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Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 09, 2017 »
Antibiotics and subsequent sepsis MCR surveillance in California MORE >>
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 09, 2017 »
H7N9 and early antivirals   Avian flu in Japan, Taiwan Meningococcal decline...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legionella common in US outbreaks tied to drinking water, other sources »
Two reports in  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report s published today describe the ongoing threat of waterborne d...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gene studies flesh out cholera patterns in Africa, Americas »
Two large studies that traced the genetic patterns of cholera spread in Africa and the Americas in the seventh pandemic er...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dental anesthesia safety: Say something if you see something »
At the recent  CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry convention in San Francisco, Steve Yun, MD, provided a...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
5 dental instrument processing myth busters: Sources for infection control protocol must be credible »
Sterile dental instruments  must be supplied for each patient, at each appointment, and processed in a consistent ma...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Virus Generated in Coughs and Exhalations »
It’s flu season. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) conducts research on protecting health...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Children and Teens Aged 6–17 Years Who Missed >10 Days of School in »
During 2014–2016, children aged 6–17 years whose parent or guardian indicated the child had serious emotional or behaviora...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week — November 13–19, 2017 »
U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week is an annual observance to raise awareness about antibiotic resistance and the importance o...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness Month — November 2017 »
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis, makes breathing difficult f...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: World Pneumonia Day — November 12, 2017 »
World Pneumonia Day, observed on November 12 each year, aims to highlight the huge toll pneumonia takes on children and ad...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Meeting Summary: State and Local Implementation Strategies for Increasing Access to Contracept »
Zika virus infection during pregnancy is a cause of microcephaly and other serious brain abnormalities ( 1 ). To support...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Country Immunization Information System Assessments — Kenya, 2015 and Ghana, 2016 »
The collection, analysis, and use of data to measure and improve immunization program performance are priorities for the W...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Waterborne Disease Outbreaks Associated With Environmental and Undetermined Exposures to Wate »
Waterborne disease outbreaks in the United States are associated with a wide variety of water exposures and are reported a...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Surveillance for Waterborne Disease Outbreaks Associated with Drinking Water — United States, »
Provision of safe water in the United States is vital to protecting public health ( 1 ). Public health agencies in the U...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2015 »
Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States ( 1 ). Despite declining cig...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Great American Smokeout — November 16, 2017 »
The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout is an annual event that encourages smokers to make a plan to quit sm...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Surveillance for Lyme Disease — United States, 2008–2015 »
Problem/Condition:  Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vectorborne disease in the United States but is geogr...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eye-related trauma and infection in dentistry. »
Despite numerous technological and medical developments achieved in recent years, a significant amount of occupational hea...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 08, 2017 »
Community-related C diff Antibiotic sparing for UTIs   MORE >>
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...

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