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Russia battles new COVID surge

Russia battles new COVID surge

Vaccine hesitancy and the more transmissible Delta (B1617.2) SARS-CoV-2 variant are fueling a third surge in COVID activity in Russia, with Moscow as the main hot spot. And at a World Health Organization (WHO) briefing today, its Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, warned that every world region has countries that are now facing steep increases

Poorer US counties have lower COVID-19 vaccine uptake

Poorer US counties have lower COVID-19 vaccine uptake

A study yesterday in Vaccine reveals socioeconomic disparities in county-level COVID-19 vaccine uptake, with a 32% lower vaccination rate in the most disadvantaged areas. In the study, researchers from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock used the COVID-19 Community Vulnerability Index (CCVI) and seven theme scores to identify links between socioeconomic

News Scan for Jun 17, 2021

News Scan for Jun 17, 2021

Racial disparities are seen in COVID-19 deaths Black COVID-19 patients were more likely to die or be discharged to hospice after 30 days of hospitalization compared with White patients, according to a study today in JAMA Network Open. The researchers add, though, that the largest factor was the overall mortality and hospice rates of the

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 17, 2021

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 17, 2021

Korean study details risk factors for drug-resistant organisms in COVID patients Multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) were isolated in more than a quarter of South Korean patients with confirmed COVID-19 pneumonia and microbial culture results, with corticosteroid use identified as a significant risk factor, researchers reported yesterday in the American Journal of Infection Control. The researchers from

VA must modernize supply chain amid COVID-19, GAO says

VA must modernize supply chain amid COVID-19, GAO says

In the Government Accountability Office‘s (GAO’s) latest report yesterday, the agency recommends that the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) develop a supply chain management strategy, including an explanation of how all its supply chain initiatives relate to each other. Currently, the VA’s main supply chain initiatives are around implementing the Department of Defense’s (DOD’s) Defense

Hope amid challenging times for antibiotic developers

Hope amid challenging times for antibiotic developers

In recent years, much of the news coverage around antibiotic development has been, for lack of a better word, gloomy. There’s good reason for that. As reports from the World Health Organization and other concerned groups have concluded, the pipeline for new antibiotics is not nearly robust enough to meet the growing challenge of antimicrobial

News Scan for Jun 14, 2021

News Scan for Jun 14, 2021

Afghanistan launches 3-day polio vaccination campaign Today officials from UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), and the Ministry of Public Health of Afghanistan launched a 3-day polio vaccination campaign targeting 9.9 million children younger than 5 years, the third national campaign this year. Polio remains endemic in Afghanistan, and outbreaks increased in 2020 due to