News & Perspective

Jul 01, 2020

Jul 01, 2020
Death in hospital corridor

About 30% of COVID deaths may not be classified as such

In the first 3 months of the pandemic, excess US deaths were 28% higher than reported COVID-19 deaths.

Jul 01, 2020
COVID interview

Huge daily jump pushes global COVID-19 total past 10.5 million

WHO officials also share details about a similar rise in the Middle East, due to multiple factors.

Jul 01, 2020
COVID car testing

US daily COVID-19 cases near 50,000 as 19 states pause reopening

At least 19 states have paused or rolled back plans to reopen establishements such as bars and restaurants.

Jul 01, 2020
Doc checking small child with stethoscope in Africa

Antibiotic use, duration questioned for kids' pneumonia in low-resource areas

One study finds that a 3-day antibiotic course is non-inferior to a 5-day course.

Jul 01, 2020

News Scan for Jul 01, 2020

Ebola in the DRC
Penicillin allergy and antibiotic use
Antimicrobial stewardship and COVID-19
Jul 01, 2020

COVID-19 Scan for Jul 01, 2020

Coronavirus patient exposures
COVID-19 viral loads
Neuropathy in kids with COVID-19

Jun 30, 2020

Jun 30, 2020
Pigs on farm

Emerging flu virus in Chinese pigs has pandemic potential, researchers say

More than 10% of swine workers tested had antibodies to the novel influenza strain.

Jun 30, 2020
CT scans of lungs

Study finds lung impairment in recovering COVID-19 patients

More than half of 57 patients had abnormal lung CT findings a month after hospital discharge.

Jun 30, 2020

News Scan for Jun 30, 2020

Teens' COVID-19 behaviors
Face masks and droplets
More DRC Ebola cases
Recalls linked to Cyclospora
Jun 30, 2020

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 30, 2020

Funds for CRISPR-based phage treatment
Antimicrobial stewardship in Saudi hospitals
Impact of rapid ID, susceptibility test


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