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Jul 27, 2022

Jul 27, 2022

Less methadone, more buprenorphine distributed amid COVID in US

As the pandemic worsened the opioid crisis, some states saw steeper methadone distribution declines than others, though it's not clear why.

Jul 26, 2022

Jul 26, 2022
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US now has more monkeypox cases than any other non-endemic country

The US total soars to nearly 3,500 cases, with all but 4 states now affected.

Jul 26, 2022
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Experts air vision for better vaccines as BA.5 expands dominance

More broadly protective vaccines and ones that can block transmission and infection are among the next-generation vaccine goals.

Jul 26, 2022

News Scan for Jul 26, 2022

COVID vaccine and myocarditis in kids
European AMR data
AAV2 acute hepatitis link

Jul 25, 2022

Jul 25, 2022
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WHO director declares monkeypox a public health emergency

Recent cases in two US kids underscore close household contact as a transmission risk, as federal officials weigh declaring a national public health emergency.

Jul 25, 2022
covid meds

COVID-19 antivirals may cut risk of hospitalization, death

Paxlovid and molnupiravir stood out in a meta-analysis that compared the effectiveness of 16 different drug or drug combinations.

Jul 25, 2022
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Feds look ahead to next-generation COVID vaccines

Vaccines that are easier to administer, such as intranasal, and that provide broader protection are the main goals for future vaccines.

Jul 25, 2022

News Scan for Jul 25, 2022

VA stewardship intervention
COVID vaccine and heart attack, stroke
Avian flu in Florida poultry
CCHF in Spain

Jul 22, 2022

Jul 22, 2022

News Scan for Jul 22, 2022

COVID-related public health worker attrition
Salmonella outbreak tied to turtles
More polio in 3 nations
Jul 22, 2022

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 22, 2022

McDonald's antibiotic shift
Rapid antimicrobial susceptibility test


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