News & Perspective

Jun 24, 2022

Jun 24, 2022
Monkeypox virus infecting cells

Virus causing monkeypox outbreak has mutated to spread easier

The number of genetic substitutions is 6 times higher than expected for an orthopoxvirus.

Jun 24, 2022

COVID-19 vaccines saved an estimated 20 million lives in 1 year

An additional 600,000 lives might have been saved if global vaccination goals had been met.

Jun 24, 2022

News Scan for Jun 24, 2022

Fourth COVID vaccine dose in elderly
Moderna COVID vaccine for kids
Polio cases in 4 nations
Jun 24, 2022

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 24, 2022

Empiric antibiotic use in US hospitals
Antibiotic consumption in India

Jun 23, 2022

Jun 23, 2022
Scientist using a pipette in a lab

US allows commercial labs to test for monkeypox

Also, global experts meet to consider if the threat constitutes a global public health emergency.

Jun 23, 2022
Washing hands at outside sink

Study documents rise of antibiotic-resistant typhoid

Typhoid fever has become increasingly resistant to antibiotics over the past 50 years.

Jun 23, 2022
Tired little girl in bed

Kids do get long COVID, but it seems uncommon, data reveal

The absolute risk appears to be only slightly higher than in uninfected peers.

Jun 23, 2022

News Scan for Jun 23, 2022

Maternal COVID vaccine protection
Long COVID in US adults
Flu vaccine in elderly
Jun 23, 2022

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 23, 2022

Patient expectations for antibiotics
Stewardship impact of MRSA nasal swabs

Jun 22, 2022

Jun 22, 2022

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 22, 2022

Global antibiotic pipeline
AMR surveillance data sharing

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