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News Scan for Sep 23, 2016 »
Saudi MERS cases Sabin polio shot ILI in children MORE >>
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WHO names candidates for next director-general »
The World Health Organization (WHO) today released the names of 6 candidates for the role of the agency's next director-ge...
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Officials: Aerial spraying cut Zika mosquitoes in Miami »
Aerial spraying with naled and Bti that targeted  Aedes aegypti  mosquitoes played a key role in interrupting...
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SA Dental Service says no infection risk to patients treated by unsterilised Modbury clinic equipmen »
HEALTH authorities are assuring almost 200 patients that there is no risk to them after it was found dental instruments at...
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New MRSA Strain Found in Denmark »
Researchers in Denmark have identified a new form of the superbug known as MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aure...
Friday, September 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AAP: Stop Giving Codeine to Children »
Healthcare providers and parents should stop giving codeine to children, according to a new clinical report from the Ameri...
Friday, September 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Livestock-associated MRSA: A Foodborne Illness? »
One of the main fronts in the battle against antimicrobial resistance involves the presence of antimicrobial resistant bac...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Sep 22, 2016 »
New AMR 'conscience' alliance Campylobacter resistance MORE >>
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 22, 2016 »
MERS cases in Saudi Arabia Malaria drug trial   Summer flu review...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Some Zika 'firsts' as disease spreads across Caribbean »
Today the World Health Organization's (WHO's) weekly Zika update included a series of Zika "firsts" in several countries,...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
GAO finds 11 more breaches at high-security labs »
A government investigation of lab incidents involving incomplete pathogen activation at US high-containment labs since 200...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults† Aged ≥65 Years Meeting 2008 Federal Guidelines for Leisure- »
From 2000–2002 to 2013–2015, the percentage of older adults who met the 2008 federal guidelines for aerobic activity incre...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Pediatric Death from Meningococcal Disease in a Family of Romani Travele »
On January 31, 2015, the Sarasota County Office of the Medical Examiner notified the on-call epidemiologist at the Florida...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Furanyl-Fentanyl Overdose Events Caused by Smoking Contaminated Crack Co »
On July 15 2016, Surrey Memorial Hospital’s emergency department notified the medical health officer on call of a sharp in...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Update: Influenza Activity — United States and Worldwide, May 22–September 10, 2016 »
During May 22–September 10, 2016,* the United States experienced typical low levels of seasonal influenza activity overall...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Unmet Needs for Ancillary Services Among Men Who Have Sex with Men and Who Are Receiving HIV M »
Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) are disproportionately affected by human immunodeficiency virus (...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: HIV Testing Experience Before HIV Diagnosis Among Men Who Have Sex with Men — 21 Jurisdictions »
Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) continue to be the population most affected by human immunodefici...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Falls and Fall Injuries Among Adults Aged ≥65 Years — United States, 2014 »
Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among adults aged ≥65 years (older adults). During 2014, approx...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Falls Prevention Awareness Day — September 22, 2016 »
eptember 22, 2016, marks the 9th annual observation of Falls Prevention Awareness Day in the United States. Falls are the...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Falls are leading cause of injury and death in older Americans »
Every second of every day in the United States an older adult falls, making falls the number one cause of injuries and dea...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dental Laboratory Association Informs Dentists on Importance of Materials Accountability »
In order to protect patient safety, it is important that dental laboratories accurately disclose the point-of-origin and t...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
At UN, global leaders commit to act on antimicrobial resistance »
For the first time, Heads of State committed to taking a broad, coordinated approach to address the root causes of AMR acr...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan to spend $3B to cure disease »
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife, Priscilla Chan, are launching an ambitious effort to spe...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dental infection outbreak from Anaheim clinic climbs to 14 children hospitalized »
An outbreak of infections among patients treated at an Anaheim pediatric dental clinic has grown to 14 children, the count...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
More Must Be Done to Fight 'Superbugs': U.S. Gov't Report »
Antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" remain a major public health threat, and only a multipronged attack can address the probl...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
A mysterious polio-like illness that paralyzes people may be surging this year »
Through July, 32 new cases of AFM have been  confirmed  across the United States this year by the Centers for...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
GAO finds more gaps in oversight of bioterror germs studied in U.S. labs »
Government regulators have no idea how often laboratories working with some of the world’s most dangerous viruses and bact...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Sep 21, 2016 »
HHS antibiotic resistance funds MRSA linked to eating poultry MORE >>
Wednesday, September 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 21, 2016 »
Saudi MERS case HPV vaccine herd immunity Hong Kong measles-free  ...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Russian waterfowl finding prompts FAO warning about H5N8 spread »
Experts from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) are warning nations in Central Asia, the Caucasus,...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC reports first highly resistant gonorrhea in US »
The specter of gonorrhea completely resistant to the drugs used to treat it just grew larger. MORE >>
Wednesday, September 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
UN leaders pledge to fight antimicrobial resistance »
World leaders today made a commitment to work at national, regional, and global levels to address the growing threat of an...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
United Nations high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance »
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has become one of the biggest threats to global health and endangers other major priorities...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Hope in the Fight against Antimicrobial Resistance »
A U.N. conference could lead to major steps in addressing this growing public health crisis MORE >>
Wednesday, September 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘Superbug’ MRSA may be spreading through tainted poultry »
A new form of a dangerous "superbug" may be spreading to humans through contaminated poultry that people handle or eat, ac...

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