Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 17, 2021

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Phase 3 trial shows safety, high efficacy of typhoid conjugate vaccineA phase 3 clinical trial conducted in Malawi has found that a single dose...

News Scan for Sep 17, 2021

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Kids' BMI increased at double the rate during pandemic, study saysSince March 2020, children's body mass index (BMI) has increased at almost double its...

Key nursing home staff lag in COVID-19 vaccination, study shows

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A study yesterday in JAMA Internal Medicine finds that substantially higher proportions of US nursing home residents are vaccinated against COVID-19 than health workers,...

CDC: Moderna COVID vaccine most protective against hospital cases

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All three COVID-19 vaccines currently in use in the United States offer significant protection against hospitalization for COVID-19, but Moderna is the most effective...

FDA advisors OK Pfizer COVID booster for seniors, high-risk groups

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Federal vaccine advisors today approved a third booster dose of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine on an emergency use basis, but only for the most vulnerable...

News Scan for Sep 20, 2021

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Salmonella outbreak sickens 127 in 25 states; cake mix E coli probe endsA rapidly growing Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak linked to an unknown food source...

India to resume COVID-19 vaccine exports next month

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India's health ministry today said the country will resume COVID-19 vaccine exports in October, a promising supply development that comes ahead of high-level talks...

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine safe, effective in younger children

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Today Pfizer-BioNTech released results from the first phase 2/3 trial of its COVID-19 mRNA vaccine on children ages 5 to 11, and said the...

Study: Allergic reactions to mRNA COVID vaccines rare, manageable

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Allergic reactions to COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are rare and usually mild, according to a study late last week in JAMA Network Open.Stanford University researchers...

Veterinarian: Banning brachycephalic breeds is unrealistic

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Veterinarian: Banning brachycephalic breeds is unrealistic Dr. Brenda Bonnet Photo courtesy of Dr. Brenda Bonnett Dr. Brenda Bonnett, shown with Smilla, advocates educating pet owners to value...