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Jun 01, 2021

Jun 01, 2021
COVID-19 vaccination in Brazil

WHO OKs Sinovac COVID vaccine, simplifies variant naming

WHO advisors have approved emergency listing for China's two-dose vaccine.

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

May 28, 2021

May 28, 2021
Concert crowd with smartphones

No COVID-19 cases found after well-controlled indoor concert

"Our study does not necessarily mean that all mass events are safe."

May 28, 2021
Mom putting mask on young son

Japan extends COVID emergency for much of country

The drop in cases has been slow in the Tokyo area, which will host the Olympics in late July.

May 28, 2021
Young woman getting COVID vaccine

COVID-19 vaccinations increase in US, but unevenly

In a new poll, 62% of US adults saying they've gotten at least one dose, up from 56% in April.

May 28, 2021

News Scan for May 28, 2021

Global AMR response
CWD in Pennsylvania
H1N2v flu case in Ohio
Polio in 6 countries
May 28, 2021

COVID-19 Scan for May 28, 2021

COVID-19 vs flu in kids
Colchicine for COVID outpatients
Mistrust in COVID-19 vaccines

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