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Antibiotic prescribing for upper respiratory tract infections increased in the 2 years after COVID-19 lockdown measures were implemented.
Species include skunk, raccoon, bobcat, red fox, grizzly bear, black bear, tiger, and mountain lion.
In North Carolina, officials confirm the first case detected outside of the state's surveillance area.
Four countries confirmed more cases this week, all involving circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus, including 30 new cases in DR Congo.
So far, nearly 37,000 cases have been reported, with about 1,200 deaths, for a case-fatality rate above 3%.
Earlier this month, officials confirmed CWD in Sheboygan County, and in January CWD was detected for the first time in Waupaca County.
Data reveal that 60% of cancer patients still have COVID-19 symptoms for 7 months after infection, similar to the general population.
Experts fear the incident could hamper the US-China medical supply chain, including upending FDA regulatory inspections.
The man didn't have direct contact with camels, though camel racing exercises were held near his house before he fell ill.
Since Nov 1, 2022, a total of 559 cases have been reported, 18 of them fatal, for a case-fatality rate of 2.3%.
Early during COVID-19, 622 more US physicians died than expected, but no excess deaths occurred after April 2021, when vaccines were broadly available.
Over the first 2 years of the pandemic, global antibiotic sales increases were linked with rises in COVID-19 cases.
Two more cases have been confirmed, raising the total to 10 cases, 7 of them fatal.
Early in COVID-19, rates of lung and breast cancer screenings among Medicare enrollees were 24% and 17%, respectively, below expected rates, rising to -14% and -4% later on.
Regular audit and feedback did not reduce antibiotic prescribing among physicians with high prescribing rates, according to a randomized controlled trial.
Overall 2-dose protection against Omicron-related hospitalization or death remained above 70% for at least 6 months.
Also, Shionogi announces that the novel antibiotic cefiderocol is now available in Denmark for treating infections caused by gram-negative bacteria in patients with limited treatment options.
Nigeria is seeing a Lassa fever spike, Paraguay reports its first local measles case since 1998, and 5 nations have new polio cases.
The global vaccination rate in 2022 for people older than 60 was 76%, but it was only 33% in low-income countries.
The study found quality-of-life improvements, regardless of clinical outcome.