COVID-19 Scan for Apr 09, 2021

Kidney dialysis patients 40 times more likely to be hospitalized with COVIDCOVID-19 hospitalization and all-cause death rates for patients with end-stage kidney disease undergoing...

News Scan for Apr 09, 2021

Nigeria reports H5 avian flu infections in poultry workersNasal swab testing of poultry workers and handlers in recent highly pathogenic H5N1 avian flu outbreak...

US COVID-19 vaccine allotment to stay the course, despite upticks

Today during a White House COVID-19 pandemic response briefing, the White House COVID-19 coordinator, Jeff Zients, said, “Now is not the time to change...

Global groups grapple with stretched COVID vaccine supply

A complex picture of increased vaccine demand in the face of increased activity from SARS-CoV-2 variants is prompting global health groups to search for...

Reports detail high COVID-19 burden in Native Americans

During the pandemic, Native Americans have had 2.2 times greater COVID-19 case incidence and almost quadruple the death rate of White people in Montana,...

COVID-19 Scan for Apr 12, 2021

Pfizer COVID vaccine shows varied effect against variants, study suggestsOne dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine appears to be not very protective against the...

News Scan for Apr 12, 2021

Audit and feedback, prior approval may reduce fluoroquinolone useA study of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals found that prospective audit and feedback (PAF) and prior-approval...

WHO: Growing COVID-19 surge hits critical point

Top officials from the World Health Organization (WHO) said today that COVID-19 cases have climbed for the seventh week in a row, warning that...

Previous COVID-19 may cut risk of reinfection 84%

People who had COVID-19 had an 84% lower risk of becoming reinfected and a 93% lower risk of symptomatic infection during 7 months of...

US hits record COVID vaccine distribution pace

Over the weekend US practitioners administered a record number of COVID-19 vaccines, with more than 4 million shots distributed on Apr 10.The daily average...