Reducing #antibiotic prescribing and addressing the global problem of antibiotic resistance by targeted hygiene in the home and everyday life settings: A position paper

Highlights •Global & national AMR actions focus on infection prevention in healthcare settings. •Home & everyday life settings contribute to acquiring & spreading AMR pathogens. •Targeted hygiene protects against infections, reducing antibiotic prescribing. • Targeted hygiene helps to minimize selection pressure for AMR development globally. •Reducing AMR requires greater focus on targeted hygiene in the home & community. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) continues to threaten global … Continue reading Reducing #antibiotic prescribing and addressing the global problem of antibiotic resistance by targeted hygiene in the home and everyday life settings: A position paper

#Remdesivir for the Treatment of #Covid-19 — Preliminary Report

..We conducted a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of intravenous remdesivir in adults hospitalized with Covid-19 with evidence of lower respiratory tract involvement. Patients were randomly assigned to receive either remdesivir (200 mg loading dose on day 1, followed by 100 mg daily for up to 9 additional days) or placebo for up to 10 days. The primary outcome was the time to recovery, defined by … Continue reading #Remdesivir for the Treatment of #Covid-19 — Preliminary Report