News & Perspective

Jul 02, 2020

Jul 02, 2020

US posts largest single-day jump in new COVID-19 cases

With the nation entering the 4th of July holiday, Florida had a record high of more than 10,000 cases, and surging cases in Texas triggered an executive order to wear masks.

Jul 02, 2020

Scientists weigh COVID-19 research progress, identify remaining gaps

In other developments, the WHO urged caution as African countries resume air travel, and European health officials noted resurgence in some countries due to multiple factors.

Jul 02, 2020
work from home

Study: Many in US distanced before states mandated it

Social distancing steps that Americans in many parts of the country took on their own helped reduce COVID-19 spread in March and April.

Jul 02, 2020

News Scan for Jul 02, 2020

Ebola in the DRC
N95 respirator decontamination
Vaccine candidate shows early promise
Stroke risk in COVID-19

Jul 01, 2020

Jul 01, 2020
Death in hospital corridor

About 30% of COVID deaths may not be classified as such

In the first 3 months of the pandemic, excess US deaths were 28% higher than reported COVID-19 deaths.

Jul 01, 2020
COVID interview

Huge daily jump pushes global COVID-19 total past 10.5 million

WHO officials also share details about a similar rise in the Middle East, due to multiple factors.

Jul 01, 2020
COVID car testing

US daily COVID-19 cases near 50,000 as 19 states pause reopening

At least 19 states have paused or rolled back plans to reopen establishements such as bars and restaurants.

Jul 01, 2020
Doc checking small child with stethoscope in Africa

Antibiotic use, duration questioned for kids' pneumonia in low-resource areas

One study finds that a 3-day antibiotic course is non-inferior to a 5-day course.

Jul 01, 2020

News Scan for Jul 01, 2020

Ebola in the DRC
Penicillin allergy and antibiotic use
Antimicrobial stewardship and COVID-19
Jul 01, 2020

COVID-19 Scan for Jul 01, 2020

Coronavirus patient exposures
COVID-19 viral loads
Neuropathy in kids with COVID-19


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