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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 20, 2017 »
Antiviral-resistant H1N1 flu   Fecal transplants for C diff   MORE >>
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News Scan for Jan 20, 2017 »
US Zika cases Seoul virus in rat breeders   NIH director stays...
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US flu numbers rise as 2 more pediatric deaths noted »
Flu cases in the United States continued to climb, according to this week's Flu View report today from the Centers for Dis...
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Highly drug-resistant TB spreading person to person: study »
A new study in the  New England Journal of Medicine  indicates that a form of tuberculosis that is resistant t...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Have Seen or Talked to a Doctor or Other »
In 2015, women aged ≥18 years were more likely than men, overall and for each age group except those aged ≥65 years, to ha...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notice to Readers: MMWR Rural Health Series »
During 2017,  MMWR  will publish several Surveillance Summaries on topics that highlight rural health issues....
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome in a Migrant Farm Worker — Colorado, 2016 »
On August 8, 2016, Tri-County Health Department (Adams, Arapahoe, and Douglas counties) in Colorado was notified of a conf...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Use of Social Media as a Communication Tool During a Mumps Outbreak — Ne »
On August 16, 2015, a case of parotitis in a resident of the Rockaways neighborhood of Queens, New York City (NYC), was re...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Coverage with Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine and Influenza Vaccine Among »
Pertussis and influenza infections can result in severe disease in infants. The diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis (...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: West Nile Virus and Other Nationally Notifiable Arboviral Diseases — United States, 2015 »
Arthropod-borne viruses (arboviruses) are transmitted to humans primarily through the bites of infected mosquitoes and tic...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Association Between The Real Cost Media Campaign and Smoking Initiation Among Youths — United »
n the United States, approximately 900,000 youths smoke their first cigarette each year ( 1 ). Health communication inte...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Inpatient Hospitalization Costs Associated with Birth Defects Among Persons of All Ages — Unit »
n the United States, major structural or genetic birth defects affect approximately 3% of live births ( 1 ) and are resp...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
South African Study Provides Compelling New Evidence on Role of Person-to Person Transmission in Dru »
A study published today in  The New England Journal of Medicine  provides compelling evidence that extensively...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA issues shortage notice for nitrous oxide »
There is a shortage of nitrous oxide cylinder gas, the Food and Drug Administration said Jan. 19, but the supply is antici...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jan 19, 2017 »
Avian flu in Europe, India, Niger Sepsis and antibiotic Rx   More yellow fever in...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chinese team posts analysis of early, sudden H7N9 spike »
Increased levels of highly pathogenic H7N9 contamination in the environment may be one reason for China's early sudden inc...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New $460 million effort takes aim at MERS, Lassa, Nipah »
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) launched today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerlan...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
TN Department Of Health Warns About Mumps Outbreak »
Mumps, the illness many associate with childhood, can infect people of all ages and has been on the rise as some neglect t...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New global coalition launched to create vaccines, prevent epidemics »
A global coalition to create new vaccines for emerging infectious diseases launched Wednesday with the ambitious aim of pr...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Work-related infections in dentistry: risk perception and preventive measures. »
OBJECTIVES: Evaluation of (1) the risk perception of work-related infections in dentistry, (2) the vaccination status,...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA proposes off-label communication norms for medical products »
The U.S. health regulator issued draft guidance for promotional materials and data not on the label of medical products, r...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Person-to-person contact may cause most drug-resistant TB cases »
The worst form of drug-resistant tuberculosis isn't just arising from inadequate treatment, it's mostly being spread from...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jan 18, 2017 »
Brazil mosquito control   Lingering Ebola symptoms   More chikungunya...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
H5N8 turns up in Greek poultry, Chinese zoo swans »
Greece today reported a highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza outbreak in poultry, coming just a few weeks after detectin...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIAID Flu Experts Examine Evolution of Avian Influenza »
In a new commentary published online in  Emerging Infectious Diseases , two leading influenza experts from the Nati...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1286 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 17, 2017 »
UV light against superbugs Antibiotic resistance in refugees MORE >>
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jan 17, 2017 »
More Saudi MERS   Potential CDC funding cuts   Yellow fever in Brazil...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Uganda reports H5 in wild birds, poultry as Europe logs more H5N8 »
Uganda became the latest country to report suspected H5N8 outbreaks, as countries in many parts of Europe already affected...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
H7N9 sickens 11 more in China; two clusters noted in earlier cases »
Eleven more H7N9 infections have been reported from four Chinese provinces, according to official sources, and a World Hea...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: CRE could be spreading more widely than we think »
One of the most urgent antibiotic resistance threats may be even more crafty and capable of spreading than suspected, acco...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
As Ebola interest ebbs, experts push for optimal vaccines, readiness »
In its third report in as many years, a team of vaccine, public health, and industry experts today urge global leaders to...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Superbug' May Be More Widespread Than Thought »
A type of potentially deadly drug-resistant bacteria is more widespread in U.S. hospitals than previously thought and need...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
My eye's on you: Are dental professionals using safety glasses while rendering care? »
Compared to medicine, dentistry has been slow to consider how patient safety practices can be improved for several reasons...
Friday, January 13, 2017
News Scan for Jan 13, 2017 »
More H7N9 cases in China   Dengue mosquitoes MORE >>

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