threats for 2019; Infant mortality increasing in Venezuela; Impact of HIV prevention among transgender sex-workers in Peru.

February 01, 2019
 
 
Weekly Digest: New therapy prevents malaria recurrence; Measles in Washington, New Jersey, New York City, and Madagascar; Outcomes of infants born to women with H1N1 infections.
Malaria

Weekly Digest: New therapy prevents malaria recurrence; Measles in Washington, New Jersey, New York City, and Madagascar; Outcomes of infants born to women with H1N1 infections.

January 26, 2019
 
 
Weekly Digest: Mozambique approves AMR National Action Plan; Late-career physicians prescribe longer antibiotic courses; Nose and throat microbiome linked to flu susceptibility.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Mozambique approves AMR National Action Plan; Late-career physicians prescribe longer antibiotic courses; Nose and throat microbiome linked to flu susceptibility.

January 18, 2019
 
 
Weekly Digest: Salmonella outbreak linked to backyard chicken hatchery in Michigan; Highly pathogenic avian flu outbreaks in Asia; Risk factors for C. diff infection in the hospital setting.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Salmonella outbreak linked to backyard chicken hatchery in Michigan; Highly pathogenic avian flu outbreaks in Asia; Risk factors for C. diff infection in the hospital setting.

January 11, 2019
 
 
Weekly Digest: XDR typhoid fever in Pakistan; Flu activity rising in northern hemisphere and south Asia; Antibiotic use on Pennsylvania dairy farms.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: XDR typhoid fever in Pakistan; Flu activity rising in northern hemisphere and south Asia; Antibiotic use on Pennsylvania dairy farms.

January 04, 2019
 
 
Weekly Digest: FDA reports drop in antibiotics for food animals; Marburg-carrying bats in Sierra Leone; Cell-cultured versus egg-based flu vaccines.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: FDA reports drop in antibiotics for food animals; Marburg-carrying bats in Sierra Leone; Cell-cultured versus egg-based flu vaccines.

December 29, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: Uganda releases Antimicrobial Resistance National Action Plan; US flu activity low; WHO establishing expert panel on human gene editing.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Uganda releases Antimicrobial Resistance National Action Plan; US flu activity low; WHO establishing expert panel on human gene editing.

December 21, 2018
 
 
Checklist for Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Programming
Antibiotic Resistance

Checklist for Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Programming

December 17, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: Africa CDC’s framework for AMR control in Africa; The cost of not educating girls; Next generation of malaria drugs.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Africa CDC’s framework for AMR control in Africa; The cost of not educating girls; Next generation of malaria drugs.

December 14, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: CDDEP develops new ASP checklist; Global resurgence of measles; DRC's Ebola outbreak now second largest and second deadliest ever.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: CDDEP develops new ASP checklist; Global resurgence of measles; DRC's Ebola outbreak now second largest and second deadliest ever.

December 07, 2018
 
 
Antimicrobial Resistance and Primary Healthcare
Antibiotic Resistance

Antimicrobial Resistance and Primary Healthcare

November 30, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: Reduction in prevalence of healthcare-associated infections in US hospitals; Global meningitis burden remains high; US government report on climate change.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Reduction in prevalence of healthcare-associated infections in US hospitals; Global meningitis burden remains high; US government report on climate change.

November 30, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: CDDEP research on antibiotic prophylaxis efficacy; WHO World Malaria Report; Non-antibiotic drugs contribute to AMR.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: CDDEP research on antibiotic prophylaxis efficacy; WHO World Malaria Report; Non-antibiotic drugs contribute to AMR.

November 23, 2018
 
 
The mortality burden of multidrug-resistant pathogens in India
Antibiotic Resistance

The mortality burden of multidrug-resistant pathogens in India

November 16, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: CDDEP finds drug-resistant infections associated with mortality in India; New antibiotic for gonorrhea; Transmission of E. coli in wild giraffes.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: CDDEP finds drug-resistant infections associated with mortality in India; New antibiotic for gonorrhea; Transmission of E. coli in wild giraffes.

November 16, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: CDDEP research examines link between primary health care and AMR; FDA approves new flu drug; Rubella outbreak in Japan.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: CDDEP research examines link between primary health care and AMR; FDA approves new flu drug; Rubella outbreak in Japan.

November 02, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: Most US burger chains fail on antibiotic use policies; Outbreak of multi-drug resistant Typhi in Pakistan; Strong evidence for the relationship between herpes and Alzheimer’s disease.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Most US burger chains fail on antibiotic use policies; Outbreak of multi-drug resistant Typhi in Pakistan; Strong evidence for the relationship between herpes and Alzheimer’s disease.

October 26, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: New CDDEP research on antibiotic development pipeline; US childhood vaccination rates continue slow decline; H5N6 avian flu outbreak among birds in China.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: New CDDEP research on antibiotic development pipeline; US childhood vaccination rates continue slow decline; H5N6 avian flu outbreak among birds in China.

