News & Perspective

Aug 30, 2022

Aug 30, 2022

COVID-19 Scan for Aug 30, 2022

UA rise of BA.5 and BA.4.6
mAbs for COVID after FDA deauthorization
COVID-19 and anticoagulation meds

Aug 10, 2022

Aug 10, 2022

News Scan for Aug 10, 2022

More groups mull monkeypox fractional vax
UK polio boosters for London kids
COVID vaccine hesitancy complexities
Southern Hemisphere flu decline
Hepatitis C treatment gap

Jul 28, 2022

Jul 28, 2022

News Scan for Jul 28, 2022

Smell and taste after COVID
Global flu patterns
Peanut butter Salmonella probe winds down
More avian flu in poultry

Jul 01, 2022

Jul 01, 2022

Flu Scan for Jul 01, 2022

Southern Hemisphere flu rises
Avian flu in US backyard poultry

Jun 09, 2022

Jun 09, 2022
Doc prepping young boy for COVID vaccine

White House gears up for young kids' COVID vaccination

Vaccine rollout plans include an initial distribution of 10 million doses to kids under 5 years old.

Jun 02, 2022

Jun 02, 2022

News Scan for Jun 02, 2022

COVID-detecting dogs
Unexplained hepatitis in kids
Avian flu in Georgia poultry
H9N2 avian flu cases in China
Iraq hemorrhagic fever surge

May 26, 2022

May 26, 2022
Drive-up COVID-19 testing

White House expands access to COVID-19 antivirals

Weekly prescriptions for oral COVID-19 antivirals rose from about 27,000 to more than 182,000 in 7 weeks.

May 26, 2022

News Scan for May 26, 2022

Mix-and-match boosters for Omicron
Infection-, vaccine-related COVID immunity
New H3N8 avian flu case

May 19, 2022

May 19, 2022
Young girl getting vaccinated

CDC recommends Pfizer COVID boosters for kids ages 5 to 11

The recommendation passed with 11 yes votes, 1 no vote, and 1 abstention.

May 17, 2022

May 17, 2022
Post-vaccine bandage for young boy

FDA OKs Pfizer boosters in kids; WHO weighs in on second boosters

The FDA gives the thumbs-up to the emergency use of Pfizer COVID boosters in kids 5 through 11.


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