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Friday, June 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Investigations Find Common Sources of Health Care Infections »
"Everything here is water-related, which tends to be the case with health care," said Bryan E. Christensen, an industrial...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 08, 2017 »
PTZ for ESBL infections MDR Salmonella in livestock Vancomycin taper for C diff...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jun 08, 2017 »
Polio in Syria Health worker Ebola preparedness Legionnaires' and water birth MO...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Market-entry rewards seen as good option for getting new antibiotics »
A system in which drug companies would win sizable government payments for bringing new antibacterial drugs to market may...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC notes 5% rate of Zika birth defects in US territories »
Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its first analysis of Zika-related birth defects in US...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Saudi Arabia probing several hospital MERS clusters in Riyadh »
Saudi Arabia is battling several small unrelated clusters of hospital-related MERS-CoV infections in the capital city of R...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Average Number of Deaths from Motor Vehicle Injuries, Suicide, and Homicide,* by D »
In 2015, an average of 103 motor vehicle injury deaths, 121 suicides, and 49 homicides occurred each day. Motor vehicle in...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Two Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease in Newborns After Water Births — Ariz »
Legionnaires’ disease is a severe, sometimes fatal disease characterized by fever, myalgia, cough, and clinical or radiogr...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Japanese Encephalitis Surveillance and Immunization — Asia and Western Pacific Regions, 2016 »
Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus is the most important vaccine-preventable cause of encephalitis in the Asia-Pacific regio...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Measures Taken to Prevent Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy — Puerto Rico, 2016 »
Zika virus infection during pregnancy remains a serious health threat in Puerto Rico. Infection during pregnancy can cause...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Hospitalizations for Endocarditis and Associated Health Care Costs Among Persons with Diagnose »
Opioid dependence and overdose have increased to epidemic levels in the United States. The 2014 National Survey on Drug Us...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Vital Signs: Health Care–Associated Legionnaires’ Disease Surveillance Data from 20 States and »
Background:  Legionnaires’ disease, a severe pneumonia, is typically acquired through inhalation of aerosolized wate...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Jun 07, 2017 »
Avian flu in Russia, Taiwan Flu vaccine and obesity MORE >>
Wednesday, June 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jun 07, 2017 »
NIH director stays   Zika DNA vaccine   Plague in New Mexico...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO reports 3 Saudi hospital MERS clusters, new cases in UAE, Qatar »
The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday provided new details about three unrelated hospital MERS-CoV outbreaks that...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIOSH and OSAP Survey Finds Private Dental Practices Lacking OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Cont »
Findings from a web-based survey conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Or...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Above-normal hurricane season on its way »
Get ready to batten down the hatches! The Atlantic hurricane season, which began June 1, is expected to be above normal. T...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Shot Less Effective for Obese Adults »
Although influenza vaccines are currently the best forms of protection to safeguard people against getting the flu, they a...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Plumbing In Hospitals And Nursing Homes Can Spread Legionnaires' Disease »
Nursing homes and hospitals need to do more to protect their patients from catching Legionnaires' disease from contaminate...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1309 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 06, 2017 »
Pharmacist-driven ASP Yogurt bacterium against resistant bugs Emerging Staph genotype...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jun 06, 2017 »
New Ebola case   More Saudi MERS   Zika in Puerto Rico  ...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Wise antibiotic use for ear infection relies on communication »
Although "watchful waiting" (WW) is the recommended approach to antibiotic treatment for acute ear infections in young chi...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO revises essential drug list to battle antibiotic resistance »
Signaling a major change to its Essential Medicines List (EML), the World Health Organization (WHO) today grouped antibiot...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Better Protecting the Healthcare System – and, Ultimately, Patient Care – Against Cyberattacks »
Summary:  The Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force’s report contains valuable recommendations to help imp...
Monday, June 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 05, 2017 »
MDR Pseudomonas C diff disinfectants   MORE >>
Monday, June 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jun 05, 2017 »
Ebola in DRC Zika, chikungunya co-spread Chikungunya case increase MORE >>
Monday, June 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
H5N8 strikes again in South Korea, Europe »
Though highly pathogenic H5N8 avian flu outbreaks in most parts of the world continue to decline overall, activity continu...
Monday, June 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Saudi Arabia reports 14 MERS cases, 12 in Riyadh »
The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 14 new cases of MERS-CoV infection in recent days, at least 10 of which...
Monday, June 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Analysis of H7N9 in China finds age, geographic shifts »
A detailed epidemiologic analysis of illnesses in China's fifth and biggest wave of H7N9 avian influenza activity, still u...
Friday, June 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jun 02, 2017 »
Saudi MERS case Zimbabwe H5N8 outbreak Diarrheal disease South Sudan...
Friday, June 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
China H7N9 total grows by 8; studies detail virus mutations »
Reflecting continued slow decline of H7N9 avian flu cases in China, eight new illnesses were reported this week, as resear...
Friday, June 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zika-related travel restrictions lifted for Miami-Dade »
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today lifted Zika-related travel restrictions for Miami-Dade County beca...
Friday, June 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDI calls for inclusion of oral health in global health policies at World Health Assembly »
FDI was present to  address the World Health Assembly on three key policy issues : antimicrobial resistance (AMR),...
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zika Scan for Jun 01, 2017 »
US Zika birth defects WHO vector control program MORE >>

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