News & Perspective

May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022
Monkeypox on leg and hand of young girl

More nations report monkeypox; possible case in New York

At least 8 European countries and Canada, the US, and Australia have tallied cases.

May 20, 2022
Exhausted older woman

Vaccination after infection may cut risk of long COVID-19

A large study shows a 12.8% long COVID decline after the first dose and an 8.8% drop after the second.

May 20, 2022
COVID vaccination in Guatemala

COVAX urges better vaccine rollout in lower-income countries

Only 16% of people in low-income countries have received a single COVID vaccine dose.

May 20, 2022

News Scan for May 20, 2022

Omicron vs Delta deaths
Waning COVID vaccine immunity
Avian flu in US, Gabon
Polio cases in Africa
May 20, 2022

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 20, 2022

C difficile rates during COVID-19
Students pressuring for antibiotics

May 19, 2022

May 19, 2022
Monkeypox virus under microscope

US tracks monkeypox case tied to recent Canadian travel

As cases climb in several nations, an expert notes, "We are much more susceptible to poxviruses."

May 19, 2022
Young girl getting vaccinated

CDC recommends Pfizer COVID boosters for kids ages 5 to 11

The recommendation passed with 11 yes votes, 1 no vote, and 1 abstention.

May 19, 2022
Baby after c-section birth

Study: Pre-caesarean antibiotics don't raise kids' risk of asthma, eczema

Allergic conditions were not elevated in preschoolers.

May 19, 2022

News Scan for May 19, 2022

Long COVID without hospital stay
Renewed funding for CARB-X
More US, global unexplained hepatitis cases
May 19, 2022

Flu Scan for May 19, 2022

German H1N1v flu case
Avian flu outbreaks in 7 states


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