News & Perspective

Jan 18, 2022

Jan 18, 2022
N95 respirator demonstration

Report outlines 8 steps for current, future pandemics

Steps include launching a US international pandemic preparedness project and appointing a global health security envoy.

Jan 18, 2022
Mom in bed with sick kid

Trial finds 5 days of antibiotics superior to 10 for kids with pneumonia

The shortened approach achieved a similar clinical response and resolution of symptoms.

Jan 18, 2022
Healthcare workers in PPE

Asia, parts of Europe tighten COVID-19 measures due to Omicron

Though early-hit nations are on the downslope of their Omicron surges, others are battling rising cases.

Jan 18, 2022
Home COVID-19 tests and masks

US government makes free COVID-19 tests available

Though cases appear to be plateauing in some Eastern cities, hospitalizations are still high across the country.

Jan 18, 2022

News Scan for Jan 18, 2022

H5N1 avian flu in US, Europe, Africa
H9N2 avian flu cases in China
Hydroponic salad greens Salmonella
Jan 18, 2022

COVID-19 Scan for Jan 18, 2022

Third vaccine dose and Omicron
Race and monoclonal antibodies

Jan 14, 2022

Jan 14, 2022
Stack of rapid COVID tests, woman in background

COVID ebbs in some East Coast hot spots, rises elsewhere

Cases are falling in Cleveland; Newark, New Jersey; Washington, DC; and New York state.

Jan 14, 2022
Pharmaceuticals factory in Wisconsin

Firm tackles US drug shortages during COVID with Wisconsin plant

After battling foreign fluctuations, Nexus Pharmaceuticals bucks convention and builds local.

Jan 14, 2022

News Scan for Jan 14, 2022

Spending on ivermectin for COVID-19
COVID monoclonal antibody combo
CWD in Alabama for first time
US flu declines slightly
Polio in 2 nations
Jan 14, 2022

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 14, 2022

Fosfomycin for UTIs
Candida auris resistance

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