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Friday, December 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 08, 2017 »
MRSA surveillance limits   ESBL prevention   Beta-lactamase outbreak M...
Friday, December 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Dec 08, 2017 »
Texas Zika cases H7N9 survivor study   Avian flu in Europe, South Africa...
Friday, December 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
US flu continues to rise and expand its reach »
With the United States experiencing an early start to its flu season, indicators edged higher again last week, with six st...
Friday, December 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA report shows declines in animal antibiotic sales »
A new report from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shows that for the first time since the agency began tracking...
Friday, December 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Combating Antimicrobial Resistance: A One Health Approach to a Global Threat: Proceedings of a Works »
As of 2017, the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance continues unabated around the world, leaving devastating...
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 07, 2017 »
Improper therapy for Enterobacteriaceae Candida auris case study Treatment for Candida...
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Dec 07, 2017 »
New Lyme tests   Guinea worm disease MORE >>
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK outbreak probe points to Salmonella reservoir in faulty restaurant drains »
A restaurant's faulty drainage system—thought to harbor  Salmonella  bacteria in biofilms—was the likely sourc...
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage of Children Aged 4–17 Years Who Had Ever Had Varicella (Chickenpox),* b »
During 2007–2016, the percentage of children aged 4–17 years who had ever had chickenpox decreased among both younger chil...
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Interactive Digital »
The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends interactive digital interventions for blood pressure self-...
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Acute Malnutrition Among Children, Mortality, and Humanitarian Interventions in Conflict-Affec »
A public health emergency was declared by the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health in northeastern Nigeria in June 2016 and...
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Progress Toward Global Eradication of Dracunculiasis, January 2016–June 2017 »
Dracunculiasis (Guinea worm disease) is caused by  Dracunculus medinensis , a parasitic worm. Approximately 1 year...
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Update: Influenza Activity — United States, October 1–November 25, 2017 »
Influenza activity in the United States was low during October 2017, but has been increasing since the beginning of Novemb...
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Disparities in Hospital-Reported Breast Milk Use in Neonatal Intensive Care Units — United Sta »
Breast milk is the recommended nutrition for infants. For preterm infants, when mother’s milk is not available, pasteurize...
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Effect of a Toothbrush Handle Design in Combating Microbial Contamination. »
OBJECTIVES: This study aims to assess the difference in microbial contamination of a toothbrush with a smooth handle v...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Dec 06, 2017 »
Waning flu vaccine effect Maternal flu vaccine protection MORE >>
Wednesday, December 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Dec 06, 2017 »
Boston BSL-4 lab OK'd   Zika infection patterns   Refugee diphtheria outbrea...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study identifies risk factors for ESBL carriage in PICU »
A small study by researchers at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has identified risk factors for extended-s...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1339 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Dec 05, 2017 »
WHO pandemic flu guidance H5N6 reassortant in Taiwan MORE >>
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Dec 05, 2017 »
MERS infection Dengue vaccine review   Madagascar plague Microc...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UN report cites environmental threat of antimicrobial resistance »
A report today from the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) highlights the environmental dimension of an...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Characteristics of an Ideal Surface Damage Testing Protocol »
The importance of a hygienic patient environment of care has been demonstrated repeatedly in the literature (Weber, 2010)...
Monday, December 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vector-borne Disease Scan for Dec 04, 2017 »
Chikungunya cases Zika screening MORE >>
Monday, December 4, 2017
News Scan for Dec 04, 2017 »
H7N9, H9N2 cases in China   Saudi MERS cases Salmonella in melons...
Monday, December 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Studies spotlight heavy burden of severe flu in developing nations »
Three new studies shed more light on the burden of flu hospitalizations and deaths in developing countries, one a meta-ana...
Friday, December 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 01, 2017 »
New TB molecular test HIV drug resistance MORE >>
Friday, December 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Dec 01, 2017 »
H7N9 warnings   Polio in Afghanistan Meningitis outbreak MORE >>
Friday, December 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
US flu data show season ramping up »
In what many experts predict may be a severe influenza season, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tod...
Friday, December 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bat cave study finds new clues about SARS virus origin »
Chinese researchers who spent 5 years examining SARS-related viruses collected from horseshoe bats in a Yunnan province ca...
Friday, December 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sanofi restricts dengue vaccine but downplays antibody enhancement »
Yesterday Sanofi Pasteur, maker of Dengvaxia, a promising dengue vaccine, announced it was changing the labeling on the va...
Friday, December 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Role of Parainfluenza Viruses in Severe Respiratory Infections »
It is widely assumed that the most likely manifestation of a pandemic will be a respiratory illness. Severe acute respirat...
Friday, December 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH Statement on World AIDS Day 2017 »
NIH Statement on World AIDS Day 2017 After 30 years of marking progress against HIV, we are closer than ever to the b...
Thursday, November 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Nov 30, 2017 »
Feds on flu vaccine challenges Mutation alteration for FluMist MORE >>
Thursday, November 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 30, 2017 »
Insecticide-resistant mosquitoes Mumps on campus Typhoid vaccine introduction  ...

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