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May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020
White House Rose Garden

Trump says US will cut ties with World Health Organization

Trump's announcement draws strong condemnation from public health experts.

May 29, 2020
Lineaup of vaccine vials with syringe

Pharma execs say several COVID vaccine options needed

"We are deeply aware that no one can fight COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 on their own. The industry is all in."

May 29, 2020
Man carrying briefcase and surgical mask

CDC issues new COVID-19 guidance on workplace, houses of worship

Also, the CDC published data pointing to community spread no earlier than late January.

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 28, 2020

May 28, 2020
Pandemic closed store sign

100,000 deaths, 40 million jobless: US confronts grim COVID-19 realities

US cases top 1.7 million, and Washington state patients are now trending younger.

May 28, 2020
Hospital patient on oxygen

Indoor spread of COVID-19 can be lessened, experts say

Ventilation, filtration, disinfection, and avoidance of air recirculation are possible steps.

May 28, 2020
Sewing masks in Brazil

Global COVID-19 total tops 5.7 million, Brazil surge continues

Brazil's surge shows no sign of slowing, with more than 20,000 new cases.

May 28, 2020
IV drip connector

5 days of remdesivir for COVID-19 may be enough

An international study found similar results with either a 5-day or 10-day course of the antiviral drug.

May 28, 2020

News Scan for May 28, 2020

Inhaled antibiotic for cystic fibrosis infections
Antibiotics in Australian nursing homes
May 28, 2020

COVID-19 Scan for May 28, 2020

COVID-19 disparities
Autopsies of COVID-19 patients
Hypertension and COVID-19 severity

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