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CARB-X announced today that it is awarding up to $4.1 million to Summit Therapeutics of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to develop a first-in-class antibiotic to treat multidrug-resistant bacterial infections.
COVID-related mobility restrictions such as stay-at-home orders had disproportionate burdens on women, minorities, and lower-income populations, according to a study yesterday in JAMA Network Open.
Animal health officials in Wisconsin announced yesterday that they have completed depopulation of a white-tail deer herd at a Burnett County breeding farm where chronic wasting disease (CWD) was found in a buck in October 2020.
Patients critically ill with COVID-19 infections had significantly lower levels of antibodies against seasonal human coronaviruses (HCoVs) OV43 and HKU1 than those with mild to severe infections, according to a German study published yesterday in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases.
Antibiotics were widely prescribed to hospitalized COVID-19 patients at Dijon University Hospital in France during the first wave of the pandemic but did not have any impact on outcome, French researchers reported yesterday in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases.
Shawano County, Wisconsin, had its first confirmed case of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in wild deer, according to a WBAY news story yesterday. CWD is a fatal, prion-caused neurologic disease affecting the deer family.
Two cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD), a fatal disease affecting cervids such as deer, elk, and moose, were found in Mississippi on Dec 29, 2020, says the state's Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP). Both were hunter-harvested white-tailed deer, bringing the state up to 78 suspected or confirmed white-tailed deer cases since 2018 and expanding the disease range in the state.
A study of hospital air contamination in JAMA Network Open last week found that 17.4% of air samples from environments near COVID-19 patients were positive for SARS-CoV-2 RNA, the virus that causes COVID-19, but only 8.6% contained viable virus.
The case raises concerns about the state's feeding program, which attracts thousands of elk.
A sample from a white-tailed deer in Wyandot County, Ohio, tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) Dec 10, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) yesterday, the first in a wild deer in the state.