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Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study finds high levels of multidrug-resistant bacteria on Indian poultry farms »
A new study by researchers in India has found high levels of multidrug-resistant bacteria in and around Indian poultry far...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Research Training Will Shape the Future of Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research »
This is a critical time in the history of the dental profession for it to fully embrace the responsibility to safeguard it...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibiotic guidelines for everyday dentistry »
Dentists are on the front line in the war against antibiotic-resistant bacteria, said Peter Jacobsen, DDS, PhD, at the rec...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are We a Glutton for Antimicrobial Resistance? »
The world of antimicrobial resistance is constantly evolving as efforts to combat the spread of resistant bugs are being e...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 31, 2017 »
Respiratory viral testing for pneumonia Antiseptic resistance genes in Turkey   MORE >>
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 31, 2017 »
Fatal yellow fever cases Indoor mosquito spraying Early sepsis detection MORE &g...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Case-control study finds more evidence of Zika-GBS link »
Findings from a case-control study in Brazil published yesterday strengthened the connection between Zika infection and Gu...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Children Aged 6–17 Years Who Wear Glasses or Contact Lenses,† by Se »
In 2016, the percentage of children aged 6–17 years who wear eyeglasses or contact lenses was higher among girls (36.2%) c...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Lead Poisoning in an Infant Associated with a Metal Bracelet — Connectic »
In September 2016, routine screening of a female infant aged 9 months in Manchester, Connecticut, showed normocytic anemia...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Fatal Yellow Fever in a Traveler Returning From Peru — New York, 2016 »
In October 2016, a male New York resident aged 74 years developed fever, myalgia, nausea, and vomiting while traveling in...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Awareness, Beliefs, and Actions Concerning Zika Virus Among Pregnant Women and Community Membe »
As of May 2, 2017, the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), comprising St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix, had reported 1,021 prob...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Overdose Deaths Related to Fentanyl and Its Analogs — Ohio, January–February 2017 »
Ohio is experiencing unprecedented loss of life caused by unintentional drug overdoses ( 1 ), with illicitly manufacture...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Trends in Deaths Involving Heroin and Synthetic Opioids Excluding Methadone, and Law Enforceme »
Opioid overdose deaths quadrupled from 8,050 in 1999 to 33,091 in 2015 and accounted for 63% of drug overdose deaths in th...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: International Overdose Awareness Day — August 31, 2017 »
International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held each year on August 31. This event aims to raise awareness tha...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 30, 2017 »
Saudi MERS cases   New Chagas drug Avian flu outbreaks   Ebola progres...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA approves new drug for complicated urinary tract infection »
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday approved a new antibiotic combination drug for treatment of patients with...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hypervirulent, highly resistant Klebsiella identified in China »
Chinese researchers say an outbreak of severe pneumonia at a Chinese hospital was caused by  hypervirulent, highly dr...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Experts: Avoid unneeded tetanus shots in wake of Harvey »
As emergency responders and health officials continue to battle displacement and injuries after Hurricane Harvey and the r...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1323 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Wednesday, August 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New WHO Guidelines for Hepatitis B Virus Vaccine »
The World Health Organization (WHO) issued updated recommendations for the use of the hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine, inc...
Tuesday, August 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 29, 2017 »
Turtle-linked Salmonella More Cyclospora illness   Avian flu outbreaks...
Tuesday, August 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report outlines steps to reduce antibiotic use on the farm »
The antibiotic resistance crisis is largely a numbers game. Every time antibiotics are used in humans and animals, the ris...
Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 28, 2017 »
Resistant ear infections in Angola Analysis of antibiotic duration   MORE >>
Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 28, 2017 »
New Zika infections Minnesota measles outbreak ends Meningococcal vaccine...
Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
More sickened in France's chikungunya outbreak »
The number of people sickened in France's outbreak of locally acquired chikungunya has grown from 2 to 13, all of them in...
Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Saudi Arabia, UAE report MERS cases days before hajj »
Over the weekend, the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health (MOH) reported four new MERS-CoV cases in Dumah Al Jandal, while th...
Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feds seize vaccinia virus vaccine used in 'stem cell' centers »
US marshals on Aug 25 confiscated five vials of vaccinia virus vaccine, reserved only for military members and other peopl...
Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDA Presents 2017: Key ways to prepare for dental emergencies »
What should you do if a patient experiences acute myocardial infarction while at your office? Do you have an emergency pla...
Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What Sandy Teaches Us About Harvey »
The historic, catastrophic, ongoing flooding from Hurricane Harvey is battering Houston and other areas of east Texas, inc...
Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Measles outbreak was costly, state health officials say »
The Minnesota Department of Health spent more than $900,000 to curb the outbreak, the state’s largest since 1990. Hennepin...
Friday, August 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Aug 25, 2017 »
H7N9 cases in China   Philippines H5N6 monitoring Impact of no nasal flu vaccine...
Friday, August 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 25, 2017 »
Dog-linked tularemia Resistance in 'lonely' microbes Measles vaccination gap MOR...
Friday, August 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC: HPV vaccine rates climb, but disparities exist »
In its annual report on teen vaccination uptake today, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) noted that...
Friday, August 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reports show declines in antibiotic prescribing, spending »
Two new reports on antibiotics prescribing and spending are adding to the evidence that campaigns to improve antimicrobial...
Friday, August 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDA Presents 2017: How to protect your practice from cyberattacks »
The most important step you can take to protect your practice from a cyberattack is educating yourself and your staff on s...

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