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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 21, 2017 »
Neonatal sepsis risk calculator   Antibiotic-free chicken Klebsiella pneumoniae i...
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News Scan for Feb 21, 2017 »
H7N9 cases in China   Poultry worker avian flu exposure Yemen polio campaign...
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China confirms high-path H7N9 in market poultry »
Signaling a shift in the H7N9 avian influenza away from the low-pathogenic strain, China's agriculture ministry said the h...
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Experimental PfSPZ malaria vaccine provides durable protection against multiple strains in NIH clini »
An investigational malaria vaccine has protected a small number of healthy U.S. adults from infection with a malaria strai...
Monday, February 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Feb 20, 2017 »
Six new MERS cases   Antibiotic resistance in kids   Seoul virus in the Midw...
Monday, February 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vietnam reports H5N6 and H5N1 outbreaks as Europe battles more H5N8 »
Animal health officials in Vietnam reported the first outbreaks of the year involving two highly pathogenic avian flu stra...
Monday, February 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study finds patient pressure can sway antibiotic prescribing »
A new paper in  Health Psychology  highlights the role that patient pressure can play in antibiotic prescribing,...
Monday, February 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
H7N9 analyses hint at genetic mutations, drug resistance »
In the latest H7N9 avian influenza developments, analysis of virus samples from China and Taiwan hint at mutations includi...
Friday, February 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 17, 2017 »
Daptomycin for kids' MRSA   Antibiotics sans prescription CRE source in the ICU...
Friday, February 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Feb 17, 2017 »
Zika birth defects More yellow fever   Limiting dengue Malaria...
Friday, February 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu widespread in 46 states; 9 more kids' deaths reported »
US flu markers are still climbing steadily, with the virus linked to nine more deaths in children, the US Centers for Dise...
Friday, February 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Encouraging signs for potential new antibiotic »
Study demonstrates for the first time that epidermicin could be a viable alternative to existing antimicrobial agents...
Friday, February 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Doctors prescribe more antibiotics when expectations are high, study says »
Experimental evidence confirms what surveys have long suggested: Physicians are more likely to prescribe antibiotics when...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Total Daily Kilocalories† Consumed from Sugar-Sweetened Beverages§ »
During 2011–2014, on average, 7.3% of boys’ and 7.2% of girls’ total daily calories were obtained from SSBs compared with...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: American Heart Month — February 2017 »
Each February, the observance of American Heart Month helps raise awareness of ways to stay heart healthy and prevent hear...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Ongoing Cholera Epidemic — Tanzania, 2015–2016 »
On August 15, 2015, the Tanzanian Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) was n...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Transmission of Zika Virus — Haiti, October 12, 2015–September 10, 2016 »
Zika virus disease is caused by infection with a flavivirus with broad geographic distribution and is most frequently tran...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Interim Estimates of 2016–17 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness — United States, Februar »
In the United States, annual vaccination against seasonal influenza is recommended for all persons aged ≥6 months ( 1 )....
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Update: Influenza Activity — United States, October 2, 2016–February 4, 2017 »
This report summarizes U.S. influenza activity* during October 2, 2016–February 4, 2017, †  and updates the previou...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Trends in Postpartum Depressive Symptoms — 27 States, 2004, 2008, and 2012 »
Postpartum depression is common and associated with adverse infant and maternal outcomes (e.g., lower breastfeeding initia...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawsuit seeks to reinstate EPA amalgam separator rule »
T here is now a question about the status of the mercury waste regulations. It's a question a new lawsuit from the Nationa...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Feb 16, 2017 »
H5N8 in Israel, Europe   Vaccine safety   Imported-food outbreaks...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
H7N9 infections continue to climb in China »
A surge of H7N9 avian flu activity in China that began in December shows no sign of tailing off, with 61 new cases reporte...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Current flu vaccine protects about half of recipients »
With influenza season still in full swing, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said today that interim in...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dementia Joins Ranks of Top Global Killers With No Drug in Sight »
Dementia has unseated AIDS as one of the world’s top killers, new figures from the  World Health Organization  ...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Peer pressure and fear of the flu can boost hand hygiene: 6 survey findings »
When others are present, people are more likely to wash their hands in a public restroom, according to the annual Healthy...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
11 key infectious disease terms to know »
As international travel, climate change and ecological degradation fuel the global spread of infectious disease, having a...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 15, 2017 »
ASP recommendations   MCR-1 in chicken meat MORE >>
Wednesday, February 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Feb 15, 2017 »
H7N9 cases in China   Zika in body fluids   Yellow fever vaccine...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Czech Republic reports first H5N5 outbreak, as H5N8 turns up in Cameroon »
In more quickly evolving avian influenza developments, the Czech Republic today reported its first highly pathogenic H5N5...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH research helps explain how antibody treatment led to sustained remission of HIV-like virus »
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have found that the presence of the protein alpha-4 beta-7 integrin on the...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1290 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Feb 14, 2017 »
Yellow fever in DRC ends H7N9 in China   Patient hand hygiene C...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zika studies yield more fetal infection and testing clues, show persistence in breast milk »
In the latest Zika research developments, experiments on placental cells suggest a window of vulnerability for developing...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antimicrobial Surfaces as a Tool to Support HAI Prevention »
More than 1 million healthcare associated infections (HAIs) occur within the U.S. healthcare system every year. According...

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