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Saturday, August 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEW JERSEY PEDIATRICIAN HAS LICENSE SUSPENDED FOR UNSANITARY OFFICE CONDITIONS »
A New Jersey doctor has been suspended from practicing medicine after investigators found unsanitary office conditions....
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 26, 2016 »
Drug-resistant leprosy   More H3N2v cases in fairgoers   H9N2 case in China...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Imported MERS case in Thailand is country's third »
Thailand reported a MERS case in a young traveler from Kuwait in late July, marking the country's third imported case, whi...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA seeks US-wide Zika blood screening; sexual transmission concerns grow »
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today expanded its recommendation for testing blood donations and blood componen...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Recommends Universal Testing of U.S. Blood Supply »
The FDA revised its guidance recommending universal testing of the blood supply for Zika virus to protect the 1 million un...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oral hygiene and head and neck cancers »
A multinational team of scientists examined the potential relationship between oral hygiene and head and neck cancer (HNC)...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Preparedness Month »
September is recognized as National Preparedness Month (NPM) which serves as a reminder that we all must take action to pr...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥45 Years with Activity Limitations, by Age Group and Ty »
The percentage of adults aged 45–64 years with limitations in activities of daily living (ADLs) increased from 1.3% in 200...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Cluster of Tuberculosis Cases Among Marshallese Persons Residing in Arka »
During early September 2014, the Arkansas Department of Health identified an increased number of tuberculosis (TB) cases a...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Outbreak of Listeriosis Associated with Consumption of Packaged Salad — »
In September 2015, PulseNet, the national molecular subtyping network for foodborne disease surveillance, identified a clu...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Update: Interim Guidance for the Evaluation and Management of Infants with Possible Congenital »
CDC has updated its interim guidance for U.S. health care providers caring for infants born to mothers with possible Zika...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Vital Signs: Epidemiology of Sepsis: Prevalence of Health Care Factors and Opportunities for P »
Background:  Sepsis is a serious and often fatal clinical syndrome, resulting from infection. Information on patient...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Fractional-Dose Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine Immunization Campaign — Telangana State, India, »
Wild poliovirus type 2 was declared eradicated in September 2015 ( 1 ). In April 2016, India, switched from use of triva...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged »
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends that adolescents aged 11–12 years routinely receive vac...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Increases in Fentanyl-Related Overdose Deaths — Florida and Ohio, 2013–2015 »
In March and October 2015, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and CDC issued nationwide alerts identifying fentanyl...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Fentanyl Law Enforcement Submissions and Increases in Synthetic Opioid–Involved Overdose Death »
In March and October 2015, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and CDC, respectively, issued nationwide alerts ident...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: International Overdose Awareness Day — August 31, »
August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day, a global event that aims to raise awareness that overdose death is prev...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines Recommendations of the Advisory Com »
This report updates the 2015–16 recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the u...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tribute: The Man Who Led The War To Kill Smallpox »
Long after Dr. Donald A. Henderson orchestrated the massive international campaign to rid the world of smallpox, that memo...
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Teen boys’ HPV-vaccination rate hits almost 50 percent, CDC says »
The rate of HPV vaccination among teen boys in the United States surged in 2015, suggesting that more parents and physicia...
Thursday, August 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Aug 25, 2016 »
Antibiotic overprescribing   MRSA and diabetic foot infections MORE >>
Thursday, August 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 25, 2016 »
Estimates of severe MERS   New FSMA guidance TB rates in India  ...
Thursday, August 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study hints at greater Zika sexual transmission threat to fetuses »
In findings today that raise more concerns about Zika sexual transmission, experiments on pregnant mice showed that the vi...
Thursday, August 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Using Institutional Controls to Improve PPE Compliance »
According to 2014 occupational incident surveillance data from nearly 30 U.S. hospitals, when an employee experiences a sp...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Aug 24, 2016 »
Pika avian flu clues Global flu update MORE >>
Wednesday, August 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 24, 2016 »
Favipiravir benefits for Ebola   Polio emergency continues MORE >>
Wednesday, August 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Genetic tests could speed infection diagnosis in infants »
Two new studies in the  Journal of the American Medical Association  ( JAMA ) show the potential of genetics...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Zika case in Florida's Palm Beach County »
A second case in Palm Beach County does not mean a new site of active transmission of Zika, the Florida Department of Heal...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
To Your Health: NLM update Transcript NIH MedlinePlus magazine Summer 2016: 08/22/2016 »
The new edition of NIH MedlinePlus magazine covers the Zika virus, oral health, as well asendometriosi...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1262 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Wednesday, August 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scores of California schoolchildren could be kept from class over vaccine law »
Hundreds of California students could be sent home on the first day of school over a new vaccine law that took effect last...
Tuesday, August 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 23, 2016 »
Hepatitis found in scallops   Fecal transplant trial    Meningitis C in...
Tuesday, August 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
More MERS in Saudi Arabia as antibody therapies get funding »
After 5 days with no new illnesses, the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health (MOH) reported a new case of MERS-CoV today, conti...
Tuesday, August 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC urges fast action on preventing, treating sepsis »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a new report today on the dangers of sepsis, a clinical syndro...
Tuesday, August 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
First local Zika case detected outside of South Florida »
Florida's governor today announced five more locally acquired Zika cases, one of them in Pinellas County, the state's firs...

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