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Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jun 01, 2017 »
H7N9 in another China province Pertussis vaccine and infants Sapovirus outbreak varian...
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Salmonella tied to live poultry sickens 372 in 47 states »
Signaling what has become an ongoing yearly pattern, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today reporte...
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Rate* of Motor Vehicle Traffic Deaths,† by Urbanization of County of »
The overall age-adjusted rate of motor vehicle traffic deaths in the United States decreased 25% from 14.6 deaths per 100,...
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notice to Readers: Special Podcast: “Defining Moments in MMWR History — E. coli O157:H7” »
MMWR   has released a special podcast that highlights the leading role that  MMWR   played in reporting...
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Veillonella Misidentified as Francisella tularensis — Idaho, 2016 »
In October 2016, the Idaho Bureau of Laboratories, Division of Public Health, was notified by hospital A’s clinical labora...
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Trends in Prevalence of Advanced HIV Disease at Antiretroviral Therapy Enrollment — 10 Countri »
Monitoring prevalence of advanced human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease (i.e., CD4+ T-cell count <200 cells/ μ L...
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Strategies for Preventing HIV Infection Among HIV-Uninfected Women Attempting Conception with »
By the end of 2014, a total of 955,081 persons in the United States (299.5 per 100,000 population) had received a diagnosi...
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Amanita phalloides Mushroom Poisonings — Northern California, December 2016 »
Amanita phalloides , colloquially known as the “death cap,” belongs to the Phalloideae section of the Amanita family of m...
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 31, 2017 »
Livestock-associated MRSA   Antibiotic overuse in food animals MORE >>
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 31, 2017 »
DRC Ebola response Meningitis C in Nigeria, Niger MORE >>
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DRC reports its first high-path H5 avian flu outbreaks »
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) recently reported its first highly pathogenic H5 avian flu outbreaks, suspected to...
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wolbachia trial shows promise for modified mosquitoes »
In experiments to better clarify the best strategies for establishing populations of  Wolbachia -infected mosquitoe...
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scientists create a more potent, durable version of vancomycin »
Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute have found a way to modify an essential antibiotic to make it more powerful a...
Wednesday, May 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1308 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition MORE >>
Wednesday, May 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reservoirs of Latent HIV Can Grow Despite Effective Therapy, Study Shows »
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine report new evidence that immune cells infected with a latent form of human immunodef...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Effectiveness of cleaning-disinfection wipes and sprays against multidrug-resistant outbreak strains »
Highlights • All tested cleaning-disinfection wipes and sprays had >5 log 10  colony forming unit (CFU) red...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 30, 2017 »
Resistant gonorrhea in Hawaii Disinfectants for MDR pathogens MORE >>
Tuesday, May 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 30, 2017 »
Saudi MERS case Big chikungunya jump France ends avian flu pause Flu...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DRC approves use of Ebola vaccine »
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has approved the use of the experimental Ebola vaccine, rVSV-ZEBOV, while a new...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH Scientists Find Real-Time Imaging in Mice a Promising Influenza Study Tool »
A non-invasive method to track and monitor viruses, bacteria, and various types of cells and genes. MORE >>
Tuesday, May 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Canada Aids Antimicrobial Resistance Research Work »
Health Canada also this month announced changes to the Food and Drug Regulations that will better protect Canadians agains...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Handshake-Free Zones Target Spread Of Germs In The Hospital »
Dr. Mark Sklansky, a self-described germaphobe, can't stop thinking about how quickly microbes can spread. MORE >>
Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 26, 2017 »
Resistant gonorrhea in China Cholera response in Yemen MORE >>
Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
H7N9 cases ebb in China as CDC creates vaccine virus »
The number of new H7N9 avian flu cases in China declined again this week, which if sustained would fit the pattern of a lu...
Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study details flow of microbes in a new hospital »
In December 2012, 2 months before the University of Chicago Medicine's Center for Care and Discovery opened its doors to p...
Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
First local Zika cases noted in India; studies explore transmission »
The World Health Organization (WHO) today detailed three local Zika cases from the same city in India, based on health min...
Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Asymptomatic Ebola: A Rare Event »
There has been some controversy over the question of whether the viral hemorrhagic fever virus Ebola can — like many inf...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 25, 2017 »
Ebola in DRC Saudi MERS cases   Yellow fever in Brazil Zika and...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Bank says most nations not ready for pandemic »
A working group set up by the World Bank to take stock of the world's pandemic readiness said most countries aren't adequa...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospital outbreak of MCR-1 Klebsiella reported in China »
Chinese scientists are reporting a deadly outbreak of MCR-1-producing  Klebsiella pneumoniae  among pediatric...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Walked ≥10 Minutes as a Method of Transpo »
Overall, the percentage of adults aged ≥18 years that walked as a method of transportation increased from 29.4% in 2005 to...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: World No Tobacco Day — May 31, 2017 »
Each year, the global tobacco epidemic kills an estimated 6 million persons worldwide, including 600,000 who die from seco...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: National Arthritis Awareness Month — May 2017 »
May is National Arthritis Awareness Month. In the United States, approximately 54 million ( 1 ) adults have some form of...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Measles Outbreak at a United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement »
On May 25, 2016, a detainee at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Arizona who had been h...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Virologic Monitoring of Poliovirus Type 2 after Oral Poliovirus Vaccine Type 2 Withdrawal in A »
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) has made substantial progress since its launch in 1988; only 37 wild poliov...

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