News & Perspective

Sep 23, 2020

Sep 23, 2020
Temperature screening at school

Watchdog to feds: Do more to blunt COVID-19 harms

The GAO offers 16 actions to address "catastrophic loss of life and profound economic disruption."

Sep 23, 2020

News Scan for Sep 23, 2020

More local dengue cases in Florida
Avian flu outbreaks in 3 nations
Sep 23, 2020

COVID-19 Scan for Sep 23, 2020

'Silent' COVID-19 in health workers
Death in cancer patients with COVID-19
Blood test and COVID fatality risk

Sep 22, 2020

Sep 22, 2020
multiple flags

US COVID-19 deaths top the 200,000 mark

Deaths outpace an earlier projection, more upheaval keeps the US response unsteady, and new developments add clarity to vaccine expectations.

Sep 22, 2020
COVID rapid test

Studies explore asymptomatic COVID-19 cases, racial inequities

Blacks and Hispanics were 1.9 and 1.8 times, respectively, more likely than whites to test positive.

Sep 22, 2020
Healthcare worker wearing mask

Minority long-term care residents, staff bear heavy COVID burden

Facilities with higher rates of minorities had almost 4 times the COVID-19 cases.

Sep 22, 2020

News Scan for Sep 22, 2020

Eastern equine encephalitis in Massachusetts
Flu vaccine priority during COVID-19
Sep 22, 2020

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 22, 2020

CARB-X funds for UTI drug
Impact of antibiotic guidelines in Japan

Sep 21, 2020

Sep 21, 2020
Vaccine vials

Support grows for global vaccine plan as pandemic tops 31 million

India, with 5.5 million cases, is closing in on the US, which has 6.8 million.

Sep 21, 2020

News Scan for Sep 21, 2020

COVID-19 and stress, depression
Incentives for antibiotic development
New DRC Ebola case
More avian flu in poultry


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