News & Perspective

Jun 15, 2020

Jun 15, 2020

COVID-19 Scan for Jun 15, 2020

COVID-19 spread in casual contacts
Coronavirus and surgery

Aug 21, 2020

Aug 21, 2020
COVID response in India

India nears 3 million COVID cases as Europe continues to see spikes

Germany, France, Italy, and Poland are all reporting a surge in cases.

Jul 30, 2020

Jul 30, 2020
Aircraft cabin

Study: Travel to 3 countries may have seeded COVID-19 pandemic

Of the travel-related cases in 99 countries early in the pandemic, the 3 top source nations were Italy, China, and Iran.

Jul 29, 2020

Jul 29, 2020
A Koran, mask, and prayer beads

Scaled-back hajj begins as Mideast sees signs of COVID-19 stabilization

A dramatically scaled-back version of the hajj pilgrimage began in Saudi Arabia yesterday.

Jul 16, 2020

Jul 16, 2020
Elderly man in hospital bed

Three studies detail risk factors for COVID-19 death

In a large US study, 35% of ICU patients died within 28 days of hospitalization.

Jul 16, 2020
Social distancing

Surges and resurgences push global COVID-19 total higher

Hong Kong and Japan, which had contained the virus, are experiencing flare-ups and recorded record cases.

Jan 10, 2020

Jan 10, 2020

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jan 10, 2020

AMR gene tracking kit
Diagnostics for respiratory infections
Carbapenemase containment plan
Hypervirulent, carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella
Funds for new class of superbug drugs
CARB-X funds for novel immunotherapy
Co-prescribing of antibiotics, asthma drugs
Pediatric stewardship review
Carbapenem resistance in Egyptian hospitals
Targeted C diff reduction

Jun 19, 2020

Jun 19, 2020
Social worker helping with COVID-19 relief efforts

COVID-19 cases pass 8.5 million; WHO warns of dangerous phase

"We call on all countries and all people to exercise extreme vigilance."

Jun 12, 2020

Jun 12, 2020
Afghani Women's Health

Global COVID-19 total passes 7.5 million as officials warn about impact on women, kids

Pandemic disruptions in some nations are affecting pregnant women, and lockdowns reduce access to mental health services, nutrition for young people.

May 18, 2020

May 18, 2020
WHO logo

World Health Assembly opens amid pandemic tensions, calls for probe

In other international developments, case surges stretch health systems in Russia and Brazil, and France reports illnesses associated with recent school reopenings.

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