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Nov 22, 2021

Nov 22, 2021

News Scan for Nov 22, 2021

Non-COVID infant vaccines in pandemic
Risk of H5N6 avian flu cases
OIE avian flu surveillance alert

Sep 15, 2021

Sep 15, 2021
Temperature check in restaurant sign in window

Global COVID-19 cases show substantial drop

All global regions saw declines, yet nearly 4 million new cases and more than 62,000 deaths were reported.

Sep 14, 2021

Sep 14, 2021
Biden exiting plane

Biden gathers support for global pandemic summit

While welcoming the move, African leaders pushed for multiple ways to boost vaccine access, including easing export bans.

Sep 09, 2021

Sep 09, 2021
girl distance learning

Groups detail more domino effects of pandemic on kids, women

UN agencies warn of erosions on schooling in West Asia, as well as on employment and maternal health in Latin America.

Aug 25, 2021

Aug 25, 2021
Man getting COVID vaccine

WHO sees signs of global COVID-19 plateau

Also, a US probe into the source of SARS-CoV-2 was inconclusive, with worries that time is running out to discover the origin.

Aug 20, 2021

Aug 20, 2021

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Aug 20, 2021

Antibiotics in urban streams
Antibiotic use in Australia during COVID
Japanese hospital stewardship
Network for resistant-infection trials
Antibiotic use in animals
Antibiotic stewardship in elderly
Stewardship in French nursing homes
Perioperative antimicrobial stewardship

Aug 11, 2021

Aug 11, 2021
Brazil vax

Americas and Asia drive rising global COVID-19 cases

In another development, the WHO announced the next phase of a treatment trial, which will test three repurposed drugs across 52 countries.

Aug 06, 2021

Aug 06, 2021
vaccinator

US reaches 50% fully vaccinated against COVID

Also, Asian countries continue to grapple with new cases, with Japan reporting another record daily high.

Aug 04, 2021

Aug 04, 2021
Man holding COVID vaccine vial

WHO calls for moratorium on COVID-19 boosters

The global total nears 200 million cases, led by surges in Asia and the Middle East.

Jul 28, 2021

Jul 28, 2021
nasal swab test

Cases in Americas, Asia drive latest COVID-19 rise

The WHO projects that, at the current pace, global cases could reach 200 million in the next 2 weeks.

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