News & Perspective

Jul 10, 2020

Jul 10, 2020
COVID-19 school signs

WHO: Aggressive action needed to turn COVID-19 around

"We need leadership, community participation, and collective solidarity."

Jul 07, 2020

Jul 07, 2020
Flags at United Nations headquarters

US pulls out of WHO amid escalating COVID-19 activity

Also, the WHO will meet with Chinese officials to probe the source of the virus.

Jun 15, 2020

Jun 15, 2020
Diamond Princess cruise ship

COVID-19 cruise ship studies reflect unique disease traits

Data on passengers on the Diamond Princess reflect differences between symptomatic and symptomatic cases.

Jun 05, 2020

Jun 05, 2020

News Scan for Jun 05, 2020

Brain involvement in COVID-19
Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in China
Polio cases in 4 nations

May 14, 2020

May 14, 2020

COVID-19 Scan for May 14, 2020

COVID-19 in dogs, cats
Errant YouTube COVID-19 messages
Remdesivir transparency

May 13, 2020

May 13, 2020
Brazilian senators wearing masks

Russia, South America emerge as major COVID-19 hot spots

Brazil reports 881 new COVID-19 deaths, its highest daily fatality count.

May 13, 2020
Nasal swab maximum PPE

Physical distancing may extend to 2022, COVID-19 study finds

Mathematical modeling explores several scenarios, including a resurgence as late as 2024.

May 11, 2020

May 11, 2020

News Scan for May 11, 2020

3-drug COVID-19 therapy
COVID-19 shedding
H9N2 flu case in China
Avian flu in Vietnam poultry

May 05, 2020

May 05, 2020
Kenya market place

As exponential COVID-19 spread hits parts of Africa, WHO issues advisory on traditional medicines

Cases rose 41% in Africa last week, and transmission is widespread in 7 countries. Lesotho is the only nation that hasn't reported a case.

May 01, 2020

May 01, 2020

ASP Scan (Weekly) for May 01, 2020

Antibiotic development collaboration
Fluoroquinolone decline at VA hospitals
Impact of C diff treatment guidelines
Mass azithromycin distribution in Malawi
Rapid MDR-TB susceptibility test
Antibiotic use in older Australians
Pneumonia and antibiotic Rx
Funds for novel antibiotic


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