News & Perspective

Jan 20, 2022

Jan 20, 2022
Wastewater treatment plant

Wastewater suggests Omicron is receding in US cities

New York, Boston, Denver, the Twin Cities, and San Diego have all likely peaked, according to sampling.

Jan 20, 2022
8 capsules of molnupiravir

Generic drug makers sign on to make Merck COVID-19 antiviral

Meanwhile, officials in Denmark and Norway say an Omicron subvariant called BA.2 is increasing rapidly.

Jan 20, 2022

News Scan for Jan 20, 2022

3 COVID vaccine doses for Omicron
COVID in African children
COVID-19 testing barriers
French avian flu poultry cull

Jan 19, 2022

Jan 19, 2022
N95 in front of skyline

White House to offer 400 million free N95s to Americans

The respirators will be distributed at community health centers and pharmacies across the country.

Jan 19, 2022
Suffering woman sitting on bed

Most side effects noted in COVID vaccine trials may be due to 'nocebo effect'

The nocebo effect can happen because of preconceived notions in volunteers.

Jan 19, 2022
Boxes of COVID test kits

COVID surges in many regions fuel steady global rise

Southeast Asia reported the steepest increase, followed by the Eastern Mediterranean region.

Jan 19, 2022

News Scan for Jan 19, 2022

No live SARS-CoV-2 in breast milk
Remdesivir and severe COVID-19
More H5N1 avian flu in US waterfowl
Jan 19, 2022

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 19, 2022

Phage therapy for fracture-related infection
New rapid diagnostic test

Jan 18, 2022

Jan 18, 2022

News Scan for Jan 18, 2022

H5N1 avian flu in US, Europe, Africa
H9N2 avian flu cases in China
Hydroponic salad greens Salmonella
Jan 18, 2022

COVID-19 Scan for Jan 18, 2022

Third vaccine dose and Omicron
Race and monoclonal antibodies


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