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Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for Use of Cholera Vaccine »
Cholera, caused by infection with toxigenic  Vibrio cholerae  bacteria of serogroup O1 (>99% of global case...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: CDC Grand Rounds: Public Health Strategies to Prevent and Treat Strokes »
Worldwide, stroke is the second leading cause of death and a leading cause of serious long-term disability. In the United...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Current and Binge Drinking Among High School Students — United States, 1991–2015 »
Excessive drinking accounted for approximately 4,300 deaths each year among persons aged <21 years during 2006–2010,* a...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among Women Giving Birth — Tennessee and United States, 2009–2014 »
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) affects an estimated 3.5 million persons in the United States ( 1 ), making it the most common b...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: State HCV Incidence and Policies Related to HCV Preventive and Treatment Services for Persons »
Hepatitis C is associated with more deaths in the United States than 60 other infectious diseases reported to CDC combined...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Hepatitis Awareness Month and Testing Day — May 2017 »
May 19th is National Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States to emphasize the importance of testing persons at risk for...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Resources for Antibiotic Prescribing in Dentistry »
Lauri A. Hicks, DO, Director, Office of Antibiotic Stewardship, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses new...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 11, 2017 »
  Potential Candida auris drug Prehistoric enterococci Non-susceptible pneumococcus MORE >...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 11, 2017 »
CDC cholera vaccine advice Hepatitis C in pregnancy High-path H7N9 threats...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Researchers identify new strategy to beat gram-negative pathogens »
Scientists at the University of Illinois have developed a strategy to turn antibiotics that kill gram-positive bacteria in...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minnesota measles outbreak to cost state $1 million »
Yesterday Minnesota Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger, MD, MSPH, asked state lawmakers for $5 million to address growing inf...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
With bird flu surging, U.S. needs to do more to prevent possible pandemic, GAO says »
If the United States were suddenly facing a  potential avian influenza pandemic , just one U.S. manufacturer c...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 10, 2017 »
MRSA bacteremia WHO on Liberia probe Zika vaccine trial Senate confi...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Deadliest Form Of Tuberculosis Is Snowballing In Countries That Are Already Hard Hit »
The deadliest forms of tuberculosis are worsening in four of the countries with the largest number of TB cases, according...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cell particles may help spread HIV infection, NIH study suggests »
HIV appears to enlist the aid of nano-sized structures released by infected cells to infect new cells, according to a stud...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Musculoskeletal disorders and perception of working conditions: A survey of Brazilian dentists in Sã »
CONCLUSIONS: Pain and work-related musculoskeletal disorders interfere significantly with the dentists' lives. In the...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Decision-Support Tool for Antibiotic Prophylaxis Before Dental Procedures in Patients With Prosthe »
Web-based support is now available to dental healthcare providers who are faced with this age-old clinical question: When...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1305 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Tuesday, May 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Avian Flu Scan for May 09, 2017 »
H7N8 patterns in poultry H7N9, H5N8 outbreaks MORE >>
Tuesday, May 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 09, 2017 »
Liberian meningitis serogroup Overprescribing in the elderly MORE >>
Tuesday, May 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dengue candidate vaccine does well in people exposed to flaviviruses »
A new study of the live-attenuated tetravalent (four-strain) dengue vaccine TV003 shows that the vaccine was safe and immu...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MERS study indicates mild cases might be missed »
A new analysis of blood samples from people sickened in South Korea's MERS-CoV outbreak showed variable antibody resp...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship at small hospitals: Stretching limited resources »
Small community hospitals constitute a significant portion of the US healthcare system. In 2015, nearly three quarters of...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Blood Pressure Screening in the Dental Office »
Integrating oral health and primary care has long been a goal for many health care organizations, including Federally Qual...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SLIDE SHOW: LYME AND OTHER TICKBORNE DISEASES »
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and the beginning of the period through July when people will get more tick bites and...
Monday, May 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for May 08, 2017 »
H7N9 cases in China UK H5N8 outbreak 'Herd' flu vaccine protection 2...
Monday, May 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 08, 2017 »
Saudi MERS case Resistance, stewardship in Asia Pacific More chikungunya...
Monday, May 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meningitis suspected in Liberia's mystery illness outbreak »
Test results from samples of four Liberians who are part of an unexplained illness cluster suggests meningitis as a possib...
Monday, May 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Safe + Sound Week ~ June 12-18, 2017 »
A nationwide event to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs that include management...
Monday, May 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public health on high alert for Zika as mosquito season looms: Preparations ramping up in states »
Louisiana public health workers began preparations for Zika long before the virus hit U.S. shores. The ongoing goal — and...
Friday, May 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for May 05, 2017 »
First H3N2v case of 2017 More avian flu outbreaks MORE >>
Friday, May 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 05, 2017 »
Minnesota measles Liberia illness cluster grows Adult vaccine uptake...
Friday, May 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC updates Zika test guidance for pregnant women »
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today updated its Zika antibody testing guidance for women who liv...
Friday, May 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
China reports 24 more H7N9 avian flu cases, 9 fatal »
China continues to see a steady pace of new H7N9 avian flu infections late into the season, with 24 cases reported over th...
Friday, May 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Kids' MRSA blood infections less deadly but still a problem »
A study today in  Pediatrics  indicates that MRSA bloodstream infections affect children differently than adul...

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