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Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Resistant gram-negative bacteria common in nursing homes »
A new meta-analysis suggests that about a quarter of nursing home residents are colonized with multidrug-resistant gram-ne...
Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. yellow fever vaccine supply will be gone by this summer, but CDC has a plan »
U.S. health officials on Friday warned of a new complication in the fight to contain mosquito-borne viruses spreading...
Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIV and Hepatitis: Know Your Status and Learn About the FDA's Role »
April is National Minority Health Month. It’s a time to remember that health outcomes can be different among people of div...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 27, 2017 »
More H5N8, H5N1   Vaccination info systems   MERS overview MORE >>
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sixth Brazilian state reports yellow fever »
Today the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), in its weekly yellow fever epidemiologic update, noted that a sixth sta...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Adult Workers Aged ≥18 Years Who Reported Being Threatened, Bullied »
In 2015, 6.8% of adult workers in the United States reported being threatened, bullied, or harassed on the job during the...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommends Interventions to Increase He »
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recently posted new information about four findings on its website: 1) Obesit...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: ALS Awareness Month — May 2017 »
May is ALS Awareness Month, observed to raise awareness of and foster research for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), al...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Workers Memorial Day — April 28, 2017 »
Workers Memorial Day, observed annually on April 28,* recognizes workers who suffered or died because of exposures to haza...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs in Nonmetropolitan Counties — United States, 2016 »
Diabetes self-management education (DSME) is a clinical practice intended to improve preventive practices and behaviors wi...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A quarter of nursing home residents are colonized with drug-resistant bacteria »
The significant presence of multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria (MDR-GNB), such as  E. coli , among nursing...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands 5 May 2017 »
WHO urges you to focus on the fight against antibiotic resistance in the context of hand hygiene and infection prevention...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 26, 2017 »
Antimicrobial resistance plan in India High MDR prevalence in asylum seekers MORE >>
Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 26, 2017 »
Raw milk burden Saudi MERS case H9N2 case in China New polio vaccine...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Iran, Vietnam report more H5N1 outbreaks »
The highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus struck birds in Iran and Vietnam, as H5N8 outbreaks continue in Europe, i...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ebola ruled out in unexplained Liberian deaths »
Health officials in Liberia are investigating the unexplained deaths of nine people who attended a funeral-related event,...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
'SUPERBUG' FUNGUS NEW MENACE IN US HOSPITALS, MOSTLY NY, NJ »
A 'superbug' fungus is emerging as a new menace in U.S. hospitals, mostly in New York and New Jersey. MORE >>
Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1302 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 25, 2017 »
Colistin rapid test Urologist overprescribing Staph aureus antibiotic MORE >>
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 25, 2017 »
H7N9 cases in China New USDA secretary Malaria immune response MORE >>
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Returning travelers cause sizable malaria burden in US »
Over a recent 15-year period, close to 1,500 US travelers a year were hospitalized for treatment of malaria acquired overs...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study details optimal combo therapy for drug-resistant bacteremia »
Initiating antibiotic treatment quickly, with the right drug, can reduce mortality in patients with drug-resistant bloodst...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1301 - Ask the Experts »
From the  Immunization Action Coalition MORE >>
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 24, 2017 »
Drug-resistance sepsis risks Preventive antimicrobial use MORE >>
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 24, 2017 »
MERS in UAE, Saudi Arabia H7N9 case in China MORE >>
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New CDC guidelines on flu pandemic measures reflect 2009 lessons »
New federal guidelines on using nonpharmaceutical measures to fight influenza pandemics reflect lessons learned during the...
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
European studies note high impact, spread of C difficile »
Two new studies presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) are documenti...
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Studies highlight Zika-linked neurologic damage »
Two new studies show fatal spinal damage and cognitive impairment associated with Zika infection, while Chinese and Americ...
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
With yellow fever reaching Rio, official says Brazil prepared »
With the first case of yellow fever (YF) confirmed late last week in the Rio de Janeiro metro area and cases in several Br...
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prevent slips, trips and falls »
A slip, trip or fall at work can lead to injuries – and even death. In 2014, injuries from slips, trips and falls resulted...
Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 21, 2017 »
More avian flu outbreaks Marker for pneumonia antibiotics MCR-1 cases in Italy M...
Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO: Viral hepatitis deaths increasing »
The World Health Organization (WHO) said today that while effective treatment and vaccines exist against viral hepatitis,...
Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
China's H7N9 cases spike, led by infections in Beijing »
After several weeks of declining H7N9 avian influenza activity, China's cases are rising again, partly related to a recent...
Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Using elements of viruses, antibodies to fight resistant bacteria »
A team of scientists at The Rockefeller University in New York City has developed an anti-infective therapy that combines...
Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
High level of heart defects found in Zika-affected babies »
Echocardiography evaluation of a group of Brazilian babies with Zika-related birth defects found three times the expected...

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