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Without Good Public Health Strategy, The Coronavirus Pandemic Could Make Antimicrobial Resistance Worse

Dr. Rodney Rohde, a virologist and clinical laboratory expert, explains how the Covid-19 pandemic can make antimicrobial resistance a bigger problem if health systems aren’t careful. Antimicrobial-resistant infections are a major problem around the globe. WILLIAM WEST/AFP via Getty Images Like most of my public health; healthcare, medical laboratory, environmental services and other related professionals,… Read More »

Coronavirus: Oxford University to resume vaccine trial after pause

Trials of a Covid-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University will resume after being paused due to a reported side effect in a patient in the UK. On Tuesday, AstraZeneca said the studies were being paused while it investigated whether the adverse reaction was linked with the vaccine. But on Saturday, the university… Read More »

Hawaii public health shakeup follows other states’ amid coronavirus pandemic

The public health leadership in Hawaii appears to be in turmoil amid the coronavirus pandemic after the state’s embattled epidemiologist was placed on paid leave Friday. Dr. Sarah Park became the third public health official to depart recently. Earlier in the week, Bruce Anderson, director of the state Health Department, announced he was stepping down,… Read More »

Coronavirus UK: 15 fatalities in preliminary daily death toll

Britain’s daily Covid-19 cases shrink AGAIN: Health chiefs record 812 more infections — meaning rolling average has dropped for the fourth day in a row as officials announce 16 deaths Department of Health statistics show 1,043 Britons are now testing positive for Covid-19 each day The rolling seven-day average has dropped every day since —… Read More »

Coronavirus pandemic is worsening transgender mental health to alarming levels – Washington Post

Brenda Emery hoped that after undergoing surgery, she would be comfortable in her body as a transgender woman. Then, the coronavirus pandemic caused cancellation of elective surgeries. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post) Alyssa Fowers Graphics reporter focusing on data visualization and analysis William Wan National correspondent covering health, science and news August 18 at 10:00 AM… Read More »