News & Perspective

Jun 04, 2021

Jun 04, 2021
COVID vaccine clinic

Over 60% of US adults have at least 1 COVID shot

Most states will not have 70% of adults vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jul 4, an analysis finds.

Jun 04, 2021
Man with headache

Neurologic, psychiatric conditions common in COVID-19

One study suggests that symptoms like fatigue and depression are common, even with mild illness.

Jun 04, 2021

Groups amplify calls for COVID vaccine sharing as G7 leaders gather

Pressure grows on wealthy countries that have excess doses to start donating them.

Jun 04, 2021

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jun 04, 2021

Antibiotic use in US COVID patients
Inappropriate candidemia treatment
Stewardship guidelines for COVID patients
UK antibiotic development investment
Antibiotic overuse for respiratory infections
New antifungal approved
Funds for novel antibiotic
Antibiotic use in sick children in LMICs

Jun 03, 2021

Jun 03, 2021
Doctor at bedside of COVID-19 patient

More evidence of frequent antibiotic use noted in COVID patients

Only 13% had bacterial infections, but 85% received one or more antibiotics.

Jun 03, 2021
Masked dental workers with patient

Dental workers found to be at increased COVID-19 risk

Tests showed COVID-19 antibodies persisted for 6 months in most dental workers.

Jun 03, 2021
COVID-19 vaccinator

US COVID-19 cases down 30% in past week

Also, the White House says it will share 25 million vaccine doses with countries in need of supply.

Jun 03, 2021
South African healthcare workers

COVID surges in Afghanistan, Africa stir more concerns

Plus, in the United Kingdom, the Delta variant (B1617.2) is surpassing the proportion of Alpha cases (B117).

Jun 03, 2021

News Scan for Jun 03, 2021

More ICU beds amid pandemic
Rare AstraZeneca COVID vaccine clots
Breaded chicken Salmonella outbreak
Jun 03, 2021

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 03, 2021

Stewardship guidelines for COVID patients
UK antibiotic development investment


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