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Flu Scan for Oct 20, 2017 »
IV zanamivir in kids H5N8 in Italy MORE >>
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News Scan for Oct 20, 2017 »
Marburg virus in Uganda Polio in Afghanistan and Syria Salmonella outbreak probe ends...
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'Big Chicken' tells the story of antibiotic use, misuse in the poultry industry »
In the prologue to her new book,  Big Chicken , journalist Maryn McKenna paints a mouth-watering portrait of a roas...
23 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Majority of US Measles Cases From Lack of Vaccination »
While measles incidence is extremely low in the United States, most cases that do occur happen in unvaccinated patients, a...
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Anticipating a Severe Flu Season »
While the flu season in this hemisphere has yet to fully commence, there are important signals that it may be severe....
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why You Should Be Celebrating International Infection Prevention Week »
October 15-21, 2017 marks  International Infection Prevention Week  and while this may seem like a week where...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 19, 2017 »
Plague in Madagascar Marburg deaths in Uganda CDC Zika guidance update...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New diarrhea guidelines stress implications of molecular tests »
New guidelines for diagnosing and managing infectious diarrhea stress that improved tests are capable of detecting multipl...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
H7N9 study finds virus poised to become more lethal, resistant to treatment »
During China's unprecedented fifth wave of H7N9 avian influenza activity, worrisome changes to the virus emerged, includin...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Infant Mortality Rate, by Urbanization Level* — National Vital Statistics System, »
In both 2007 and 2015, infant mortality rates were highest in rural counties (7.5 infant deaths per 1,000 live births and...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Comprehensive Telehe »
The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recently posted new information on its recommendation regarding teleh...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Counterfeit Percocet–Related Overdose Cluster — Georgia, June 2017 »
On June 5, 2017, a Georgia North-Central Health District emergency department (ED) notified the Georgia Poison Center of s...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Reporting Deaths Among Children Aged <5 Years After the Ebola Virus Disease Epidemic — Bombali »
Mortality surveillance and vital registration are limited in Sierra Leone, a country with one of the highest mortality rat...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Related to Ebola Virus Disease at the End of a National Ep »
Health communication and social mobilization efforts to improve the public’s knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) reg...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Tdap Vaccination Coverage During Pregnancy — Selected Sites, United States, 2006–2015 Weekly / »
Tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine is recommended during the third trimeste...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: HIV Testing, Linkage to HIV Medical Care, and Interviews for Partner Services Among Women — 61 »
Diagnoses of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among women declined 17% during 2011–2015, and a total of 7,498...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Update: Interim Guidance for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Management of Infants with Possibl »
CDC has updated its interim guidance for U.S. health care providers caring for infants with possible congenital Zika virus...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Illicit Drug Use, Illicit Drug Use Disorders, and Drug Overdose Deaths in Metropolitan and Non »
Problem/Condition:  Drug overdoses are a leading cause of injury death in the United States, resulting in approximat...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 18, 2017 »
No Seychelles plague cases Influenza B antibody HPV vaccine safety MORE >>
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Studies show rise in drug-resistant TB in India, China »
A systematic review and meta-analysis of previously published studies reveals a significant rise in drug-resistant pulmona...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Ebola guidelines address immediate supportive care »
Two new studies offer insight into how to care for patients during the next Ebola outbreak, including recommendations for...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New video: Joint Commission president explains how safety culture can protect patients »
Mark R. Chassin, MD, FACP, MPP, MPH, president and chief executive officer of The Joint Commission, explains in a new ...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Silent Epidemic of Cancer Is Spreading Among Men »
Jason Mendelsohn had been married for close to 20 years and was happily raising three kids when he noticed the painless lu...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1331 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 17, 2017 »
Southern Hemisphere flu decline Influenza in VA hospitals H5N6 avian flu in China...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study finds high burden of oral HPV, related cancers in men »
Head and neck cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) are dramatically higher in men than in women, with levels in me...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
More evidence of Zika, GBS link found in Puerto Rico »
A research letter published in the latest J ournal of the American Medical Association  provides more compelling ev...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu experts see potential for a nasty winter season »
Flu experts are a bit worried right now. There are some signals they think may foretell that we’re facing a nasty flu seas...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Considers Expanding Hepatitis C Testing »
In response to an increase in the incidence of hepatitis C infections, which tripled from 2010 to 2015, the Centers f...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recovery Empowerment Symposium Held in Houston on September 23 »
In response to the devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Henry Schein, Inc. joined the Texas Dental Associatio...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The uses and limitations of a hand-held germicidal »
The morbidity and mortality from healthcare associated infections has raised concern that conventional disinfection method...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
More men than women infected with oral human papillomavirus »
Roughly one in nine U.S. men have oral infections of the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV), more than triple the i...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 16, 2017 »
Drug-non-susceptible gonorrhea   Novel antibiotic resistance genes MORE >>
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 16, 2017 »
Saudi MERS cases European avian flu threats Hep A emergency in California MORE &...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nigeria launches yellow fever vaccination campaign »
Nigeria's government has launched a campaign to vaccinate about 874,000 people against yellow fever in two of the country'...

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