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News Scan for Jul 27, 2016 »
Yellow fever in Americas; E coli beef recalls; H7N9 cases in China; Cholera in South Sudan MORE >>
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Flu vaccine may reduce diabetics' cardiovascular events »
A large, 7-year epidemiologic study from the United Kingdom suggests that people who have type 2 diabetes can significantl...
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Study notes promising Zika antibodies; Florida suspects more local cases »
The search for Zika-specific antibodies that could one day be used in vaccines, tests, and possibly treatments took anothe...
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CDC funding accelerates antibiotic resistance efforts »
CDC is providing $67 million to help health departments nationwide tackle antibiotic resistance and other patient safety t...
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IAC Express #1257 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
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FDA enhances warnings on group of strong antibiotics »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has enhanced warnings of side effects of a group of strong antibiotics used to treat...
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3 challenges ASC face in multidisciplinary antibiotic stewardship program implementation »
The infection prevention space is a relatively new area for ambulatory surgery centers. Government initiatives began focus...
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Staying Healthy on the Road to Rio (and Back) »
Are you headed to the  2016 Rio Olympic or Paralympic games ? Whether you’re a Team USA competitor or fan, you ca...
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Mumps »
Mumps vaccine is the best way to protect your child against mumps, a contagious disease that can cause serious complicatio...
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Avian Flu Scan for Jul 26, 2016 »
North American HPAI disappearance; New H5N1 outbreak in France MORE >>
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News Scan for Jul 26, 2016 »
E coli flour recall; Safety labels for fluoroquinolones; Antibiotic overuse for asthma; Ebola vaccine in monkeys MOR...
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German researchers identify 402 MCR-1 isolates »
Researchers in Germany yesterday reported finding more than 400  Escherichia coli  isolates from livestock and...
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Colombia calls Zika epidemic over as Brazil seeks microcephaly answers »
After piling up nearly 100,000 Zika cases as the second-worst-hit country, Colombia's health ministry yesterday announced...
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CIDRAP launches Antimicrobial Stewardship Project »
Resistance to antibiotics and other key antimicrobials has grown into a critical public health threat, and CIDRAP has laun...
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Risk Factors Identified in Patient-to-Patient Transmission of Resistant Bacteria »
Three key factors increase the risk for patient-to-patient transmission of an extremely drug-resistant bacteria known as C...
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CDC Director Tom Frieden speaks on Zika »
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden and his agency are faced with what he calls an “unpreceden...
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Tune in to Safe Healthcare: Unsafe Injection Stories from the Field »
FREE CDC Webinar for Healthcare Providers Tune in to Safe Healthcare: Unsafe Injection Stories from the Field...
Monday, July 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Avian Flu Scan for Jul 25, 2016 »
Egyptian H5N1 cases; Avian flu outbreaks in Iraq MORE >>
Monday, July 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jul 25, 2016 »
Saudi MERS update; Ebola vaccine, viral shedding; New chikungunya cases MORE >>
Monday, July 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Zika recs expand congenital syndrome, fine-tune testing, sex guidance »
New findings on Zika virus have led to new updates, including an expanded definition of Zika congenital syndrome from the...
Monday, July 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
More than half of adults misuse medications, study finds »
More than half of adults and 44 percent of children who were drug-tested by a national clinical laboratory last year misus...
Monday, July 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
More than 3,000 patients of local dentist at risk of Hepatitis and HIV exposure »
An ongoing investigation in to a Memphis area dentist by the Shelby County Health Department continues to reveal unsettlin...
Monday, July 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Officials: Patients of Dental Clinic Should Get HIV Tests »
Patients treated at a Tennessee dental clinic should get tested for  hepatitis  B and C, and HIV after problem...
Monday, July 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSHA Penalty Adjustments to Take Effect August 2016 »
T he new penalties will take effect after August 1, 2016.  Any citations issued by OSHA after that date will be subje...
Monday, July 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Think NoHep this World Hepatitis Day »
DC’s vision is to eliminate viral hepatitis in the United States and worldwide.   World Hepatitis Day  –...
Monday, July 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC, OSAP Issue Best Practices for Dentists Prescribing Antibiotics »
Today, CDC, in collaboration with the  Organization for Safety, Asepsis, and Prevention (OSAP) , published an&nbs...
Monday, July 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Issues Updated Zika Recommendations: Interim Guidance for healthcare providers caring for pregna »
CDC today issued updated guidance and information to prevent Zika virus transmission and health effects: Updated...
Monday, July 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Protect your office from ransomware »
Ransomware, a rapidly growing form of cyber attack, is a type of malicious software that encrypts a user's data and holds...
Monday, July 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Audit Program »
The 2016 Phase 2 HIPAA Audit Program will review the policies and procedures adopted and employed by covered entities and...
Saturday, July 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Jul 22, 2016 »
H5 vaccine priming strategy; Taiwan H5N8 outbreaks MORE >>
Saturday, July 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jul 22, 2016 »
Yellow fever decline in Angola; New Saudi MERS case; Salmonella-related meat recall MORE >>
Saturday, July 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NICU antibiotic restrictions lead to shorter treatment courses »
Shortening the duration of antibiotic therapy in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) led to a 27% drop in overall use an...
Saturday, July 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NYC reports microcephaly; Florida probes possible 2nd local Zika case »
New York City health officials today reported the first baby born with Zika-related microcephaly in a local hospital, a da...
Saturday, July 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSHA Fines Hartford Medical Clinic $24,750 For Mishandling Bloodborne Pathogens »
HA RTFORD – Community Health Services, a clinic on Albany Avenue that serves some of the city's neediest patients, has bee...
Saturday, July 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three-Drug Combinations Could Help Counter Antibiotic Resistance, UCLA Biologists Report »
Each year, approximately 700,000 people die from drug-resistant bacterial infections. A study by UCLA life scientists coul...

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