A randomized trial in Canada finds that COVID-19 patients in the audit and feedback group had lower antibiotic use but similar outcomes to patients treated with standard of care.
The bivalent booster offered additional benefits against symptomatic infection and severe illness, 3 new studies show.
While poor-quality and contaminated drugs endanger consumers in many countries, including the US, they can be catastrophic in those not equipped to conduct inspections.
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