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Jul 21, 2021

Jul 21, 2021
Girl wearing mask in Africa washing hands

Global COVID-19 cases rise 12% in past week

Nations seeing large jumps in cases include Botswana, Vietnam, the US, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the UK.

Jul 19, 2021

Jul 19, 2021
Boris Johnson virtual press conference

Rocky COVID-19 path in UK as it eases final restrictions

Elsewhere, countries in Southeast Asia report more daily record highs, and Tunisia's surge has toppled its healthcare system.

Jul 15, 2021

Jul 15, 2021
Baby Immunization

Reports confirm pandemic-related drop in basic childhood vaccination

About 23 million kids missed their basic vaccines in 2020.

Jul 14, 2021

Jul 14, 2021
Surgical mask hanging from graveyard cross

Global COVID-19 deaths on the rise again

Much of the increase in cases is led by the more transmissible Delta variant, which has now been detected in 111 nations.

Jul 13, 2021

Jul 13, 2021
man on oxygen

Indonesia's surge intensifies; other Asian nations set daily COVID records

The country is ordering oxygen supplies from other nations, enough for home treatment.

Jul 09, 2021

Jul 09, 2021

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 09, 2021

New center for antibiotic resistance, TB
Promising data for cefiderocol
Urine culture stewardship
Rapid molecular tests for TB
Antimicrobial stewardship in Oman
Jul 09, 2021

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 09, 2021

New center for antibiotic resistance, TB
Promising data for cefiderocol

Jul 08, 2021

Jul 08, 2021

Delta COVID variant surges in Asia, casts shadow on Olympics

Also, global deaths pass 4 million, led by the United States, India, and Brazil.

Jul 06, 2021

Jul 06, 2021
Infusion

WHO advises 2 monoclonal antibodies for severe COVID

Study finds that tocilizumab and sarilumab reduce the risk of death and the need for mechanical ventilation.

Jul 01, 2021

Jul 01, 2021
South African occupational therapist wearing protective equipment

Africa, Europe feel impact of COVID-19 Delta variant spread

Cases in Africa rose 25% last week and are doubling every 3 weeks, and infections rose 10% in Europe.

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