Weekly Digest: COVID-19 could reverse decades of progress toward eliminating preventable child deaths; Projected health-care resource needs for an effective response to COVID-19 in 73 LMIC; Antimicrobial stewardship in a pandemic.
September 21, 2020
Weekly Digest: Ethical strategy for fair distribution of COVID-19 vaccines proposed by experts; Convalescent plasma ineffective at treating COVID-19, large trial finds; Hotspots of vaccine hesitancy identified in global modelling analysis.
CDDEP’s India Office Designated a WHO Collaborating Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance
September 09, 2020
Weekly Digest: Unnecessary antibiotic prescribing common in COVID-19 patients; Multidrug-resistant C. auris detected among COVID-19 patients in India; Flu vaccination during pregnancy is not associated with autism.
September 07, 2020
Weekly Digest: COVID-19 provides India with an opportunity to invest in public health; 40 million US teachers and parents at risk for severe COVID-19 as schools reopen; Antibiotic use tied to colonization of multidrug-resistant bacteria.
Weekly Digest: Testing and isolation strategies to significantly reduce novel coronavirus transmission; Study supports convalescent plasma as early treatment for severe COVID-19; Analysis finds 36% of UTIs in US nursing homes resistant to antibiotics.
Weekly Digest: Broad-spectrum antibiotic use common among COVID-19 patients; COVID-19-related disruptions to increase burden of malaria and HIV in Africa; Social media messages influence vaccination patterns in US.