Pneumonia News

  • Pleuromutilin Antibiotic Succeeds in Late-stage Pneumonia Study Nabriva Therapeutics Plc said on Monday its antibiotic to treat adults with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia met the main goal of a second late-stage study, putting the company on track to file for the drug's approval in the fourth quarter of 2018.
  • With World's Worst Air, Kanpur Struggles to Track Pollution In the world's most polluted city, Kanpur in northern India, the biggest hospital is so overcrowded with patients with respiratory ailments that they are often bedded in the ophthalmology ward.

Pneumonia Perspective

  • The Lean Antibiotic Mantra Antibiotics -- while focusing on the right drug, the right dose, and the right duration, most important is to make the right diagnosis. Sometimes you may not even need the antibiotic.
  • Influenza and MRSA Pneumonia   Dr Paul Auwaerter discusses the antimicrobial options for postinfluenza MRSA pneumonia, and makes the case for a universal flu vaccine.