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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...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Occupational Exposure to Vapor-Gas, Dust, and Fumes in a Cohort of Rural Adults in Iowa Compar »
Many rural residents work in the field of agriculture; however, employment in nonagricultural jobs also is common. Because...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIDCR's November E-Newsletter »
NIDCR's November E-Newsletter is now available. MORE >>
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 01, 2017 »
MRSA vaccine candidate MCR-1 in pigs MRSA and patient-sharing Pneumo...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 01, 2017 »
Saudi MERS cases Southern Hemisphere flu ebbs Zika in children MORE >>
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
GAO calls for better oversight of high-containment labs »
The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) yesterday released the results of an investigation into lawmaker concerns ov...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 31, 2017 »
New CARB-X funding Hospital ASPs Wales superbug deaths decline MORE >>
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 31, 2017 »
H5N8 in South Africa   Puppy-linked Campylobacter Polio in Afghanistan...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report: Veterinary antibiotic sales, use in UK falling »
Very few public health officials would disagree about the need for pandemic preparedness. But sometimes the public health...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
6 scary consequences of not following good infection control practices »
It should go without saying that every practice should follow proper infection control protocols. Those reasons run from s...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1333 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Ascent of H7N9 »
The relatively new avian influenza, H7N9, is now considered to be the most concerning of all pandemic threats. To cope wit...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 30, 2017 »
Kenya Marburg tracing Madagascar plague Yellow fever in South America...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MERS sickens 4 more in Saudi Arabia »
Saudi Arabia has reported four new MERS-CoV cases over the past few days, three of them involving contact with camels, a p...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monkeypox confirmed in 6 more Nigerian patients »
The Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) announced today that monkeypox has been confirmed in six more patients, bri...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Despite progress, WHO paints 'grim' picture of global TB »
After a 7-year battle with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB), a fight that derailed a promising career in b...
Monday, October 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maternal Vaccination Reduces Pertussis Incidence in Infants »
Vaccination with tetanus toxoid, reduced diptheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) during gestation was shown to re...
Monday, October 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New molecule shows promise in HIV vaccine design »
Researchers at the University of Maryland and Duke University have designed a novel protein-sugar vaccine candidate that,...
Monday, October 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HPV and Cancer »
Human papillomaviruses  (HPVs) are a group of more than 200 related viruses. More than 40 HPV types can be easily sp...
Monday, October 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home HIV tests might increase access to screening »
People can test themselves at home to see if they’re infected with HIV, and that might help reduce the number of undiagnos...
Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Oct 27, 2017 »
US H1N2v flu case Avian flu in Dominican Republic, Italy MORE >>

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