News & Perspective

Jun 14, 2022

Jun 14, 2022
Girl receiving shot in arm

FDA committee approves Moderna COVID vaccine for kids 6 to 17

The move comes as the more transmissible BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron subvariants expand their reach.

Jun 14, 2022
Monkeypox-smallpox vaccine vial

WHO discourages mass vaccination for monkeypox outbreak

Experts meet next week to discern if the disease represents a global public health emergency.

Jun 14, 2022
Industrial wastewater discharge

New industry guidelines aim to limit antibiotic manufacturing waste

The report seeks to curb antibiotic discharge into the environment.

Jun 14, 2022
Single Paxlovid pill

Data show low level of COVID rebound with Paxlovid

The authors say viral replication may have triggered a secondary immune response in the rebound cases.

Jun 14, 2022
Picturesque rural scene

Study spotlights Omicron's impact on unvaccinated, rural Americans

"We're talking about an extra burden that rural counties face."

Jun 14, 2022

News Scan for Jun 14, 2022

Texts and COVID vaccine uptake
Measles in Minnesota

Jun 13, 2022

Jun 13, 2022
Monkeypox viruses

UK reports 194 more monkeypox cases as US total hits 49

Massachusetts, which had the first US case in May, confirms 2 more infections.

Jun 13, 2022
Pharmacy in Montreal

Pandemic policy changes in Canada appear to have eased Rx drug shortages

Shortages peaked in April 2020, at 2,345, up from 901 shortages 5 years earlier.

Jun 13, 2022

News Scan for Jun 13, 2022

Childcare-related COVID work disruptions
Pandemic stress and ovulation
Avian flu in US and abroad
More unexplained hepatitis in Europe
Jun 13, 2022

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 13, 2022

Rotavirus vaccine and kids' antibiotic use
MDR-TB treatment in pregnant women
Antibiotic decline in Korea


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