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Jun 02, 2021

Jun 02, 2021

Biden announces month-long COVID-19 vaccine push

The administration hopes to vaccinate at least 70% of Americans with at least one dose by July 4.

Jun 02, 2021
Arrival of COVAX shipment

Donor summit boosts COVAX funds; nations share doses

Uganda (191% rise in cases), Colombia (40%), Malaysia (38%), and Bahrain (32%) are getting hit hard.

Jun 02, 2021
Patient getting dialysis treatment

Study identifies COVID risks for kidney dialysis patients

Risks were lowest for patients in clinics with more isolation rooms and mask policies for all patients.

Jun 02, 2021

News Scan for Jun 02, 2021

Antibiotic overuse for respiratory infections
New antifungal approved
BARDA pandemic readiness accelerator
Food safety tool
Avian flu in Africa, Europe
Jun 02, 2021

COVID-19 Scan for Jun 02, 2021

Hydroxychloroquine and COVID
COVID-19 and HIV patients
Randomized COVID drug trials

Jun 01, 2021

Jun 01, 2021
Cancer patient and visitor wearing masks

Cancer patients show good COVID immune response to vaccine, infection

About 90% of cancer patients had adequate coronavirus antibodies after vaccination.

Jun 01, 2021

Americans begin 2nd COVID-19 pandemic summer with optimism

Thirty-seven million Americans planned to travel 50 or more miles over the weekend, up 14 million from last year. 

Jun 01, 2021
Table full of pharmaceuticals

COVID-19 raised global drug spending by $88 billion, report says

IQVIA's 5-year forecast estimates the pandemic's effects on the global pharmaceutical market.

Jun 01, 2021

News Scan for Jun 01, 2021

COVID-19 reinfection rate
Previous COVID and vaccine side effects
Human H10N3 avian flu infection
CWD movement ban in Minnesota
Jun 01, 2021

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 01, 2021

Funds for novel antibiotic
Antibiotic use in sick children in LMICs


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