News & Perspective

Sep 16, 2021

Sep 16, 2021
Closeup of COVID shot

Studies show good COVID booster effect, waning 2nd-dose protection

Israelis who got a booster dose had 11.3 times fewer COVID-19 infections.

Sep 16, 2021
Sputnik vax assembly

Experts, COVID vaccine firms detail ways to scale up fair distribution

High-level groups and vaccine companies say there's enough vaccine, but several obstacles block doses from getting to low- and middle-income countries.

Sep 16, 2021

FDA signals apprehension about COVID-19 vaccine booster shots

FDA says any booster will have to affect deaths and hospitalizations, not just immune response.

Sep 16, 2021

News Scan for Sep 16, 2021

Pregnancy intention and COVID-19
Kids' COVID-19 risks
Food types implicated in outbreaks
Novel orthopox in Alaska
Monkeypox in Nigeria
Madagascar plague dynamics
Sep 16, 2021

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 16, 2021

Healthcare payer antibiotic stewardship
Transatlantic AMR task force

Sep 15, 2021

Sep 15, 2021
Lettuce field workers

Study: Farmworkers at 4 times risk of COVID-19

Risk factors for being infected include outdoor work exposures, crowded living conditions, and high body mass index.

Sep 15, 2021
Temperature check in restaurant sign in window

Global COVID-19 cases show substantial drop

All global regions saw declines, yet nearly 4 million new cases and more than 62,000 deaths were reported.

Sep 15, 2021
Ebola vaccination

Two-dose J&J Ebola vaccine gives strong immune response

The regimen involves 2 different vaccines and was shown safe in adults and children.

Sep 15, 2021

News Scan for Sep 15, 2021

Multidrug-resistant bacteria in Switzerland
Global flu snapshot
Sep 15, 2021

COVID-19 Scan for Sep 15, 2021

Alpha variant and face coverings
Remdesivir for COVID-19
Daily COVID testing in schools

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