News & Perspective

May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021
Boris Johnson

COVID-19 spikes in Asia, variant spread keep global health officials on edge

In the UK, quickly rising B1617.2 cases in some areas have triggered surge testing and other actions.

Apr 30, 2021

Apr 30, 2021
COVID-19 burial in Ahmedabad, India

India's COVID-19 tragedy tops 400,000 daily cases

Assistance continues to arrive, with the first US aid flight landing today.

Apr 21, 2021

Apr 21, 2021
Brazil vax

WHO: Pandemic shows no signs of easing

India's daily cases topped 300,000, the only country besides the United States to hit that level.

Apr 21, 2021

News Scan for Apr 21, 2021

Colistin resistance in Enterobacterales
H9N2 flu in China, Cambodia

Apr 15, 2021

Apr 15, 2021
Healthcare worker in Brazil

India, Brazil grapple with massive COVID-19 surges

"This has put Brazil in a permanent state of mourning and led to the near collapse of Brazil's health system."

Mar 03, 2021

Mar 03, 2021
Peru PPE

COVID surges strain health systems in parts of South America

In the northern Amazon basin where cases are spiking, ICUs in Brazil, Peru, and Colombia are filling up with COVID-19 patients.

Jan 14, 2021

Jan 14, 2021

News Scan for Jan 14, 2021

Antibiotic overuse in Indian hospitals
US Lyme disease impact
More avian flu in poultry

Nov 13, 2020

Nov 13, 2020

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Nov 13, 2020

Pharmacist-led stewardship
COVID-19 and antibiotic use
Community antibiotic use in LMICs
CARB-X funds bacteriophage therapy
E coli antibiotic susceptibility in infants
Antibiotic use attitudes
Reduced antibiotics with daily ID consults

Nov 11, 2020

Nov 11, 2020

News Scan for Nov 11, 2020

Community antibiotic use in LMICs
E coli outbreak and romaine recall
Few reports of flu activity
Avian flu in 4 countries

Oct 14, 2020

Oct 14, 2020

News Scan for Oct 14, 2020

Low COVID-19 day-care spread
Global COVID misinformation
Promise for plant-derived flu vaccine
Slight rise in global flu
$25 million LymeX initiative


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