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News Scan for Aug 28, 2015 »
Salmonella pork outbreak; Poliovirus shedding; Variant H1N1 flu; Mumps on campuses MORE >>
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Riyadh, Jordan each report 2 new MERS cases »
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health (MOH) today reported two new MERS-CoV cases in Riyadh, while media reports in Jordan als...
9 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
N95 Day to Promote Proper Use of Respiratory Protection »
On Friday, Sept. 4, NIOSH will celebrate N95 Day by emphasizing the importance of the proper use of NIOSH-approved N95 fil...
13 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk »
The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unp...
13 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage of Children and Adolescents Aged 5–17 Years with Diagnosed Attention-De »
From 1997–1999 to 2012–2014, the percentage of all children aged 5–17 years with diagnosed attention-deficit/hyperactivity...
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MMWR: Increase in Reports of Strongyloides Infection — Los Angeles County, 2013–2014 »
During the 1990s, reports of infection with the nematode (roundworm)  Strongyloides   stercoralis  subm...
13 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Snowstorm-Related Mortality — Erie County, New York, November 2014 »
During November 18–21, 2014, a narrow band of central and southern Erie County in New York received unprecedented amounts...
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MMWR: Human Plague — United States, 2015 »
Since April 1, 2015, a total of 11 cases of human plague have been reported in residents of six states: Arizona (two), Cal...
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MMWR: World Health Organization Guidelines for Containment of Poliovirus Following Type-Specific Pol »
In 1988, the World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) resolved to eradicate polio worldwide. MORE...
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MMWR: Injuries from Methamphetamine-Related Chemical Incidents — Five States, 2001–2012 »
Methamphetamine (meth), a highly addictive drug, can be illegally manufactured using easily acquired chemicals; meth produ...
13 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: School-Level Practices to Increase Availability of Fruits, Vegetables, and Whole Grains, and R »
Students consume up to half of their daily calories at school, often through the federal school meal programs (e.g., Natio...
13 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Vaccination Coverage Among Children in Kindergarten — United States, 2014–15 School Year »
State and local jurisdictions require children to be vaccinated before starting school to maintain high vaccination covera...
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MMWR: National, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Children Aged 19–35 Months »
The reduction in morbidity and mortality associated with vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States has been descri...
14 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Keeping Children Safe »
School is back in session. As you stock up on pencils, take first-day pictures, and adjust to new bus schedules, take a fe...
14 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Adults Need Vaccines, Too »
Your need for immunization doesn't end when you become an adult. Get vaccinated to protect yourself and your loved ones fr...
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September JADA: Dentists at minimal risk for health effects through use of amalgam »
Occupational elemental mercury exposure in U.S. dentists has decreased over time and is approaching levels similar to that...
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Sterilization concerns at Seattle Children's »
Some patients at Seattle Children's Hospital Bellevue Clinic may need testing for hepatitis B and C and HIV after the disc...
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CDC Clarifies Ebola PPE Guidance for U.S. Healthcare Personnel »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has clarified its guidance regarding personal protective equipment (P...
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Flu Scan for Aug 27, 2015 »
H5N1 in Ivory Coast and Nigeria; H7N9 research highlights; Global flu update MORE >>
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News Scan for Aug 27, 2015 »
India tetanus elimination; Global water sanitation; Food pathogen network; Pneumococcal vaccine protection MORE >...
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Reports show early childhood immunization rates stay high, exemption levels low »
Though school just started or is about to start in the United States, federal officials today issued "report cards" for so...
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Jordan reports another MERS case, Riyadh cases rise by six »
For the second day in a row, Jordan reported a travel-related MERS-CoV case, as Saudi health officials announced six more...
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CDC - COCA Clinical Reminder: Continued Vigilance Urged for Cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis »
August 27, 2015 Dear Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Listserv Subscriber,...
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ASHRAE Legionella Standard Adopted in New York Following Outbreak »
With 12 confirmed dead and more than 120 cases of infection due to legionellosis, New York City Council on Thursday adopte...
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Hand hygiene video from Sharp HealthCare: 'It's OK to ask' »
San Diego-based Sharp HealthCare interviewed patients and family members for a hand hygiene video titled "It's OK to Ask."...
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Vigorous flossing caused woman's knee infection »
A woman in Wisconsin got a nasty bacterial infection in her knee, but the infection's source was an unexpected culprit: he...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 26, 2015 »
Poultry farm biosecurity; Cyclosporiasis update ; Single-dose cholera vaccine; Duodenoscope outbreak MORE >>
Wednesday, August 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jordan reports travel-linked MERS case, Riyadh outbreak total grows »
Jordan's health ministry yesterday announced a MERS-CoV detection in a man who had recently traveled from Saudi Arabia, wh...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Ebola outbreak cases stay at three, limited to Guinea »
With three new cases, Guinea was the only country in West Africa's outbreak region to report Ebola infections last week, a...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Shifting Vaccination Politics — The End of Personal-Belief Exemptions in California »
It's not often that California, West Virginia, and Mississippi are politically aligned, but that unlikely trio formed on J...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ICEID News Scan for Aug 25, 2015 »
MERS vs SARS; Respiratory syncytial virus in the NICU; Extended flu vaccine protection MORE >>
Wednesday, August 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 25, 2015 »
More MERS in Riyadh; H5N2 in Taiwan MORE >>
Wednesday, August 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO Ebola IHR review committee outlines next steps »
A World Health Organization (WHO) committee tasked with reviewing how well the International Health Regulations (IHRs) wor...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis A: Seals Have Closest-Related Virus to HepA »
Off the coast of New England, public-health researchers have found what they did not expect to find: a virus very like hep...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACIP Recommendations for Use of Seasonal Influenza Vaccines »
The Aug. 7, 2015 issue of the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) provides a report that updates the 2014 r...

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