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Jun 09, 2021

Jun 09, 2021
AstraZeneca COVID vaccine vials

Small risk of bleeding disorder after AstraZeneca COVID vaccine

The risk of severe COVID-19 or death is far greater than any posed by the vaccine, a study author says.

Jun 08, 2021

Jun 08, 2021
Man using smartphone at night

Ghosts in the machine: Malicious bots spread COVID untruths

Automated software that simulates people is the primary driver of COVID-19 misinformation, a study finds.

Jun 08, 2021
Ugandan soldiers helping with vaccinations

US COVID cases drop another 30% as Africa surge continues

New CDC data show that COVID-19 vaccines have been particularly beneficial for older Americans.

Jun 08, 2021
Pregnant woman in exam room

No health issues in babies whose moms got flu vaccine while pregnant

New data show no adverse outcomes in infants exposed to the flu vaccine in utero.

Jun 08, 2021

News Scan for Jun 08, 2021

Physician COVID-19 triage distress
One dose of Pfizer COVID vaccine
New smallpox treatment
H1N2v flu in Taiwan
Jun 08, 2021

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 08, 2021

CARB-X funds for sepsis diagnostic
Japanese funding for new antibiotics

Jun 07, 2021

Jun 07, 2021
Nurse giving oxygen to sick boy

Underlying illness, respiratory infection raise risk for severe COVID in kids

Two studies look at pediatric COVID-19 hospitalizations in the United States and Brazil.

Jun 07, 2021

Global travelers acquire destination-specific resistance genes

Dutch travelers to Asia, Africa acquired 56 unique antimicrobial-resistance genes.

Jun 07, 2021
Young African man wearing mask

Uganda enters 2nd COVID-19 lockdown as surges noted elsewhere

Some Asian countries, like Taiwan, continue to battle stubborn COVID spikes.

Jun 07, 2021

News Scan for Jun 07, 2021

Rapid ILI tests and antibiotic Rx
WHO on J&J Ebola vaccine

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