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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 24, 2017 »
MCR-1 in Australia Delayed antibiotics for respiratory infections MORE >>
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News Scan for May 24, 2017 »
Qatar MERS case Pneumonia vaccine protection MORE >>
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GAO says diagnostics, mosquito control key in Zika efforts »
In a report yesterday analyzing federal Zika response, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) detailed what is known a...
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Zika studies uncover early spread, factors fueling Florida outbreak »
Findings from three new Zika genome studies add more pieces to the puzzle about how the virus became established in Brazil...
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Zika virus spread undetected for many months, NIH-supported study finds »
Virus quickly spread in the Americas, then diverged into distinct genetic groups. MORE >>
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Use of Chemical Indicators Should Reflect Standards »
Q:  I have been using steam tape to place indicator on paper i.e., count sheets, and instrument bags inside of surgic...
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IAC Express #1307 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition MORE >>
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Ineffective antiobiotics form strong teams against deadly super bacteria »
In the fight against super bacteria, UB scientists are relying on strength in numbers to win the battle against drug resis...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 23, 2017 »
43 Ebola cases in DRC Liberia meningococcus outbreak H7N9 clusters in China...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
White House budget proposal spells steep cuts for public health »
The Trump Administration today released full details of its proposed budget, which as expected includes steep cuts in publ...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New resistance gene found in Salmonella isolated from chickens »
A team of Canadian scientists has identified a gene that confers resistance to the broad-spectrum antibiotic fosfomycin, a...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected WHO director-general »
Delegates at the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva today elected Tedros Adhanom Ghebeyesus, PhD, as World Health Organ...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 22, 2017 »
Pneumonia antibiotic failure MDR TB mortality MDR Salmonella in poultry MORE >...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 22, 2017 »
Cholera surges in Yemen   Avian flu in Egypt and Russia  Slight chikungunya...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO: 37 Ebola cases in DRC, 4 deaths »
Over the weekend the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reported 8 more suspected Ebola cases and one additional death...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHA hears Chan's farewell, prepares to pick new WHO head »
The World Health Assembly (WHA) opened in Geneva today, highlighted by the last keynote address from departing Director-Ge...
Monday, May 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibi »
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is soliciting nominations of individuals who are interested in bein...
Friday, May 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 19, 2017 »
Allergy testing and stewardship Antibiotic resistance in cattle Veterinary antibiotic...
Friday, May 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 19, 2017 »
Saudi MERS cases Unfilled CDC positions Dengue and preterm birth MORE >>
Friday, May 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
China confirms 16 new H7N9 cases, 2 fatal »
The number of new H7N9 avian flu cases in China declined this week, with 16 infections reported through May 17, down from...
Friday, May 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study suggests Zika mosquitoes can spread 3 viruses in 1 bite »
Aedes aegypti  mosquitoes that carry Zika can also transmit dengue and chikungunya in the same bite, according to a...
Friday, May 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO: 9 more Ebola cases in DRC, 29 total »
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) grew by nine more cases, according to the World Health Or...
Friday, May 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Large Study Shows Reduced Oral HPV Infections With Vaccine »
Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination is associated with an 88% reduction in rates of oral HPV infection according to one...
Friday, May 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 18, 2017 »
Candida auris cases rise Antibiotic use in South Korea MORE >>
Friday, May 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 18, 2017 »
Singapore Zika lessons   Novel H7N2 virulence   Clinical trial reporting sta...
Friday, May 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC reports rise in pool-related Crypto reports »
With the onset of warmer weather, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said today that reports of ...
Friday, May 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharma leaders announce alliance to fight antimicrobial resistance »
An international association of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and diagnostics companies today announced the formation of...
Friday, May 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO: Ebola vaccine could be deployed within a week »
In a telebriefing today on the Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak, World Health Organization (WHO) officials sa...
Thursday, May 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Aged ≥65 Years Who Saw Selected Types of Health Professional »
In 2015, adults aged ≥65 years with diagnosed diabetes were more likely than adults without diagnosed diabetes to report s...
Thursday, May 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: World IBD Day — May 19, 2017 »
World IBD Day is recognized on May 19 to raise awareness of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and the two conditions that c...
Thursday, May 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Click It or Ticket Campaign — May 22–June 4, 2017 »
In 2015, a total of 22,441 passenger vehicle occupants died in motor vehicle crashes in the United States, representing a...
Thursday, May 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Ongoing Transmission of Candida auris in Health Care Facilities — United »
In June 2016, CDC released a clinical alert about the emerging, and often multidrug-resistant, fungus  Candida auris...
Thursday, May 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Updated Recommendations for Use of MenB-FHbp Serogroup B Meningococcal Vaccine — Advisory Comm »
Two serogroup B meningococcal (MenB) vaccines are currently licensed for use in persons aged 10–25 years in the United Sta...
Thursday, May 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Screening Among Pregnant Women and Care of Infants of Hepatitis B »
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is endemic among adults in the U.S. territory of Guam ( 1 , 2 ). Perinatal HBV trans...
Thursday, May 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Disparities in Diabetes Deaths Among Children and Adolescents — United States, 2000–2014 »
Diabetes is a common chronic disease of childhood affecting approximately 200,000 children and adolescents in the United S...

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