Weekly Digest: Lockdowns linked to reduced mobility, reduced novel coronavirus transmission; Studies do not support hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment; Anti-vaccine views may dominate Facebook in 10 years.
May 26, 2020
Weekly Digest: African countries have limited critical care capacity to handle COVID-19; Antimicrobial use common among coronavirus patients despite low rates of co-infections; Breastfeeding poses risk for mother-to-child Ebola transmission.
Weekly Digest: Researchers suggest gradual herd protection as a strategy to control COVID-19; Pandemic could last 18-24 months under likely scenarios; Report highlights gaps in US response to antibiotic resistance.
Weekly Digest: Childhood vaccines reduce antibiotic consumption in LMICs; Modeling the burden of COVID-19 across countries in Africa; Researchers estimate district-level COVID-19 risk scores across India.
Weekly Digest: State-wise estimates of current hospital beds, ICU beds, and ventilators in India; World hunger could double in 2020 due to COVID-19; Not enough antibiotics are currently under development in the US.
Weekly Digest: Pooled COVID-19 tests could help scale up testing & identify disease hotspots; Study reports drop in incidence of MDR infections in US hospitals; Pre-symptomatic COVID-19 transmission in Singapore.