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Monday, November 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study describes emergence, spread of MCR-1 gene »
A new study by a team of British and Chinese researchers suggests that the colistin-resistance gene MCR-1 began to emerge...
Monday, November 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New global commitment to end tuberculosis »
Today 75 ministers agreed to take urgent action to end tuberculosis (TB) by 2030. The announcement came at the first WHO G...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 17, 2017 »
Primary care stewardship No-touch superbug disinfection   Surgical antimicrobial...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 17, 2017 »
Saudi MERS case Polio in Afghanistan Tainted tiny turtles Pandemic p...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Global health ministers commit to end TB »
Capping off the end of the first-ever World Health Organization (WHO) health minister meeting on ending tuberculosis (TB)...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey highlights progress on national AMR action plans »
A new global survey has found that more than 90% of the world's population now live in a country that has developed or is...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Aged 20–64 Years Whose Blood Cholesterol Was Checked by a He »
The percentage of adults aged 20–64 years who had a blood cholesterol check by a health professional in the past 12 months...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims — November 19, 2017 »
In October 2005, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution to mark the third Sunday in November each year a...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Herd Immunity: Keeping Zika at Bay, For Now »
In 2015 it was discovered that the Zika virus was circulating in the Western Hemisphere. It was characterized by a high bu...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Progress in Rubella and Congenital Rubella Syndrome Control and Elimination — Worldwide, 2000– »
Although rubella virus infection usually causes a mild fever and rash illness in children and adults, infection during pre...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Global Routine Vaccination Coverage, 2016 »
The  Global Vaccine Action Plan 2011–2020  (GVAP) ( 1 ), endorsed by the World Health Assembly in 2012, call...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: CDC Grand Rounds: Improving Medication Adherence for Chronic Disease Management — Innovations »
dherence to prescribed medications is associated with improved clinical outcomes for chronic disease management and reduce...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Disparities in State-Specific Adult Fruit and Vegetable Consumption — United States, 2015 »
he  2015 – 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans  recommend that Americans consume more fruits and vegetable...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities Among Rural Adults — United States, 2012–2015 »
Problem/Condition:  Rural communities often have worse health outcomes, have less access to care, and are less diver...
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 16, 2017 »
Ceftriaxone-resistant gonorrhea E coli ST131 in China Single-room ICU design MOR...
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 16, 2017 »
Marburg outbreak winds down   Flu vax text alerts   Diphtheria in Latin Amer...
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reports detail Ebola post-exposure guidance, fatality risk »
In two new major Ebola virus developments, an international expert group has proposed guidance for post-exposure prophylax...
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
To save a life, doctors turn to bacteria-killing viruses »
With more than 20 years of research into HIV/AIDS prevention under his belt, Tom Patterson, PhD, knows well the damage tha...
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Combined resistance to multiple antibiotics: A growing problem in the EU »
On the occasion of the 10th European Antibiotic Awareness Day, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECD...
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Encourages Safe Antibiotic Prescribing and Use »
November 13, 2017, kicked off U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week and World Antibiotic Awareness Week. The Centers for Disease...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1335 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 15, 2017 »
ECDC CRE guidance   European research funding   Optimal MDR-TB treatment...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 15, 2017 »
Northern Hemisphere flu uptick Flu vaccine protection by age Madagascar plague decline...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Latest European data show increasing antibiotic resistance »
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) released the latest annual data on antimicrobial resistance...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO offers guidance on carbapenem-resistant bacteria »
As part of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, the World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday unveiled the first-ever global g...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 14, 2017 »
Real-time resistance tracker Salmonella in calves Drug-resistant malaria controversy...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Brazilian study indicates Zika may have hit poor hardest »
A serology study by Brazilian and German researchers published in  mBio  today of Zika virus (ZIKV) in Salvado...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New avian flu outbreaks noted as USDA OK's DNA poultry vaccine »
In the latest avian flu developments, Bulgaria and South Africa reported outbreaks from highly pathogenic strains, and a U...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 13, 2017 »
US AMR progress Antimicrobial use in Northern Ireland Resistance in space MORE &...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 13, 2017 »
New MERS cases Yellow fever in Nigeria HHS secretary nomination Legi...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Canada reports rising MRSA, VRE but drop in antibiotic use »
A new report from the Canadian Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (CARSS) shows rising antibiotic resistance in...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibiotic Prescribing and Use »
Be Antibiotics Aware (formerly Get Smart about Antibiotics)  is a national effort to help fight antibiotic resistance...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Nov 10, 2017 »
US flu picks up   More H5N8 avian flu in Italy   MORE >>
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 10, 2017 »
Madagascar plague totals Polio in Syria   MORE >>
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lyme disease increases in states that neighbor hot spots »
In its latest report on Lyme disease patterns, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that illness l...

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