News & Perspective

Sep 17, 2021

Sep 17, 2021
Row of Pfizer vaccine vials

FDA advisors OK Pfizer COVID booster for seniors, high-risk groups

Experts approve a third dose for emergency use, and only for the most vulnerable.

Sep 17, 2021
COVID vaccinator with vial and syringe

CDC: Moderna COVID vaccine most protective against hospital cases

All FDA-approved vaccines, however, offer substantial protection against hospitalization.

Sep 17, 2021
Attendant with older woman in wheelchair

Key nursing home staff lag in COVID-19 vaccination, study shows

Vaccine uptake among certified nursing assistants, who provide most direct care, is only 49%.

Sep 17, 2021
Pet store puppy

Highly resistant bacteria from pet store puppies continue to cause illness

XDR Campylobacter cases might stem from improper antibiotic use in the commercial dog industry.

Sep 17, 2021

News Scan for Sep 17, 2021

Pandemic weight gain in kids
Long COVID-19 risks
Plague in Wyoming
H5N6 avian flu case in China
Marburg in Guinea winds down
Sep 17, 2021

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 17, 2021

Effective typhoid vaccine
Primary care antibiotic stewardship

Sep 16, 2021

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

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