News & Perspective

Jul 06, 2020

Jul 06, 2020
Woman sneezing outdoors

Global experts: Ignoring airborne COVID spread risky

Not recognizing airborne transmission has led to a false sense of security, they write.

Jul 06, 2020
Waitress with mask disinfects tables

Pandemic tops 11.5 million cases, imperils HIV care

It only took 5 days for cases to surge from 10 million to 11 million, and today the number stands at 11,520,461 cases.

Jul 06, 2020
Health workers with COVID-19 test

US COVID-19 cases continue to climb in major hot spots

California records the largest 1-day jump reported so far in the US during the pandemic.

Jul 06, 2020
Group of seniors at dinner party

Older people as unwilling as youth to isolate during pandemic

Officials must revisit their approach in order to minimize COVID-19 deaths, the study author says.

Jul 06, 2020

News Scan for Jul 06, 2020

More DRC Ebola deaths
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Underlying conditions and COVID-19
Price cut for drug-resistant TB drug

Jul 03, 2020

Jul 03, 2020

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jul 03, 2020

Penicillin allergy and antibiotic use
Antimicrobial stewardship and COVID-19
Funds for CRISPR-based phage treatment
Antimicrobial stewardship in Saudi hospitals
Impact of rapid ID, susceptibility test
Delayed antibiotics for respiratory infections

Jul 02, 2020

Jul 02, 2020

US posts largest single-day jump in new COVID-19 cases

Florida confirms a record number, and Texas has a new order to wear masks.

Jul 02, 2020

Scientists weigh COVID-19 research progress, identify remaining gaps

Also, the WHO urges caution as African countries resume air travel, and cases rise in some parts of Europe.

Jul 02, 2020
work from home

Study: Many in US distanced before states mandated it

Steps that many Americans took on their own appear to have helped reduce COVID-19 spread in March and April.

Jul 02, 2020

News Scan for Jul 02, 2020

Ebola in the DRC
N95 respirator decontamination
Promise for COVID vaccine candidate
Stroke risk in COVID-19


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