News & Perspective

Dec 08, 2021

Dec 08, 2021
Analyzing a blood sample in a lab

Multiple early studies find notable Omicron vaccine evasion

Also, the WHO says global COVID cases have plateaued for 2 straight weeks.

Dec 08, 2021
Pharmacist filling syringe

Pfizer-BioNTech says COVID booster should protect against Omicron

The companies say they believe 2 doses will still protect against severe disease.

Dec 08, 2021
Man receiving oxygen mask in hospital

High-flow oxygen cuts ventilator use, speeds COVID recovery

Less intubation and mechanical ventilation was tied to the procedure, as were fewer deaths.

Dec 08, 2021
Lab researcher with sample

CDC launches networks to boost global response to antibiotic resistance

The networks represent the next steps in tackling superbugs nationwide.

Dec 08, 2021

News Scan for Dec 08, 2021

COVID-19 and anorexia
Jamestown Canyon virus in Rhode Island
Dec 08, 2021

Flu Scan for Dec 08, 2021

Flu vaccine hesitancy
H5N6 avian flu death in China
Small global flu rise

Dec 07, 2021

Dec 07, 2021
'Free COVID-19 testing' sign

US COVID vaccination rates rise as 19 states now confirm Omicron

In addition to identifying an Omicron patient, health officials in Houston have confirmed the variant in wastewater.

Dec 07, 2021
Child getting vaccinated with dad

Unvaccinated parents highly unlikely to OK COVID vaccine for their kids

Though the survey findings might not be surprising, the margin may be.

Dec 07, 2021

News Scan for Dec 07, 2021

Unneeded tests for fungal disease
CDC on H5N6 avian flu risk
Fish Salmonella outbreak
French lab worker CJD death
Dec 07, 2021

COVID-19 Scan for Dec 07, 2021

COVID stress and Black adults
Cancer diagnosis delays in pandemic


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