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Jun 17, 2022

Jun 17, 2022

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jun 17, 2022

XDR gonorrhea in Austria
Unnecessary antibiotics for respiratory infections
Diagnostic app for superbugs
Antibiotic stewardship in urgent care
UK antibiotic payment model
Cost of resistant urinary tract infections
Rotavirus vaccine and kids' antibiotic use
MDR-TB treatment in pregnant women
Antibiotic decline in Korea

Jun 16, 2022

Jun 16, 2022
Man getting the COVID vaccine

COVID vaccine hesitancy threatens flu vaccine uptake

Flu vaccination rates fell 4.5 percentage points (from 43.7% to 39.2%) in states with below-average COVID-19 vaccination.

Jun 16, 2022
Clasped hands in front of pride flag

As more states report monkeypox, officials urge caution

Also, a new study finds a 4- to 17-day incubation period, which supports current isolation and contact-tracing guidance.

Jun 16, 2022

News Scan for Jun 16, 2022

African COVID vaccination rise
Waning immunity and Omicron
Omicron vaccine protection in teens
More kids' unexplained hepatitis
Jun 16, 2022

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 16, 2022

Antibiotic stewardship in urgent care
UK antibiotic payment model
Cost of resistant urinary tract infections

Jun 15, 2022

Jun 15, 2022
5-year-old boy with smiley-faced vaccine bandage

FDA advisers OK COVID-19 vaccines for youngest kids

Moderna and Pfizer vaccines gain unanimous approval for kids as young as 6 months; CDC advisers will assess them next.

Jun 15, 2022
Acinetobacter baumannii bacteria

Agreement aims to expand antibiotic access in poor countries

The goal is to make the new antibiotic cefiderocol available in up to 135 nations.

Jun 15, 2022
Monkeypox viruses under the microscope

WHO says it's investigating monkeypox DNA in semen

"But it doesn't change our assessment of the current transmission route."

Jun 15, 2022

News Scan for Jun 15, 2022

Southern Hemisphere flu rise
More US avian flu
Jun 15, 2022

COVID-19 Scan for Jun 15, 2022

COVID vs flu in young kids
Rapid tests and Omicron


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