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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.

Aug 04, 2021

Aug 04, 2021
Man holding COVID vaccine vial

WHO calls for moratorium on COVID-19 boosters

The global total nears 200 million cases, led by surges in Asia and the Middle East.

Jul 28, 2021

Jul 28, 2021
nasal swab test

Cases in Americas, Asia drive latest COVID-19 rise

The WHO projects that, at the current pace, global cases could reach 200 million in the next 2 weeks.

Jul 19, 2021

Jul 19, 2021
Boris Johnson virtual press conference

Rocky COVID-19 path in UK as it eases final restrictions

Elsewhere, countries in Southeast Asia report more daily record highs, and Tunisia's surge has toppled its healthcare system.

Jul 12, 2021

Jul 12, 2021
Benin COVAX

Delta COVID-19 surges worsen; WHO challenges push for vaccine booster doses

WHO head Tedros urges Moderna and Pfizer to go all out on channeling vaccine supply to COVAX.

Jul 08, 2021

Jul 08, 2021

Delta COVID variant surges in Asia, casts shadow on Olympics

Also, global deaths pass 4 million, led by the United States, India, and Brazil.

Jun 28, 2021

Jun 28, 2021
Drive-through nasal swab testing

COVID-19 outbreaks expand in Australia

Capitals of 3 of the country's 6 states are now in lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 and the threat of the Delta variant.

Jun 07, 2021

Jun 07, 2021
Young African man wearing mask

Uganda enters 2nd COVID-19 lockdown as surges noted elsewhere

Some Asian countries, like Taiwan, continue to battle stubborn COVID spikes.

Feb 23, 2018

Feb 23, 2018

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Feb 23, 2018

Improper prescribing in kids
XDR Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Cost-effective C diff treatment
Latent TB guidelines
Antibiotic screening method
CDC antibiotic stewardship course
Diagnostic codes and prescribing
New CARB-X funding
MRSA bacteremia and race
AMR threats in Asia-Pacific
Parasite drug effective for staph

Sep 29, 2016

Sep 29, 2016
Zika mosquitoes

Zika funds finally pass amid more Florida cases

In another breaking development, the CDC today urged pregnant women to avoid nonessential travel to 11 Southeast Asian countries.

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