News & Perspective

Jun 27, 2022

Jun 27, 2022
WHO Director-General Tedros at microphone

WHO: Monkeypox not a global public health emergency

As cases top 4,000 worldwide, WHO consultants take a wait-and-see approach.

Jun 27, 2022
Sideways Moderna vaccine vial and syringe

Rare heart-related side effects higher with Moderna COVID vaccine

The incidence dropped by one-fifth for both mRNA vaccines when dose spacing was longer.

Jun 27, 2022
Sick child hooked up to IV fluids

CDC, WHO note latest kids' unexplained hepatitis cases

The WHO says it has received reports of 920 probable cases from 33 countries.

Jun 27, 2022

News Scan for Jun 27, 2022

Adjuvanted anthrax vaccine
H5N6 avian flu case in China
Avian flu in US birds
Jun 27, 2022

COVID-19 Scan for Jun 27, 2022

Down syndrome and COVID-19
Promise for Pfizer Omicron boosters

Jun 24, 2022

Jun 24, 2022
Monkeypox virus infecting cells

Virus causing monkeypox outbreak has mutated to spread easier

The number of genetic substitutions is 6 times higher than expected for an orthopoxvirus.

Jun 24, 2022

COVID-19 vaccines saved an estimated 20 million lives in 1 year

An additional 600,000 lives might have been saved if global vaccination goals had been met.

Jun 24, 2022

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jun 24, 2022

Empiric antibiotic use in US hospitals
Antibiotic consumption in India
Patient expectations for antibiotics
Stewardship impact of MRSA nasal swabs
Global antibiotic pipeline
AMR surveillance data sharing
Antimicrobial resistance and gender
Burden of complicated urinary tract infection
Cascade susceptibility reporting
Sporicidal cleaning for C diff
Jun 24, 2022

News Scan for Jun 24, 2022

Fourth COVID vaccine dose in elderly
Moderna COVID vaccine for kids
Polio cases in 4 nations
Jun 24, 2022

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 24, 2022

Empiric antibiotic use in US hospitals
Antibiotic consumption in India


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