News & Perspective

Nov 08, 2021

Nov 08, 2021
Mask-wearing family with luggage in airport

US lifts COVID-19 travel ban 20 months after it began

Also, tens of thousands of federal workers have requested vaccine exemptions on religious grounds.

Aug 11, 2021

Aug 11, 2021
Brazil vax

Americas and Asia drive rising global COVID-19 cases

In another development, the WHO announced the next phase of a treatment trial, which will test three repurposed drugs across 52 countries.

Mar 03, 2021

Mar 03, 2021
Peru PPE

COVID surges strain health systems in parts of South America

In the northern Amazon basin where cases are spiking, ICUs in Brazil, Peru, and Colombia are filling up with COVID-19 patients.

Jul 14, 2020

Jul 14, 2020
Masked wearing window watcher

Global COVID-19 total blows past 13 million

Efforts are under way to use PAHO funds to help nations buy vaccine, and the group is advising them on trial participation.

Dec 16, 2019

Dec 16, 2019

Samoa extends measles emergency

In other updates, measles cases are on the rise in the Americas, but showed another decline in Europe.

Mar 08, 2019

Mar 08, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 08, 2019

Home therapy for kids' cellulitis
Antibiotics and UTI relapse
Outpatient surgery overprescribing
Resistance prevalence and sepsis
Resistant gonorrhea strain
Empiric antibiotics and UTI
Surgery-linked resistant Pseudomonas
Preventing healthcare-related infection
Resistance and sustainable development
New CARB-X funding
ESBL prediction models

Mar 05, 2019

Mar 05, 2019

News Scan for Mar 05, 2019

FDA chief resigns
MMR vaccine not tied to autism (again)
MERS across Saudi Arabia
Lassa fever decline in Nigeria
Global flu update

Jan 09, 2015

Jan 09, 2015

News Scan for Jan 09, 2015

Meningococcal vaccine for infants
Dengue vaccine
2 Saudi MERS cases
H5N2 outbreak in Taiwan
Listeria-linked apple recall

May 21, 2014

May 21, 2014

News Scan for May 21, 2014

Guinea Ebola outbreak eases
Pasteur lab suspension
North American pact on health emergencies

Nov 08, 2013

Nov 08, 2013

Flu Scan for Nov 08, 2013

Flu activity up slightly
H5N1 in Cambodia

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