News & Perspective

Jun 08, 2021

Jun 08, 2021
Man using smartphone at night

Ghosts in the machine: Malicious bots spread COVID untruths

Automated software that simulates people is the primary driver of COVID-19 misinformation, a study finds.

Jun 08, 2021
Ugandan soldiers helping with vaccinations

US COVID cases drop another 30% as Africa surge continues

New CDC data show that COVID-19 vaccines have been particularly beneficial for older Americans.

Jun 07, 2021

Jun 07, 2021
Nurse giving oxygen to sick boy

Underlying illness, respiratory infection raise risk for severe COVID in kids

Two studies look at pediatric COVID-19 hospitalizations in the United States and Brazil.

Jun 07, 2021

Global travelers acquire destination-specific resistance genes

Dutch travelers to Asia, Africa acquired 56 unique antimicrobial-resistance genes.

Jun 07, 2021
COVID vaccinator up close

US COVID-19 vaccination rates drop to under 1 million a day

The slowdown is nationwide, but states in the South and Midwest report plummeting numbers.

Jun 07, 2021
Young African man wearing mask

Uganda enters 2nd COVID-19 lockdown as surges noted elsewhere

Some Asian countries, like Taiwan, continue to battle stubborn COVID spikes.

Jun 07, 2021

News Scan for Jun 07, 2021

Rapid ILI tests and antibiotic Rx
WHO on J&J Ebola vaccine
Jun 07, 2021

COVID-19 Scan for Jun 07, 2021

Teen mental health amid pandemic
Cancer and COVID-19 deaths
Black fungus and COVID

Jun 04, 2021

Jun 04, 2021

News Scan for Jun 04, 2021

Bamlanivimab for COVID-19
Iowa H1N1v flu case
Polio in 3 countries
Jun 04, 2021

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 04, 2021

Antibiotic use in US COVID patients
Inappropriate candidemia treatment


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