News & Perspective

Apr 07, 2020

Apr 07, 2020
Blurred emergency room

Experts in Italy, Asia share COVID-19 ICU experience, warnings

"The ICU community must brace itself for this potentially overwhelming surge of patients."

Apr 07, 2020
New York COVID-19 response efforts

New York sees record 1-day rise in COVID-19 deaths

Also, African-Americans appear to be disproportionally affected, and a poll reflects high public concern.

Apr 07, 2020
Lit up Wuhan skyline

Wuhan's COVID-19 lockdown expires; global deaths top 80,000

Global deaths today pass 80,000, reaching 81,200, just 1 day after exceeding 70,000.

Apr 07, 2020

News Scan for Apr 07, 2020

Protection with cell-culture flu vaccine
Violence in Ebola outbreak
Yellow fever in Ethiopia
Apr 07, 2020

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 07, 2020

Nursing home antibiotic time-outs
Antifungal stewardship in hospitals

Apr 06, 2020

Apr 06, 2020
Stack of respirators

COMMENTARY: Respirators can be reused, but decontamination not well studied

In a pandemic, using the same respirator for 5 days, as long as it is not removed multiple times per shift, can help stretch supplies, but data are sparse on decontamination.

Apr 06, 2020
Delivery man wearing mask

Global COVID-19 deaths pass 70,000; more nations emerge as hot spots

The WHO worries that the use of medical masks in the general population could further shrink the supply for health workers.

Apr 06, 2020
Ventilator being shipped

Governors coordinate ventilator plans as US COVID-19 deaths top 10,000

In a study of kids with COVID-19, of those for whom hospitalization status was known, 20% were hospitalized.

Apr 06, 2020
Daughter doing online learning with dad

COVID-19 studies focus on whether sentinel surveillance, school closings work

One study suggests that health worker absenteeism due to school closures could lead to more deaths than they prevent.

Apr 06, 2020

News Scan for Apr 06, 2020

UK antibiotic prescribing algorithm
HPV vaccine not tied to infertility


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