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Ebola Outbreak Update from the New England Journal of Medicine »
The WHO Ebola Response Team presents new data on Ebola symptoms, case fatality rate, and incubation period, and experts...
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WHO: 21,000 Ebola cases by November if no changes »
New estimates from the World Health Organization warn the number of Ebola cases could hit 21,000 in six weeks unless effor...
35 minutes ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Agency’s New Assessment of the Epidemic Is More Dire Still »
New figures published Monday by the World Health Organization reveal a far worse outlook than it had previously anticipate...
38 minutes ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Researchers Shed Light on Asthma's Mysteries »
New Findings on a Particularly Confusing Form of the Lung Disease MORE >>
43 minutes ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Compliance with infection prevention and control in oral health-care facilities: a global perspectiv »
Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue) MORE >>
15 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 22, 2014 »
EV-D68 in 22 states; 2 more MERS cases, 1 death; FAO concerned about H5N6; University meningitis B death; Peanut convictio...
15 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Caribbean chikungunya cases top 738,000 »
The tally of chikungunya cases in the Caribbean, pushed by 19,000 new cases in the Dominican Republic, has surpassed 738,0...
15 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO maintains Ebola health emergency, airs response concerns »
In light of an emergency committee assessment last week, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan, M...
15 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC e-HAP FYI Updates: National Gay Mens's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day »
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent this bulletin MORE >>
16 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS announces Sept. 29 webinar on hospital Ebola preparedness checklist »
The Department of Health and Human Services will host a Sept. 29 webinar on its detailed hospital checklist for Ebola...
16 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Care Facility Preparedness Checklist for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) »
  All U.S. health care facilities need to be prepared for managing patients with infectious diseases such as Ebola...
18 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month »
In September 1968, Congress authorized President Lyndon B. Johnson to proclaim National Hispanic Heritage Week. The obse...
18 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get Ready for Flu Season »
In a few short weeks, the 2014-2015 flu virus could be infecting its first victims of the season. Flu can strike as early...
18 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preventive Measures are Key to Decreasing the Spread of Illness During Flu Season »
Experts at the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) Influenza/Pneumococcal news conference last week encoura...
19 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ban launches UN Ebola response mission; advance teams to arrive in West Africa on Monday »
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has officially established the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response and has...
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Why Reducing Antibiotic Resistance Is Harder Than It Seems »
Changing business models and upping innovation may be part of the answer MORE >>
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People living with HIV in the US are infrequently screened for HCV »
People living with HIV are infrequently screened for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, according to US research published...
Sunday, September 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The ABC's of Antibiotics »
From APIC. MORE >>
Sunday, September 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
What is Enterovirus 68, the mysterious illness that is sickening hundreds of children? »
There have now been 153 confirmed cases in 18 states of a respiratory illness that has sent scores of children to emergenc...
Sunday, September 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Infected doctor: Ebola isolation ward wasn’t the most dangerous part of the hospital »
Kent Brantly, 33, was thrust into the international spotlight recently when he became the first U.S. doctor infected with...
Saturday, September 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ebola could infect 500,000 by end of January, according to CDC projection »
Report, still under development, assumes no additional aid by governments or relief agencies. MORE >>
Saturday, September 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibiotics, Resistance, and Learning From Ebola »
An Interview With CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD Medscape's Hansa Bhargava asks Tom Frieden to comment on current issue...
Friday, September 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 19, 2014 »
Review finds more Saudi MERS cases; Food safety rules; Tainted vaccine in Syria; Premature-death targets; Business and flu...
Friday, September 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
White House launches major effort against resistant bacteria »
The White House yesterday launched an ambitious multipronged attack on antibiotic-resistant bacteria that includes an exec...
Friday, September 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guinea arrests six in fatal attack on Ebola team »
Following a brutal attack 3 days ago on a team working to raise public awareness about Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Guinea...
Friday, September 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Connecting Occupational Public Health and Patient Care Through Electronic Health Records (EHRs) »
This week is Health IT Week which recognizes efforts to improve the quality of healthcare delivery, increase pat...
Friday, September 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
School Emergency Plans »
If your child has asthma or a food allergy, do you have an emergency health management plan in place at school? MORE >...
Friday, September 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
More than half of Americans not getting flu shots »
Less than 50 percent of Americans received flu vaccinations this past flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Con...
Friday, September 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ebola lockdown brings Sierra Leone capital to a halt »
Streets in the capital of Sierra Leone were deserted on Friday as the West African state began a contested, three-day lock...
Friday, September 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates* for Heart Disease and Cancer,† by Sex — United States, 1 »
During 1980–2011, age-adjusted death rates for heart disease in males and females decreased steadily. The rate decreased 5...
Friday, September 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Now Available Online: Final 2013–14 Influenza Vaccination Coverage Estimates for »
Announcement: Now Available Online: Final 2013–14 Influenza Vaccination Coverage Estimates for Selected Local Areas, Stat...
Friday, September 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Use of 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine and 23-Valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vacc »
Use of 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine and 23-Valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine Among Adults Aged ≥65 Ye...
Friday, September 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Pregnant Women — United States, 2013–14 Influenza Season »
Pregnant women and infants are at increased risk for influenza-related complications and hospitalization. Influenza vaccin...
Friday, September 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Influenza Vaccination Performance Measurement Among Acute Care Hospital-Based Health Care Pers »
Annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all health care personnel (HCP) ( 1 ). In August 2011, the Centers for...
Friday, September 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 18, 2014 »
EV-D68 cases continue rise; US Chikungunya cases top 1,000; Anthrax vaccine dosing strategies   MORE >>

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