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Jan 27, 2022

Jan 27, 2022
Henry Skinner head and shoulders

AMR Action Fund head aims to boost innovation, funds for new antibiotics

"Without antibiotics, we are set back 100 years."

Jan 27, 2022
Man getting COVID booster shot

Studies highlight benefits of COVID vaccine booster, longer dose spacing

Both studies show promise for boosters against Omicron, with one focusing on dose interval.

Jan 27, 2022
boosted poster

ECDC details COVID vaccine payoffs, plan for post-peak phase

Also, the ECDC says the BA.2 subvariant is now dominant in Denmark and is rising elsewhere.

Jan 27, 2022
Hospital worker sanitizing hospital bed

COVID-19 hospital cases drop in Northeast, Midwest

US hospital data show 150,000 COVID-19 patients being treated, down from a record 160,000.

Jan 27, 2022

News Scan for Jan 27, 2022

'Mix-and-match' COVID boosters
Pulse oximeters and COVID-19
Antibiotic stewardship in agriculture
Jan 27, 2022

Flu Scan for Jan 27, 2022

H5N6 avian flu cases in China
Global flu ebbing
Avian flu in Russia, Hong Kong

Jan 26, 2022

Jan 26, 2022

US donates 400 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to COVAX

The US has donated more to COVAX than any other nation, with the latest shipments bound for Pakistan and Bangladesh. 

Jan 26, 2022
Young girl getting vaccinated

Global COVID surge slows but quickens in multiple countries

Officials confirmed more than 21 million new global cases last week, the highest weekly total ever.

Jan 26, 2022

Joint report finds antimicrobial resistance widespread in Europe

Higher levels of resistance were observed in southern and eastern Europe.

Jan 26, 2022

News Scan for Jan 26, 2022

COVID and risk of readmission, death
H5N1 avian flu in Namibia


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