News & Perspective

May 24, 2022

May 24, 2022
Monkeypox lesions on the back of the hands

Monkeypox spreads to more nations, more US states

California and Washington state report their first cases, as CDC experts advise on what doctors should be alert for.

May 24, 2022

CDC: COVID survivors struggle with pulmonary embolisms, breathing issues

The agency also alerts clinicians about COVID-19 rebound after Paxlovid.

May 24, 2022
Man wearing mask getting an MRI

Persistent multiple organ damage noted with COVID-19

COVID-19 patients had persistent signs of heart and lung involvement, inflammation, and clotting.

May 24, 2022

News Scan for May 24, 2022

Australia flu spike
Avian flu in Alberta skunks, US poultry
May 24, 2022

COVID-19 Scan for May 24, 2022

Waning 4th-dose vaccine efficacy
Cancer patients and COVID vaccines

May 23, 2022

May 23, 2022
Baby receiving vaccine in thigh

Pfizer reports strong COVID vaccine protection in kids under 5, will file with FDA

FDA advisers will meet in a few weeks to discuss emergency use of 3 doses.

May 23, 2022
Young boy getting nasal swab

Kids' COVID syndrome—MIS-C—less severe in Omicron

Compared with Omicron, MIS-C rate was 14 times higher amid Alpha and 13 times higher during Delta.

May 23, 2022
Arm hooked up to IV

Report: US plant closure portends drug shortages—some critical

A plant closing could affect 5 essential generic drugs for which Teva had an over 15% market share.

May 23, 2022

News Scan for May 23, 2022

COVID-19 and thyroid dysfunction
Peanut butter Salmonella
Fourth DRC Ebola death
Unexplained hepatitis in UK
More avian flu in 3 states
May 23, 2022

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 23, 2022

WHO priorities for antibiotic resistance
G7 communique on AMR

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