News & Perspective

May 27, 2022

May 27, 2022
Mom holding capsules with boy at computer

Inappropriate antibiotics for kids tied to adverse events, higher costs

"Seeing the numbers really does crystallize the urgency of this issue."

May 27, 2022
Soldier wearing mask and looking out window

Vaccines lower risk of long COVID 15%, death by 34%, data show

Long COVID can affect even fully vaccinated people after mild breakthrough infections.

May 27, 2022
Paramedics in full PPE in ambulance

Emergency medical staff report high levels of burnout amid COVID-19

International survey finds 62% reported 1 or more symptoms of burnout, and 31% reported 2.

May 27, 2022
Worker at drug manufacturing plant

New ASPR report bares frayed, fractured US drug supply chains

Report characterizes risks in the 100-day supply chains of 143 essential prescription drugs.

May 27, 2022

News Scan for May 27, 2022

Asymptomatic COVID-19 spread
More peanut butter Salmonella
Wild poliovirus in Pakistan
Avian flu outbreak funds
More UK unexplained hepatitis
May 27, 2022

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 27, 2022

Food industry AMR projects
Resistant E coli in chickens, humans

May 26, 2022

May 26, 2022
Monkeypox viruses in skin tissue

CDC confirms 9 monkeypox cases, all in MSM

"The risk of exposure is not limited to any one particular group," CDC director says, adding that the disease doesn't care about borders.

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 25, 2022

May 25, 2022

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 25, 2022

Superbug surveillance project
Fatal CRAB, CRPA infections

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