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Monday, October 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Project BioShield adds Ebola vaccines, drugs to US stockpile »
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced the first Project BioShield funding for Ebola counterme...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 29, 2017 »
Money for HAI prevention Drug resistance in supply chains MORE >>
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 29, 2017 »
Pandemic flu vaccine strains Ebola vaccine support   More Cyclospora...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maryland reports 12 more H3N2v flu cases »
In an ongoing spike in variant H3N2 (H3N2v) influenza cases linked to Maryland county fairs, state health officials today...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Tdap vaccine in pregnancy protects infants »
In 2012, the US Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) began recommending a Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pe...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study finds MCR-1 is widespread in Chinese ecosystem »
New research out of China indicates that the colistin-resistance gene MCR-1 is prevalent in the country's water supply, an...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Workplace noise causes health problems for dental team »
Is the noise in your office or laboratory affecting you? Researchers assessed noise levels in both environments and found...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deadly West Nile virus cases are spiking in LA. The first line of defense: chickens »
And the cases are alarmingly severe: Of 98 reported infections here this year, 79 have led to serious neurological side ef...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Critical Illness and MERS »
ases of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) have continued to accrue in the Arabian Peninsula over the past several ye...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bioterror Scan for Sep 28, 2017 »
Smallpox vaccine buy Rapid anthrax test   MORE >>
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 28, 2017 »
More H3N2v infections 3-strain Ebola vaccine US food safety efforts...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO swaps out H3N2, B strains in Southern Hemisphere flu vaccine »
At their meeting this week in Melbourne, Australia, World Health Organization (WHO) vaccine advisors today recommended cha...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Officials highlight flu vaccination gaps, progress ahead of season »
In an annual event to build support for flu vaccination and take stock of the nation's uptake trends, federal officials sa...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Experts suggest regulatory caps, user fees to cut animal antibiotics »
An international team of researchers say a combination of regulatory caps, user fees, and reductions in global meat consum...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Shots Aren't 100% Effective, But They're The Best Protection Available »
The good news is that 43.3% of U.S. adults 18 and older were vaccinated against the flu this past flu season, an increase...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Single mutation tied to Zika's ability to cause microcephaly, GBS »
A study today in  Science  posits that a single genetic mutation that occurred in the Zika virus in 2013 allow...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Officials Urge Annual Influenza Vaccination for All »
With influenza (flu) vaccine readily available and sufficient doses expected throughout the season, the National Foundatio...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Herpes viruses »
Herpes viruses are a large family of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) viruses known to cause latent and recurring/reactivated i...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Survey Finds 21 Percent of Americans Report Personal Experience with Medical Errors »
The public believes errors result from systemic problems and that both health professionals and patients have a role in im...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Death Rates* for Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis,† by Sex and Age Group — Nati »
From 2000 to 2015, death rates for chronic liver disease and cirrhosis in the United States increased 31% (from 20.1 per 1...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Final 2016–17 Influenza Vaccination Coverage Estimates Available Online »
Final 2016–17 influenza season vaccination coverage estimates for selected local areas, states, U.S. Department of Health...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni Associated with Consuming Undercooked C »
On July 13, 2016, Clark County (Washington) Public Health (CCPH) received a report of diarrheal illness in four of seven m...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Evaluation of the Impact of Mandating Health Care Providers to Offer Hepatitis C Virus Screeni »
Approximately 75% of all hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections in the United States and 73% of HCV-associated mortality occur...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Pregnant Women — United States, 2016–17 Influenza Season »
Pregnant women and their infants are at increased risk for severe influenza-associated illness ( 1 ), and since 2004, th...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: nfluenza Vaccination Coverage Among Health Care Personnel — United States, 2016–17 Influenza S »
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends that all health care personnel (HCP) receive an annual...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New study shows Tdap vaccination during pregnancy can prevent whooping cough in babies »
A new CDC  study  published today in  Clinical Infectious Diseases  reported that vaccination wi...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
One needle, one syringe, only one time? A survey of physician and nurse knowledge, attitudes, and pr »
Highlights •Unsafe injection practices were reported by both surveyed physicians and nurses.•12% of physicians and 3%...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
20 latest findings on MRSA »
Here are 20 findings on MRSA in 2017, beginning with the most recent: MORE >>
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 27, 2017 »
Restaurant antibiotic grades Antibiotics for kids' diarrhea MDR pathogens and gangrene...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 27, 2017 »
Avian flu in Vietnam, Korea Yellow fever immunization Global MERS agreement MORE...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pneumonia vaccine gaps found in adults with work-related asthma »
A study of adults who have work-related asthma—triggered by exposure to allergens, dust, fumes, environmental conditions,...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC report: STDs at all-time high »
New numbers released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) yesterday show that sexually transmitted d...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Countries agree next steps to combat global health threat MERS-CoV »
Critical next steps to accelerate the response to the global public health threat posed by Middle-East respiratory syndrom...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A fresh set of eyes: Rotating plant inspectors reduces risk of medical device recalls »
More frequent rotation of plant inspectors at medical device manufacturing facilities could benefit consumers and lead to...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibiotics warranted for kids with minor staph infections »
The overuse of antibiotics has left some doctors questioning whether to give such drugs to children diagnosed with uncompl...

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