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Monday, July 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jul 10, 2017 »
Cholera outbreaks expand Tick-borne diseases in US Zika and HIV co-infection...
Monday, July 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Panel's smallpox sample probe yields policy recommendations, lingering questions »
How smallpox samples ended up in a cold-storage room on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus where they were ove...
Monday, July 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH launches prospective study of Zika and HIV co-infection during pregnancy »
The National Institutes of Health has launched a study to determine the potential risks that infection with the Zika virus...
Saturday, July 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 07, 2017 »
Costs of MRSA in Norway C diff in sandboxes MORE >>
Saturday, July 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea on the Rise, New Drugs Needed »
Data from 77 countries show that antibiotic resistance is making gonorrhea – a common sexually-transmitted infection – muc...
Friday, July 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public health leaders see strong choice in new CDC director »
In a move winning the praise of public health leaders, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price, MD, announced...
Friday, July 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Canadian group creates poxvirus, prompting dual-use discussion »
Yesterday,  Science  magazine published a story about a group of Canadian researchers at the University of Alb...
Friday, July 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jul 07, 2017 »
Zika birth defects in US H7N9 in China Hantavirus cases rise Meningi...
Friday, July 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump administration names Georgia health official as new CDC director »
The Trump administration has named Georgia Public Health Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald as the next director of the C...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Children and Teens Aged 5–17 Years Who Missed >10 School Days in th »
During 2013–2015, 3.9% of boys and 4.3% of girls missed >10 school days in the past 12 months because of illness or inj...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: An Outbreak of Shiga Toxin–Producing Escherichia coli O121 Infections A »
On December 29, 2016, PulseNet Canada identified a cluster of six  Escherichia coli  non-O157 isolates with a...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Vital Signs: Changes in Opioid Prescribing in the United States, 2006–2015 »
Background:  Prescription opioid–related overdose deaths increased sharply during 1999–2010 in the United States in...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Two Outbreaks of Trichinellosis Linked to Consumption of Walrus Meat — Alaska, 2016–2017 »
During 1975–2012, CDC surveillance identified 1,680 trichinellosis cases in the United States with implicated food items;...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Babesiosis Surveillance — Wisconsin, 2001–2015 »
Babesiosis is an emerging zoonotic disease caused primarily by  Babesia microti , an intraerythocytic protozoan.&nb...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Tobacco Use in Top-Grossing Movies — United States, 2010–2016 »
The Surgeon General has concluded that there is a causal relationship between depictions of smoking in the movies and the...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Invasive Cancer Incidence, 2004–2013, and Deaths, 2006–2015, in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolit »
Problem/Condition:  Previous reports have shown that persons living in nonmetropolitan (rural or urban) areas in the...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid Prescribing is Still High and Varies from County to County »
here has been an overall decline in the amount of opioids prescribed in the United States. But the amount is still extreme...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid Prescribing »
The amount of opioids prescribed in the US peaked in 2010 and then decreased each year through 2015. However, prescribing...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1314  »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition MORE >>
Wednesday, July 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jul 05, 2017 »
MERS in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon Lyme bacteria transmission H5N2 avian flu in Taiwan...
Wednesday, July 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Syria, Pakistan report new polio cases »
Another child in Raqqa, the ISIS-held city in Syria, is paralyzed after being infected with vaccine-derived polio virus, a...
Wednesday, July 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Marked increase seen in multiply recurrent C diff »
A large study yesterday by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has found a dramatic increase in cases of multipl...
Wednesday, July 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Occupational ocular incidents in dentists: a multicentre study in southwestern Saudi Arabia. »
ental practitioners are at high risk of occupational ocular incidents during their daily work practice. The aim of this st...
Tuesday, July 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Study Links Antibiotic Resistance to Triclosan »
Scientists from the University of Birmingham and Norwich Research Park have discovered a link between a major mechanism of...
Monday, July 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jul 03, 2017 »
Cholera relief arrives in Yemen Antibiotics for UTIs in Uganda Avian flu in Togo and DRC New WHO DG starts...
Monday, July 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO declares end of Ebola outbreak in DRC »
Yesterday the World Health Organization (WHO) said the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was of...
Monday, July 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lebanon reports imported MERS case, virus sickens one more in Saudi Arabia »
Lebanon's ministry of public health reported a MERS-CoV infection in a man who had recently traveled to Saudi Arabia, mark...
Friday, June 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 30, 2017 »
Students' antibiotic knowledge MCR-1 in Portugal MORE >>
Friday, June 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jun 30, 2017 »
Flu vaccine in kids PPE for Ebola Powassan virus infection Legionnai...
Friday, June 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Six more H7N9 avian flu cases reported in China »
China reported six more H7N9 avian flu infections this week, down from 10 reported last week but showing further signs of...
Friday, June 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can behavioral science help improve antibiotic prescribing? »
Could a little "nudging" discourage inappropriate antibiotic prescribing? MORE >>
Friday, June 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
TRUMP PICKS INDIANA HEALTH COMMISSIONER FOR SURGEON GENERAL »
President Donald Trump nominated Indiana's health commissioner to serve as the next U.S. surgeon general on Thursday, sele...
Thursday, June 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Aged ≥45 Years Who Reduced or Delayed Medication to Save Mon »
In 2015, among adults aged 45–64 years who were prescribed any medication, those with diabetes were more likely than those...
Thursday, June 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Late-Onset Infant Group B Streptococcus Infection Associated with Matern »
In September 2016, the Oregon Health Authority was notified of a case of late-onset group B  Streptococcus agalactia...
Thursday, June 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Update: Influenza Activity in the United States During the 2016–17 Season and Composition of t »
During the 2016–17 influenza season (October 2, 2016–May 20, 2017) in the United States, influenza activity* was moderate....

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