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Medical Waste: A Review of the Essentials for the Infection Preventionist »
From a disease-transmission perspective, medical waste is one important topic that should be within the purview of the inf...
11 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSHA releases annual State Plan evaluations »
Federal OSHA has published its latest annual reports evaluating each of the 27 State Plan states . MORE >>
11 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC and NIOSH Release Fact Sheet and Guidance on Ebola »
The occupational safety and health community can prepare for unpredictable disease outbreaks and prevent disease transmiss...
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U.S. Infant Vaccination Rates High »
Unvaccinated Still Vulnerable MORE >>
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Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine »
Questions & Answers MORE >>
16 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
First Reported Spread of Vaccinia Virus Through Shaving After Contact Transmission »
A 30-year-old unvaccinated male security forces student is the first reported case of spreading the smallpox vaccine virus...
16 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sense of urgency heightens over Ebola crisis »
As the virus has repeatedly mutated in recent months, the WHO seeks to stop the outbreak within nine months. MORE >>
17 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Single animal to human transmission event responsible for 2014 Ebola outbreak »
NIH-funded scientist uses latest genomic technology to make discovery MORE >>
17 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
OK, so we have germs. But they're our unique germs »
Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack...
17 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine Start Next Week »
The first human trials of a vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus will start next week in the U.S., officials announced T...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ebola Scan for Aug 28, 2014 »
Ebola vaccine gains steam; Clinical lessons from US patients MORE >>
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 28, 2014 »
Vaccine coverage in US toddlers; C difficile vaccine; Cholera vaccination in Ethiopia   MORE >>
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO launches road map for containing Ebola in West Africa »
The World Health Organization (WHO) today unveiled a road map to step up the global response to West Africa's intensifying...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study finds little spread of MERS-CoV in Saudi households »
The standard thinking on MERS-CoV is that it doesn't spread very easily, other than in healthcare settings with weak infec...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIOSH eNews - September, 2014 »
Volume 12 Number 5 September 2014 MORE >>
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ebola caseload could exceed 20,000 in course of emergency, UN response roadmap shows »
The United Nations World Health Organization ( WHO ) has issued a roadmap that aims to stop Ebola transmissions within s...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Deployee Returns from West Africa by Charter Flight »
Staff member will be monitored 21 days following low-risk contact with Ebola-infected person MORE >>
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Health Alert Network (HAN) INFOService: CDC Ebola Update #4 »
  Distributed via the CDC Health Alert Network August 28, 2014 12:00 ET (12:00 PM ET) HANINFO-00368...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Better patient safety needs clinical analytics, cultural change »
Much of the recent buzz around keeping patients healthier for longer has revolved around how patients manage their own car...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Data mining keeps HAIs from spreading »
The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa has raised public awareness about the risks of healthcare associated infections...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hand hygiene monitoring »
Electronic compliance systems use technology to help prevent infections MORE >>
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Breathing easy: The role of HVAC systems in preserving patient safety »
While an organization’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system controls temperature, humidity, airflow (...
Thursday, August 28, 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, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Reform Law Targets Dental Care for Kids, but Gaps Remain: 4 Million Kids Have Unmet Dental Ne »
Typical patients at the Neighborhood Services Organization dental clinic in Oklahoma City initially visit because of oral...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Weight Perception* Among Children and Adolescents Aged 8–15 Years, by Sex and Body »
Overweight children and adolescents aged 8–15 years were more likely to report that their weight was "about right" than re...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Assessing and Mitigating the Risks for Polio Outbreaks in Polio-Free Countries — Africa, 2013– »
Since 1988, when the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI)* began, the annual number of polio cases has decreased by...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Update on Cases of Delayed Hemolysis After Parenteral Artesunate Therapy for Malaria — United »
Parenteral artesunate, a first-line treatment for severe malaria in several countries, is associated with increased surviv...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Assessment of Rabies Exposure Risk in a Group of U.S. Air Force Basic Trainees — Texas, Januar »
In January 2014, members of the Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA)-Lackland, Texas, preventive medicine and public health teams...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: National, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Children Aged 19–35 Months »
In the United States, among children born during 1994–2013, vaccination will prevent an estimated 322 million illnesses, 2...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Human Papillomavirus Vaccination: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Pr »
This report summarizes the epidemiology of human papillomavirus (HPV) and associated diseases, describes the licensed HPV...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
More than a quarter-million youth who had never smoked a cigarette used e-cigarettes in 2013 »
Study finds youth who have used e-cigarettes are almost twice as likely to intend to smoke conventional cigarettes MORE...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stay Healthy at Animal Exhibits This Fall »
There are many ways to explore the animal world. Follow these tips to help prevent illness when visiting animal exhibit...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prevent Shingles »
Almost 1 out of 3 people in America will develop shingles during their lifetime. Your risk of shingles increases as you...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MERS Virus Doesn't Seem to Spread Easily, Study Finds »
5 percent chance of getting it, while experts cite a 25 percent chance of catching flu MORE >>
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ebola Could Eventually Afflict Over 20,000, W.H.O. Says »
Trial is First in Series of Accelerated Safety Studies of Ebola Vaccines MORE >>

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