A study, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, estimates that about 33,000 people die each year as a direct consequence of an infection due to bacteria resistant to antibiotics and that the burden...

The New Jersey Department of Health is investigating four Acinetobacter baumannii cases in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of University Hospital in Newark. The Department first became aware...

An outbreak of Klebsiella pneumoniae at the Thelle Mogoerane Regional Hospital in Vosloorus that began several weeks ago has grown to a dozen neonatal infections, including six deaths. According to...

Newborns require special diagnosis and treatment considerations for an infectious diarrhea known as Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) infection, according to a new evidence-based white paper published this...

Irish health officials are reporting an outbreak of CPE (Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae) at University Hospital Limerick. There have been 21 new positive cases detected since June linked...

Rates of C. difficile infections have decreased 36% in hospitals across Canada, although the virulent NAP1 strain associated with severe illness and deaths is the most common strain, according to research...

The decline in vaccination rates across communities has led to the resurgence of diseases like measles and mumps, and recent outbreaks have demonstrated the importance of an integrated infection prevention...

A bacterial outbreak that affected 22 babies at the La Altagracia Maternity in the Dominican Republic has been identified as Klebsiella pneumoniae, according to a El Caribe report (computer translated). To...

A Seoul, S. Korea hospital is investigating the deaths of four infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), according to the Korean Centers for Disease Control (KCDC). In mid-December, antibiotic...

In this podcast from a Outbreak News This Week Radio Show interview from Jun. 2016, we examine the ABCs of the extremely contagious viral disease, measles. I am joined by registered nurse, infection control...