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Joint Commission standards - safely and effectively managing the infectious Ebola patient »
While surveying healthcare organizations readiness to receive a confirmed or suspected Ebola patient, the following highli...
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2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa - Case Counts »
Case counts updated in conjunction with the World Health Organization updates and are based on information reported by the...
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News Scan for Oct 24, 2014 »
H3N2v case plus flu death in child; MERS in Saudi Arabia; More EV-D68 cases; Polio-free India MORE >>
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New Ebola vaccine forecast sees earlier start for big trials »
In the wake of a meeting yesterday, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that a large efficacy trial of the...
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Ebola confirmed in NYC doctor as WHO warns about Mali »
In US Ebola developments today, joy over a nurse's hospital discharge was tempered with concerns about a hospitalized doct...
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Millions of Ebola vaccine doses by end of 2015, WHO says »
Millions of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has an...
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WHO report shows progress on HIV-associated TB but pace needs to be faster »
A new report on Tuberculosis (TB) released on 22 October by the World Health Organization shows that 9 million people deve...
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Ebola: industry leaders meet to discuss vaccine trials, as UN agencies continue aid push »
The United Nations World Health Organization ( WHO ) has convened a meeting with top Government officials from Ebola-aff...
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Associations Issue Multisociety Statement on Processing Biohazardous Medical Waste »
The recent outbreak of Ebola virus disease has raised questions about the correct handling of Ebola contaminated biohazard...
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Man gets hepatitis after insulin pen misused at hospital »
There is more details on the possible hepatitis scare at Griffin Hospital. MORE >>
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Ebola and Infectious Disease Risk Management for Hospitals and Health Care Facilities »
The onset of active Ebola infections in the U.S. places hospitals and health care facilities in somewhat “uncharted waters...
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Flu Scan for Oct 23, 2014 »
Shipboard flu outbreak; H7N9 transmission MORE >>
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News Scan for Oct 23, 2014 »
EV-D68 cases reach 973; MERS in Qatar; GOF research pause decried MORE >>
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Mali reports its first Ebola case »
Mali's health minister announced on state television today the detection of the country's first Ebola infection, signaling...
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Doctor in New York City Is Sick With Ebola »
A doctor in New York City who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea became the first person in the city...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18–59 Years Who Were Ever Tested for Human Immunodeficie »
Approximately 44% of adults aged 18–59 years had ever been tested for HIV (other than blood donations) during 2007–2010, n...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: World Stroke Day — October 29, 2014 »
This year on World Stroke Day (October 29), the World Stroke Organization is launching a global campaign focusing on women...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Control of Ebola Virus Disease — Firestone District, Liberia, 201 »
Aspects of Firestone's response appear to have minimized the spread of Ebola in the local population and might be successf...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: History and Evolution of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices — United States, 196 »
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is chartered as a federal advisory committee to provide expert ext...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Nonfatal Injuries 1 Week After Hurricane Sandy — New York City Metropolitan Area, October 2012 »
Hurricane preparation and precautionary messages emphasizing potential for injury hazards during both evacuation and clean...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Influenza Outbreak in a Vaccinated Population — USS Ardent, February 2014 »
This outbreak highlights the risk for an H3N2 influenza outbreak among vaccinated and otherwise healthy young persons. M...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Polio-Free Certification and Lessons Learned — South-East Asia Region, March 2014 »
Approximately 80% of the world's population now lives in countries of WHO regions that have been certified polio-free. Thi...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: World Polio Day — October 24, 2014 »
World Polio Day was established for annual observance on October 24 by Rotary International more than a decade ago to comm...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Season is Around the Corner »
Everyone 6 months and older should get an annual flu vaccine. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for your body t...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disinfecting rooms goes higher tech, lower touch »
Room disinfection once meant a mop, a bucket and a rag. Not that those aren't good things, they still are the necessary ba...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Making hard flooring safer »
New offerings improve slip-resistance and infection prevention MORE >>
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Primary focus must be to halt spread of Ebola virus in hard-hit West Africa – UN »
As the international community mobilizes on all fronts to combat the unfolding Ebola outbreak, the primary emphasis must c...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Survey finds that 3 out of 4 Parents Admit Their Kids Forget to Brush their Teeth »
Kids’ Healthy Mouths PSA Campaign Continues to Encourage Parents to Make Sure Their Kids Brush Two Minutes, Twice a Day...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Official WHO Ebola toll near 5,000 with true number nearer 15,000 »
At least 4,877 people have died in the world's worst recorded outbreak of Ebola, and at least 9,936 cases of the disease h...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Drones Are Fighting Infectious Disease »
In a remote area of Southeast Asia, drones are fighting a battle — not against terrorists or insurgents, but against infec...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Validation of an instrument to assess factors associated with adherence to standard precautions amon »
Validation of an instrument to assess factors associated with adherence to standard precautions among dentists in primary...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. plans 21-day monitoring of people who arrive from Ebola-stricken nations »
Every airline passenger who arrives in the United States from one of the three West African nations hardest hit by Ebola w...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
1.5 million died last year from this curable disease »
On Wednesday, the World Health Organization released its 2014 Global Tuberculosis Report, which shows that 9 million peopl...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 22, 2014 »
New MERS case in Saudi Arabia; Flu virus mutation; Live-poultry Salmonella outbreak over MORE >>
Wednesday, October 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO: Better surveillance reveals higher TB burden »
An estimated 9 million people contracted tuberculosis (TB) globally in 2013, a number that is almost half a million higher...

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