News & Perspective

Oct 28, 2021

Oct 28, 2021
Vaccine worker with vial and syringe

WHO presses for $23 billion to support next ACT Accelerator phase

Also, a syringe shortage looms, and African nations lag woefully in COVID-19 vaccine uptake.

Sep 27, 2019

Sep 27, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Sep 27, 2019

Molecular test for blood infections
Rapid TB test assessment
CRE risk in Europe
Cefto-tazo for nosocomial pneumonia
XDR typhoid in Taiwan
UK antimicrobial resistance funds
CARB-X diagnostic graduate
Outpatient antibiotic prescribing
Hospital Candida auris outbreak
AMR Challenge commitments
UK prescribing letter

Jan 09, 2018

Jan 09, 2018

News Scan for Jan 09, 2018

More MERS in Saudi Arabia
Suspected VHF in South Sudan
Global flu rises
Migrant MDR-TB

Mar 30, 2017

Mar 30, 2017

News Scan for Mar 30, 2017

Brazil microcephaly patterns
MERS in African camels
More E coli cases
Dengue vaccine trial
HPV vaccine in pregnancy
Somalia cholera outbreak

Dec 27, 2016

Dec 27, 2016

News Scan for Dec 27, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
US and global flu updates
Vet contracts H7N2
H3N2v in Canada

Feb 24, 2015

Feb 24, 2015

Flu Scan for Feb 24, 2015

H7N9 infections in China
More H5N1 cases in Egypt
Global flu update

Sep 15, 2020

Sep 15, 2020
Mask-wearing student at laptop in library

WHO, partners: Safe school reopening top priority

A new survey of 158 countries reveals that 1 in 4 haven't set a date for school reopening.

Sep 10, 2020

Sep 10, 2020
PCR testing in lab

Global COVID-19 surges on amid push for more support

Officials warn of a funding gap on efforts to speed the development of drugs, vaccines, and tests.

Aug 28, 2020

Aug 28, 2020
Syrian refuge camp

From refugee camps to developed nations, COVID-19 keeps world on edge

The first COVID-19 case has been detected in northern Syria's Al Hol refugee camp.

Aug 13, 2020

Aug 13, 2020
hospital crew

Global COVID trend shows hint of plateau; NZ suspicion shifts to quarantine breach in flare-up

However, a top WHO official warned that calm waters doesn't mean the storm is over, and most of the world is still susceptible to the easily spreading virus.


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