News & Perspective

Aug 06, 2020

Aug 06, 2020
Stressed woman at computer

Stop attacking public health officials, experts plead

"All efforts and attacks should be directed against the virus," the authors of a commentary write.

Aug 06, 2020
Baby with IV port

First US case of resistant bacterial meningitis noted

The finding suggests that routine susceptibility testing of meningococcal isolates could help guide treatment and prevention.

Aug 06, 2020
COVID-19 line in Brazil

COVID-19 stubborn foe in both high-burden, containment nations

As the world nears the 19 million COVID-19-case milestone, stubbornly brisk activity continues.

Aug 06, 2020
Temperature check

COVID-19 counts seem to plateau as US nears 5 million cases

Also, FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn promises safety and efficacy as vaccines are developed.

Aug 06, 2020
Stressed couple

Vulnerable parents report less well-being amid pandemic

Moods have deteriorated among US hourly service workers and their children since COVID-19 began.

Aug 06, 2020

News Scan for Aug 06, 2020

COVID-19 outcomes in infants
Penicillin allergy delabeling and stewardship
Pediatric antibiotics reduction in Germany

Aug 05, 2020

Aug 05, 2020
Vote by mail

Experts: Not all states ready to hold safe elections in pandemic

Many states don't offer the policies and flexibility voters will need to avoid COVID-19.

Aug 05, 2020
Finger prick for rapid COVID testing

Governors cooperate on COVID-19 testing plan

Three Republican and 4 Democratic governors announce an interstate compact for rapid tests.

Aug 05, 2020
Cuban COVID-19 response team in South Africa

Global COVID-19 deaths top 700,000; WHO team heads to South Africa

A WHO surge team deployment comes after discussions with South Africa's health ministry.

Aug 05, 2020

News Scan for Aug 05, 2020

New DRC Ebola case
COVID-19 in US minority kids
Coronavirus in Australian schools

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