News & Perspective

Mar 05, 2021

Mar 05, 2021
Empty glass bottles on production line

Officials to explore COVID vaccine supply gaps, boosting production

The WHO and its partners will assess shortages of raw materials like plastic, glass, stoppers, and vials.

Mar 05, 2021
Basketball players' hands rebounding

Few pro athletes had inflammatory heart disease after COVID

Only 5 of 789 (0.6%) had inflammatory heart disease and were restricted from play.

Mar 05, 2021
Welcome back restaurant signs

Americans' COVID-19 optimism grows, but CDC head more wary

CDC Director Walensky says an average of 60,000 new cases per day and 2,000 deaths is still too high.

Mar 05, 2021
Researcher using biosafety cabinet

GAO spotlights FDA's COVID-related drug inspection backlog

GAO emphasizes addressing the backlog, pre-announced inspections, and alternative approaches.

Mar 05, 2021

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 05, 2021

No COVID-19 benefit for azithromycin
Rapid respiratory test and antibiotics
Dental antibiotic prescribing
CARB-X funds for vaccines
VA sputum susceptibility
Mar 05, 2021

News Scan for Mar 05, 2021

New Ebola case in Guinea
Polio in 4 countries
Mar 05, 2021

COVID-19 Scan for Mar 05, 2021

COVID neurologic issues in kids
No COVID-19 benefit for azithromycin
SARS-CoV-2 in eyes

Mar 04, 2021

Mar 04, 2021
Boxes of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

States navigate COVID-19 vaccine distribution

States are grappling with how best to distribute vaccines to the most vulnerable residents as fast as possible.

Mar 04, 2021

News Scan for Mar 04, 2021

Rapid respiratory test and antibiotics
Global flu stays low
West Africa Ebola response
Rotavirus vaccine for humanitarian settings
Mar 04, 2021

COVID-19 Scan for Mar 04, 2021

B117 variant transmissibility
COVID among farmworkers
Skin reactions after Moderna vaccine
COVID-19 prevalence in kids
Decontaminating respirators


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