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Washington Post (May 13)

2020/ 05/ 14 by jd in Global News

As countries around the world “explore ways to end stay-at-home orders, countries that had already opened up are closing down again after renewed spikes in infections. Lebanon on Tuesday became the latest country to reimpose restrictions after experiencing a surge of infections, almost exactly two weeks after it appeared to contain the spread of the virus and began easing up.”

 

Bloomberg (March 1)

2020/ 03/ 03 by jd in Global News

“China’s lockdown measures to minimize further coronavirus infections have created one unexpected benefit—a dramatic improvement to the nation’s air quality.” Satellite imagery is detecting “significant drops of major airborne pollutants above vast swathes of the country.”

 

The Guardian (November 18)

2016/ 11/ 20 by jd in Global News

“Last-line antibiotics against serious pneumonia and bloodstream infections are under real threat in Europe as resistant strains of bacteria emerge…. Particularly worrying is the increase in resistance to antibiotics considered the last line, where there are no new drugs to treat patients with certain serious infections.”

 

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