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Jul 01, 2021

Jul 01, 2021

News Scan for Jul 01, 2021

Prevalence of resistant S aureus
US melioidosis cases
H3N2 flu vaccine
H5N1 avian flu in Togo

Jun 16, 2021

Jun 16, 2021
National Guard COVID products

VA must modernize supply chain amid COVID-19, GAO says

GAO's latest report looks at the VA's three main supply chain, COVID-related adaptations.

Mar 19, 2021

Mar 19, 2021

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 19, 2021

Call for more federal AMR funds
Global antibiotic stewardship efforts
ICU antibiotic stewardship audit
Candida auris in the environment
Contact precautions for MRSA
Antibiotic approved for skin infections
COVID-linked rise in hospital infections
School policy on antibiotics in turkey

Feb 18, 2021

Feb 18, 2021
Older couple blowing out birthday candles

Amid COVID-19, US life expectancy sees biggest drop since WWII

Also, the White House says it will spend $650 million to expand testing for schools and congregate settings.

Jan 29, 2021

Jan 29, 2021
Taking inventory at medical supply warehouse

GAO reiterates need for better COVID-19 supply chain, relief effort tracking

The report looks at medical supply chains, manufacturer transparency, financial aid, and more.

Sep 23, 2020

Sep 23, 2020
Temperature screening at school

Watchdog to feds: Do more to blunt COVID-19 harms

The GAO offers 16 actions to address "catastrophic loss of life and profound economic disruption."

Sep 17, 2020

Sep 17, 2020
Masked business owner opening store

Mixed messages hamstring US COVID-19 response

CDC director says a vaccine likely won't be widely available till next spring or summer.

Sep 16, 2020

Sep 16, 2020
COVID vaccine vials

Feds unveil COVID vaccine distribution plans amid HHS shakeup

HHS and the Defense Department release 2 documents that outline steps to deliver vaccine.

Mar 26, 2020

Mar 26, 2020
Surgeons rushing in hallway

US COVID-19 cases surge past 82,000, highest total in world

Hospitalization rates in Los Angeles and New York City are doubling every few days.

Nov 13, 2019

Nov 13, 2019

News Scan for Nov 13, 2019

New Saudi MERS case
Record dengue in the Americas
Marburg vaccine candidate


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