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IAC Express #1322 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
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Flu Scan for Aug 22, 2017 »
Prior year flu vaccination   H5N8 in South Africa Global flu hot spots MORE...
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News Scan for Aug 22, 2017 »
Saudi MERS case Candida auris uptick Tainted sprouts MORE >>
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Zika infection decreases sperm count, study says »
According to a study yesterday in  The Lancet Infectious Diseases , men who contract Zika virus have lower sperm co...
Monday, August 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 21, 2017 »
MCR-1 in Dutch chicken   Residents' prescribing Trial for new antimalarial...
Monday, August 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 21, 2017 »
Backyard poultry and Salmonella New polio cases Cholera in Yemen rebel areas MOR...
Monday, August 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
France reports local chikungunya cluster »
France has reported two locally acquired chikungunya cases in the south, and countries in the Americas reported a small ri...
Monday, August 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study finds high disability rate in Ebola survivors »
Ebola survivors have seven times the disability rate of their close contacts, and the virus likely causes muscle damage....
Monday, August 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Allocating Scarce Life-Sustaining Resources in a Disaster »
During a catastrophe, healthcare providers may face difficult questions about who will receive limited life-saving resourc...
Friday, August 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 18, 2017 »
Antifungal susceptibility testing Bacteriophage therapy Expanded AMR monitoring &nb...
Friday, August 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 18, 2017 »
MERS in Saudi Arabia   Zika birth defects More Salmonella cases...
Friday, August 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC reports 3 more fair-linked variant flu cases »
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today announced three variant influenza cases among fairgoers in N...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 17, 2017 »
H3N2v genetic findings Job-related Campylobacter and Salmonella H5N8 outbreaks M...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO details recent Saudi MERS hospital outbreak »
In new MERS-CoV developments today, the World Health Organization (WHO) shared details about the latest hospital outbreak...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antifungal development gets new attention »
Fungal diseases may not get as much attention as bacterial or viral infections, but they affect millions of people. And as...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Currently Employed Adults† with No Health Insurance,§ by Type of Wo »
The percentage of all workers with no health insurance decreased from 17.5% in 2010 to 10.9% in 2015. The percentage also...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Death of a Farm Worker After Exposure to Manure Gas in an Open Air Envir »
On August 15, 2016, at approximately 6:30 a.m., a previously healthy male employee of a Wisconsin beef farm was found dead...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Effects of Antiretroviral Therapy to Prevent HIV Transmission to Women in Couples Attempting C »
Existing U.S. guidelines recommend that men with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection should achieve virologic sup...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Progress Toward Poliomyelitis Eradication — Afghanistan, January 2016–June 2017 »
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nigeria remain the only countries where the transmission of endemic wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Occupational Distribution of Campylobacteriosis and Salmonellosis Cases — Maryland, Ohio, and »
Campylobacter  and  Salmonella  are leading causes of bacterial gastroenteritis in the United States and...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Hypertension Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment, and Control Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years — Los A »
Hypertension is an important and common risk factor for heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death in ad...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Risk Behaviors for Contact Lens–Related Eye Infections Among Adults and Adolescents — United S »
Contact lens–related eye infections, which can lead to serious outcomes, including blindness, are associated with several...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Contact Lens Health Week — August 21–25, 2017 »
August 21–25, 2017, marks the fourth annual Contact Lens Health Week. In collaboration with partners from the clinical, pu...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Patterson Profiles: Mike Smurr | OSAP »
Today we’ll get to know what fuels the philanthropic fire of Patterson’s Director of Merchandise Marketing, Mike Smurr. Mi...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1321 - Ask the Experts »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 16, 2017 »
MDR- and XDR-TB in China Patient empowerment tool for hand hygiene MORE >>
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 16, 2017 »
MERS in Saudi Arabia   Zika semen findings  Cyclospora cases rise MORE...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Continued measles spread in Somalia crisis prompts WHO call for donor support »
Against the backdrop of a drought and outbreaks of cholera and measles in Somalia, the World Health Organization (WHO) and...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1320 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Tuesday, August 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 15, 2017 »
Saudi MERS case H7N9 in China   Recurrent C diff treatment Orop...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ECDC experts confirm support for neuraminidase inhibitors »
An expert panel from the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) yesterday reaffirmed that there is clea...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Candida auris spreading in UK hospitals »
Hospitals in the United Kingdom have detected more than 200 patients colonized or infected with the multidrug-resistant fu...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH herpesvirus study in mice leads to discovery of potential broad-spectrum antiviral »
After herpesviruses infect a cell, their genomes are assembled into specialized protein structures called nucelosomes. Man...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Cardiovascular Disease Risk »
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a common cause of chronic liver disease worldwide and is associated with greater mort...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Surgical Safety Checklists Are Underutilized in Ambulatory Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. »
According to this survey, most practicing oral and maxillofacial surgeons do not currently use surgical safety checklists....

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