But “it may become one yet,” warns WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Panel of WHO health experts will reconvene tomorrow.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, MD, the director-general of WHO, said that “never has the threat of antimicrobial resistance been more immediate and the need for solutions more urgent."
Health officials closely monitoring the situation.
Rebecca Leach, RN, BSN, MPH, CIC, speaks to Infection Control Today about dealing with respiratory illnesses during the flu season.
Sepsis kills more than twice as many people worldwide than previously believed, according to investigators with the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.
How Infection Preventionists and Hospital Administrators Can Tackle 2 New Superbugs on the CDC’s Urgent List
Both C. auris and carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter are quite hardy in the environment. It takes a lot to control spread.
Infection preventionists keeping an eye on coronavirus.
Hybrid simulation models have a lot of potential to unlock the best approaches to combat healthcare-acquired infections.
Prodded by the Joint Commission, the number of hospitals in the United States with antibiotic stewardship programs nearly doubled in 4 years, from 52% in 2013 to 95% in 2017.