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Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scientists identify dengue antibody that protects against Zika »
In findings that could one day pave the way for a new strategy to protect pregnant women and their babies against Zika vir...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIV rates on rise among over 50s in Europe »
Around one in six new cases of HIV diagnosed in Europe are in people over the age of 50, health officials said on Wednesda...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New STD cases in U.S. set record high in 2016: CDC report »
New U.S. cases of three common sexually transmitted diseases - chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis - reached more than 2 mil...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017-2018 Influenza Vaccination Recommendations »
CDC recommends that everyone aged 6 months or older receive an influenza vaccine every year, by the end of October if poss...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC launches campaign to help states fight prescription opioid epidemic »
The campaign aims to increase awareness and knowledge among Americans about the risks of prescription opioids and stop ina...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
When Athletes Share Infections »
When parents of young athletes reel off their kids’ sports-related health issues, they usually think of sprains, broken bo...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AIHA Warns of Looming Mold Crisis »
The climate of the areas affected by the recent hurricane season offers a fast recipe for mold accumulation. The  Am...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trends in antibiotic prescribing by dental practitioners in Germany. »
Dental and medical antibiotic prescriptions in Germany show statistically significant differences regarding the shares of...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
An evaluation of dental antibiotic prescribing practices in the United States. »
Antibiotic prescribing practices among general dentists and dental specialists in the United States remains poorly underst...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Sep 25, 2017 »
Flu in Maryland fair pigs H7N9 cluster analysis Peramivir pediatric indication...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 25, 2017 »
Saudi MERS cases   Chikungunya spike Measles outbreak response...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report highlights progress made in global AMR fight »
A new report from the United Nations Foundation and the Wellcome Trust is highlighting the progress that's been made, and...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antiviral combo cuts flu virus shedding but not symptoms »
A new study published in  The   Lancet Infectious Diseases  suggests that a triple combination of antiv...
Monday, September 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Health Officials Describe Progress Against Tetanus, H.I.V. and Malaria »
Infant and maternal tetanus was officially eliminated from the Americas this year, the Pan American Health Organization&nb...
Monday, September 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Infection protection: Anticipatory guidance for young athletes should include infectious disease pre »
Millions of U.S. children participate in organized sports each year. While these sports provide numerous health benefits,...
Monday, September 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Checklist for Infection Control Concerns When Reopening Healthcare Facilities Closed Due to Extensiv »
Prior to opening a healthcare facility that has undergone extensive water and wind damage, inspections need to be conducte...
Monday, September 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Remediation and Infection Control Considerations for Reopening Healthcare Facilities Closed Due to E »
During a natural disaster, many hospitals may suffer water and wind damage; some may have standing water for an extended p...
Sunday, September 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibiotics and Biocidal Cleaners May Spread Multidrug Resistance in MRSA »
Antibiotic use on people or pets, and use of biocidal cleaning products such as bleach, are associated with multidrug resi...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 22, 2017 »
One Health stewardship MRSA risk in the home Resistant farm E coli in China MORE...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 22, 2017 »
MERS in UAW Vaccine-related polio More chikungunya in France, Italy...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Approach uses cell frequency noise to gauge antibiotic susceptibility »
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a potential new strategy for detec...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zika vaccine prevents pregnancy spread, testicle damage in mice »
The latest animal trials for a live-attenuated Zika vaccine developed by the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) and...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease Death Rates* Among Women Aged 45–64 Years, by »
Among black women aged 45–54 years, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease death rate decreased 60% from 28.4 per...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Travel-Associated Melioidosis and Resulting Laboratory Exposures — Unite »
In mid-July 2016, a Pennsylvania resident aged 15 years who had recently returned from Thailand was treated by a pediatric...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Increase in Reported Hepatitis A Infections Among Men Who Have Sex with »
Since 2011, the New York City (NYC) Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) has typically been notified of three o...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Hurricane Season Public Health Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Guidance for Health Care P »
CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) have guidance and technical materials available in bo...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Update to CDC’s U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 2016: Revised Recomme »
CDC’s  U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use  (U.S. MEC) (first published in 2010 and update...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Respiratory and Ocular Symptoms Among Employees of an Indoor Waterpark Resort — Ohio, 2016 »
In July 2015, a municipal health department in Ohio received complaints of respiratory and ocular symptoms from patrons of...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Trends in Cervical Cancer Screening in Title X-Funded Health Centers — United States, 2005–201 »
Cervical cancer screening is critical to early detection and treatment of precancerous cells and cervical cancer. In 2015,...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Opioid Overdose Outbreak — West Virginia, August 2016 »
On August 15, 2016, the Mayor’s Office of Drug Control Policy in Huntington, West Virginia, notified the Cabell-Huntington...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: HIV Care Outcomes Among Men Who Have Sex With Men With Diagnosed HIV Infection — United States »
Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (collectively referred to as MSM) represent approximately 2% of the U.S...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day — September 27, 2017 »
National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is observed each year on September 27 to direct attention to the ongoing and dis...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Rural and Urban Differences in Passenger-Vehicle–Occupant Deaths and Seat Belt Use Among Adult »
Problem/Condition:  Motor-vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death in the United States. Compared with urban res...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
To the rockin’ dental assistants in charge of OSHA and infection control programs »
It's a big responsibility to be in charge of a dental practice's OSHA and infection control programs, one that often falls...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rapid hepatitis C testing may help better screen young adults »
Routine and rapid hepatitis C virus testing among young adults who use injection drugs improves life expectancy and may pr...

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