News & Perspective

Jun 01, 2020

Jun 01, 2020
George Floyd protest near White House

Protests, unrest across US spark new coronavirus fears

Also, a new poll reveals further political divisions about reopening the economy.

Jun 01, 2020
Chest CT purple lungs

Lung complications noted in half of COVID-19 surgical patients

Among all patients studied across 24 nations, 51.2% had pulmonary complications and 38.0% died.

Jun 01, 2020
Pineapple seller wearing mask

COVID-19 outbreaks surge in Central, South America

The WHO issues new COVID-19-related guidance on noncommunicable disease and mass gatherings.

Jun 01, 2020
Ebola volunteer wearing PPE

New Ebola outbreak detected in northwestern DRC

The cases are in Equateur province, the same area hit by an Ebola outbreak in 2018.

Jun 01, 2020

News Scan for Jun 01, 2020

Global antibiotic surveillance
Antibiotic use in UK pigs
Jun 01, 2020

COVID-19 Scan for Jun 01, 2020

Asymptomatic coronavirus spread
COVID-19 during, after pregnancy
Secondary COVID-19 transmission

May 30, 2020

May 30, 2020
Health workers wearing N95s and face shields

Global COVID-19 total passes 6 million

Also, the US Supreme Court turns down a California church's request to ease the state's restrictions.

May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020
Cancer patient wearing mask

Studies highlight COVID-19 impact on cancer patients

Death rates were 13% and 28% in the 2 studies, with 1 study showing cancer treatment not tied to higher risk.

May 29, 2020

News Scan for May 29, 2020

Drug-resistant bloodstream infections
Ebola vaccine recommendation
Polio in 6 countries
May 29, 2020

COVID-19 Scan for May 29, 2020

Diabetics with COVID-19
Severe NYC COVID-19 illness


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