News & Perspective

Jul 08, 2020

Jul 08, 2020
Coronavirus testing processing

With single-day case record, US COVID-19 total tops 3 million

Task force coordinator Birx says harder-hit states should re-enter phase 1 of reopening.

Jul 08, 2020
First responders with patient on stretcher

Symptoms not enough for 911 COVID-19 screening, study finds

In 62% of 911 emergency dispatches, the patient did not report COVID symptoms.

Jul 08, 2020
Mask making Brazil

COVID-19 cases surge higher in Americas and African regions

Cases increased 20% in the Americas over the past week, and in Africa, cases in 22 countries have more than doubled over the past month.

Jul 08, 2020

News Scan for Jul 08, 2020

More DRC Ebola cases
H5N6 avian flu in Vietnam
Jul 08, 2020

COVID-19 Scan for Jul 08, 2020

COVID-19 in nightclubbers
Delayed coronavirus response and death
COVID-19 and the brain

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.

Jul 07, 2020
Healthcare workers donning protective equipment

Hospitalizations up in Arizona, Texas, Florida as US nears 3 million COVID-19 cases

Hospital and ICU beds in Arizona, Texas, and Florida are filling at an alarming rate.

Jul 07, 2020
Row of blood vials

Few in Spanish, US studies had detectable COVID antibodies

Around 5% in Spain, a nation hit hard earlier, had antibodies to the virus.

Jul 07, 2020

News Scan for Jul 07, 2020

Obesity and COVID-19 hospitalization
In-flight coronavirus spread
Zika infections in pregnancy
Polio emergency extension
Jul 07, 2020

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 07, 2020

CARB-X funds for vaccine
Boosting antibiotic development


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