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FDA OKs new option for multi-drug resistant pneumonia
The FDA approved Xacduro, a new treatment for multi-drug resistant hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia.
Gene editing tool may reduce antimicrobial resistance
A new tool could help reduce the spread of antimicrobial resistance by using the CRISPR-Cas gene editing system to turn a plasmid into a gene editing tool.
Huge study gives deep insight into long COVID symptoms
Initial findings from a study of nearly 10,000 Americans, many of whom had COVID-19, have uncovered many new details about long COVID.
Scientists use AI to find antibiotic to fight superbug
Scientists used artificial intelligence to discover an antibiotic that could fight a deadly, drug-resistant pathogen that strikes vulnerable hospital patients.
The Future-Thinking Sterile Processing Professional
Success in today’s sterile processing career seems more complicated than ever. Here are some ideas for self-promotion and ways to differentiate yourself online.
CT scan predicts middle-age heart disease risk best
CT scans are better at predicting a middle-aged person’s risk for a heart disease, such as a heart attack, than genetics, reports a new study.
WHO launches global infectious disease network
WHO and partners are launching a global network to protect people from infectious diseases by collecting and sharing data for public health decision-making.
Breakthrough in treating antibiotic-resistant wounds
Researchers have developed a new strategy to improve drug delivery into chronic-wound infections, significantly reducing antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Team reveals how superbug infects, resists antibiotics
Acinetobacter baumannii can live for a year on a hospital wall without food and water and resist treatment. Researchers discovered how to make it vulnerable.
WHO advisers recommend switch to monovalent COVID vax
The World Health Organization COVID vaccine composition advisory group urged vaccine makers to drop the ancestral strain and switch to a monovalent vaccine.