News & Perspective

Jun 03, 2020

Jun 03, 2020
White pills in shape of question mark

Controversy over data in hydroxychloroquine COVID-19 study grows

Lancet editors issue a statement acknowledging the criticism of a recent study.

Jun 03, 2020
Girl on oxygen holding teddy bear in hospital bed

Obesity, atypical immune response in some kids with COVID-19

One study found that obese patients were likely to require mechanical ventilation.

Jun 03, 2020
Hospital emergency department

With emergency visits down 42%, US hospitals reeling from COVID-19

Americans could be at risk of worse outcomes for non-COVID emergencies.

Jun 03, 2020
Hand washing station in Brazil

Global COVID-19 total nears 6.5 million as WHO lifts pause on drug trial

The WHO is worried about accelerating epidemics, especially in Central and South America.

Jun 03, 2020

News Scan for Jun 03, 2020

Non-lockdown COVID-19 steps
Avian flu in India, Taiwan
CEPI chikungunya vaccine funding
Jun 03, 2020

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 03, 2020

Slight drop in inappropriate antibiotics
Regulatory process for antimicrobials

Jun 02, 2020

Jun 02, 2020
Sanitizing buildings in Mexico

Latin America carries rising burden of global COVID-19 cases

About 250,000 of 732,000 recent global cases were in Latin America.

Jun 02, 2020
Health worker with resident of nursing home

Nursing homes site of 40% of US COVID-19 deaths

Deaths have topped 40,000 in US nursing homes or long-term care facilities, a new analysis suggests.

Jun 02, 2020
Wearing masks in class

How to reopen schools in fall? Experts weigh in

The effects of continued distance learning will likely be worse among students already at risk, the authors say.

Jun 02, 2020

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 02, 2020

Nosocomial pneumonia antibiotic
Discharge antibiotic stewardship


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