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Wednesday, November 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 08, 2017 »
H3N2 vaccine strain mutation Marburg risk Saudi MERS patterns TB res...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study probes yellow fever threat in Brazil's 4th-largest city »
An investigation into a surge in monkey deaths from suspected yellow fever early this year in Salvador, Brazil, the countr...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dengue study adds to evidence for antibody enhancement »
A study presented at a scientific meeting this week and published in the journal  Science  provides robust evi...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1334 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Wednesday, November 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pitt Study Provides Clues to Body’s Defense Against Common Oral Ailment »
An international team, led by researchers at the  University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,  has identified...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zika Scan for Nov 07, 2017 »
Zika and 2nd mosquito feeding Wolbachia mosquitoes OK'd Chikungunya replacing Zika...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 07, 2017 »
More-resistant MDR-TB Plague in Madagascar More monkeypox in Nigeria...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO calls for an end to antibiotic use in healthy animals »
Citing the benefits to public health, the World Health Organization (WHO) today called for an overall reduction in the use...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vector-borne Disease Scan for Nov 06, 2017 »
Zika in Florida More yellow fever in Nigeria Burkina Faso dengue outbreak...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 06, 2017 »
Strep burden, resistance threat Salmonella probe ends Ebola susceptibility...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibiotic course often too long in pneumonia patients »
New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that more than two thirds of adult US pat...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MERS infects 3 more in Saudi Arabia, 1 in Oman »
In the latest MERS-CoV developments, health officials in Saudi Arabia reported three more MERS-CoV cases over the past few...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ethical issues in the use of SMS messaging in HIV care and treatment in low- and middle-income count »
The introduction of mobile communication technologies in health care in low- and middle-income countries offers an opportu...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UNIVERSAL FLU SHOT PROMISING LIFELONG PROTECTION EDGES CLOSER »
A new vaccine could someday lead to potential lifelong protection against the major strains of flu, according to a ne...
Monday, November 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Skin Pathology Commonly Associated With HIV Infection »
Dermatologic problems affect >90% of patients with HIV infection at some point during their disease. 1   The pr...
Saturday, November 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 03, 2017 »
Variant flu cases   Livestock-related MRSA   More polio cases...
Saturday, November 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
High wild-bird death rates detailed in Dutch H5N8 outbreaks »
Two studies published yesterday in  Emerging Infectious Diseases  report high mortality rates among wild birds...
Saturday, November 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Azithromycin overprescribed for kids' pneumonia »
Combination antibiotic treatment for community-acquired pneumonia in children is common, but a new study suggests that usi...
Saturday, November 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Microbiome of an Occupied Patient Room »
A foundational premise of infection prevention science is that contaminated environments increase the risk of transmission...
Saturday, November 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
More testing, more questions Screening tests for oral human papillomavirus infection »
In early 2014, a 48-year-old man visited his dentist for a routine visit. After the dental examination, his dentist offere...
Friday, November 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Opioid Crisis: PHF Helps You to Respond Effectively »
PHF is a Leader in Helping Communities Respond to Urgent Health Challenges and Crises For nearly 50 years, the Public He...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 02, 2017 »
Antimicrobial stewardship recognition IV antibiotics for UTIs MORE >>
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 02, 2017 »
Plague in Madagascar New Saudi MERS case UK flu vaccine protection I...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reports say highly virulent Klebsiella strains emerged 4 years ago »
Researchers in China are now suggesting that strains of hypervirulent, multidrug-resistant  Klebsiella pneumoniae &...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Percentage* of Adults Aged ≥45 Years Who Were Limited in Any Way Beca »
Overall, 5.1% of adults aged ≥45 years were limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or periods of confusion....
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notice to Readers: New Web Location for Weekly and Annual NNDSS Data »
To improve the usability, availability, quality, and timeliness of surveillance data as part of the CDC Surveillance Strat...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Interventions Includ »
The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends interventions that include activity monitors to increase p...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Deaths Involving Fentanyl, Fentanyl Analogs, and U-47700 — 10 States, July–December 2016 »
Preliminary estimates of U.S. drug overdose deaths exceeded 60,000 in 2016 and were partially driven by a fivefold increas...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Implementation of Rotavirus Surveillance and Vaccine Introduction — World Health Organization »
Rotavirus is a leading cause of severe pediatric diarrhea globally, estimated to have caused 120,000 deaths among children...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Update on Vaccine-Derived Polioviruses — Worldwide, January 2016–June 2017 »
In 1988, the World Health Assembly launched the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) ( 1 ). Among the three wild p...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Harmful Algal Bloom–Associated Illnesses in Humans and Dogs Identified Through a Pilot Surveil »
Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, are photosynthetic, aquatic organisms found in fresh, brackish, and marine...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Progress in Childhood Vaccination Data in Immunization Information Systems — United States, 20 »
In 2016, 55 jurisdictions in 49 states and six cities in the United States* used immunization information systems (IISs) t...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Vaccination Coverage Among Children Aged 19–35 Months — United States, 2016 »
Vaccination is the most effective intervention to reduce morbidity and mortality from vaccine-preventable diseases in youn...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Incidence of End-Stage Renal Disease Attributed to Diabetes Among Persons with Diagnosed Diabe »
During 2014, 120,000 persons in the United States and Puerto Rico began treatment for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) (i.e....
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: National Diabetes Month — November 2017 »
November is National Diabetes Month. Approximately 114 million U.S. persons are living with diabetes (30 million) or predi...

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