October 19, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: African swine fever continues global spread; HPV vaccine coverage expanded; Promising new Zika vaccine developed.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: African swine fever continues global spread; HPV vaccine coverage expanded; Promising new Zika vaccine developed.

October 15, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: Challenges with implementing AMR activities in Pakistan; Discovery of contaminated polio vaccines in India sparks investigation; Third confirmed monkeypox case reported in the UK.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Challenges with implementing AMR activities in Pakistan; Discovery of contaminated polio vaccines in India sparks investigation; Third confirmed monkeypox case reported in the UK.

October 09, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: New TB vaccine shows promise; Multidrug-resistant bacterial outbreak in humans traced to puppies from pet stores; Venezuela’s decline constitutes a public health emergency.
Antibiotic Resistance

Weekly Digest: New TB vaccine shows promise; Multidrug-resistant bacterial outbreak in humans traced to puppies from pet stores; Venezuela’s decline constitutes a public health emergency.

October 03, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: Amid resurgence of measles in Italy, lower public health expenditures associated with reduced vaccination coverage; International cooperation and laboratory capacity-building enabled swift Nipah response.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Amid resurgence of measles in Italy, lower public health expenditures associated with reduced vaccination coverage; International cooperation and laboratory capacity-building enabled swift Nipah response.

September 25, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: Antibiotic resistance genes in floodwater after Hurricane Harvey; Funding gap for vaccine development; Yellow fever in Republic of Congo
Antibiotic Resistance

Weekly Digest: Antibiotic resistance genes in floodwater after Hurricane Harvey; Funding gap for vaccine development; Yellow fever in Republic of Congo

September 17, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: Better infrastructure and governance lower antibiotic resistance; EU influence could improve India’s environment and health crises.
Antibiotic Resistance

Weekly Digest: Better infrastructure and governance lower antibiotic resistance; EU influence could improve India’s environment and health crises.

September 10, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: Progress made towards “universal” influenza vaccine; How competition impacts resistance to malaria drugs; Chagas disease spread beyond endemic areas.
Malaria

Weekly Digest: Progress made towards “universal” influenza vaccine; How competition impacts resistance to malaria drugs; Chagas disease spread beyond endemic areas.

September 05, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: Conflict across borders affects river blindness eradication efforts in Uganda; Unconventional interventions can reduce virulence of infectious organisms.
Antibiotic Resistance

Weekly Digest: Conflict across borders affects river blindness eradication efforts in Uganda; Unconventional interventions can reduce virulence of infectious organisms.

August 29, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: Billion dollar implications of substandard medications; Poor medical conditions in Malawi threaten the lives of infants; Risk of MERS transmission in travel, healthcare.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Billion dollar implications of substandard medications; Poor medical conditions in Malawi threaten the lives of infants; Risk of MERS transmission in travel, healthcare.

August 23, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: Obesity playing a major role in influenza transmission and duration of shedding. Triage for the world’s emerging infectious diseases.
Antibiotic Resistance

Weekly Digest: Obesity playing a major role in influenza transmission and duration of shedding. Triage for the world’s emerging infectious diseases.

August 20, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: Medicinal leeches carry resistant bacteria to hospitals in their gut; Transmission of Ebola from female survivor, one year post-recovery. 
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Medicinal leeches carry resistant bacteria to hospitals in their gut; Transmission of Ebola from female survivor, one year post-recovery. 

August 12, 2018
 
 
Antibiotic Use and Resistance in Bangladesh: Situation Analysis and Recommendations
Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic Use and Resistance in Bangladesh: Situation Analysis and Recommendations

August 06, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: National AMR planning data from WHO; Hepatitis C advocates in India file patent complaint; Outbreak of XDR typhoid expands in Pakistan.
Antibiotic Resistance

Weekly Digest: National AMR planning data from WHO; Hepatitis C advocates in India file patent complaint; Outbreak of XDR typhoid expands in Pakistan.

August 05, 2018
 
 
Weekly Digest: Resistance increased within six months of antibiotic use; Infectious illness and non-completion of 9th grade; Diabetes rates in Mexican town.
Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Resistance increased within six months of antibiotic use; Infectious illness and non-completion of 9th grade; Diabetes rates in Mexican town.

July 20, 2018
 
 
Potential impact of introducing the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine into national immunisation programmes: an economic-epidemiological analysis using data from India
Health and Development

Potential impact of introducing the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine into national immunisation programmes: an economic-epidemiological analysis using data from India

July 20, 2018
 
 
Temporal association between antibiotic use and resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae at a tertiary care hospital
Antibiotic Resistance

Temporal association between antibiotic use and resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae at a tertiary care hospital

July 19, 2018
 
 
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