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Jun 22, 2020

Jun 22, 2020

News Scan for Jun 22, 2020

NIH halts hydroxychloroquine trials
Pandemic depression, anxiety in new moms
Ebola in the DRC
Cyclospora outbreak tied to salad

Jun 19, 2020

Jun 19, 2020

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jun 19, 2020

US human, animal antibiotic sales
Antibiotic duration for neonatal sepsis
Funding for rapid resistant-UTI test

Jun 17, 2020

Jun 17, 2020

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 17, 2020

Antibiotic duration for neonatal sepsis
Funding for rapid resistant-UTI test

Jun 04, 2020

Jun 04, 2020
Woman holding white pill and glass of water

Randomized trial finds hydroxychloroquine did not prevent COVID-19

The drug did not show effectiveness for postexposure prevention of COVID-19.

May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020
Cancer patient wearing mask

Studies highlight COVID-19 impact on cancer patients

Death rates were 13% and 28% in the 2 studies, with 1 study showing cancer treatment not tied to higher risk.

May 29, 2020

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 29, 2020

Drug-resistant bloodstream infections
Inhaled antibiotic for cystic fibrosis infections
Antibiotics in Australian nursing homes
Post-surgical antibiotics
UK report on food-animal antibiotics
Antibiotics in dairy farming
Antibiotic prescribing in French kids
Antibiotic use in Welsh primary care
May 29, 2020

News Scan for May 29, 2020

Drug-resistant bloodstream infections
Ebola vaccine recommendation
Polio in 6 countries

May 11, 2020

May 11, 2020
Girl on ventilator

Study: 38% of kids in ICU with COVID-19 needed ventilation

73% of patients had respiratory symptoms, while 23% had failure of at least two organ systems.

Apr 30, 2020

Apr 30, 2020

News Scan for Apr 30, 2020

COVID-19 treatment guidance
Foodborne illness in the US
Malaria drugs in pregnant women

Apr 09, 2020

Apr 09, 2020
Man with surgical mask smoking outside

Studies: Smoking, age, other factors raise risk of COVID-19 death

In a third study, temperature, humidity, and UV radiation had no effect on disease spread.

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