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Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Sleep Awareness Week, April 23–29, 2017 »
Sleep Awareness Week, the National Sleep Foundation’s annual campaign to educate the public about the importance of sleep...
Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: National Infertility Awareness Week, April 23–29, 2017 »
April 23–29 is National Infertility Awareness Week and is intended to increase awareness of infertility, which affects the...
Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Varicella Fatality on a Cargo Vessel — Puerto Rico, 2015 »
The U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (42 §71.21) requires that the master of a ship destined to a U.S. port of entry repor...
Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Powassan Virus Disease in an Infant — Connecticut, 2016 »
In early November 2016, a previously healthy male infant aged 5 months from eastern Connecticut developed fever and vomiti...
Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Restaurant Food Allergy Practices — Six Selected Sites, United States, 2014 »
Food allergies affect an estimated 15 million persons in the United States ( 1 ), and are responsible for approximately...
Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Incidence and Trends of Infections with Pathogens Transmitted Commonly Through Food and the Ef »
Foodborne diseases represent a substantial public health concern in the United States. CDC’s Foodborne Diseases Active Sur...
Thursday, April 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Community Mitigation Guidelines to Prevent Pandemic Influenza — United States, 2017 »
When a novel influenza A virus with pandemic potential emerges, nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) often are the most...
Thursday, April 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 20, 2017 »
Novel antibiotic target Penicillin-resistant pneumonia MORE >>
Thursday, April 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 20, 2017 »
New Saudi MERS case Rotavirus vaccine effects MORE >>
Thursday, April 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report: UK health workers lag in stewardship training »
A new report from Health Education England has found that healthcare providers and organizations in the country need to do...
Thursday, April 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Salmonella, Campylobacter top foodborne culprits in 2016 »
In its annual report on foodborne illness surveillance, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today said...
Thursday, April 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
US preparedness index finds sluggish, uneven progress »
At the national level, preparedness for health emergencies improved slightly, but an annual index to track progress found...
Thursday, April 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1300 - Ask the Experts »
From the  Immunization Action Coalition MORE >>
Wednesday, April 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 19, 2017 »
ID stewardship consults Steroid for sore throat MRSA contamination C...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 19, 2017 »
Saudi MERS case Wolbachia trial launch Federal interagency preparedness drill  ...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC notes Shigella strains with reduced susceptibility »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning clinicians and public health officials of emerging strains...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO reports unprecedented progress against NTDs »
Ten years after a group of global partners agreed to treat and stop neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), the World Health O...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Join us for the inaugural Safe + Sound Week! »
What Is Safe + Sound Week? A nationwide event to raise awareness and understanding of the value of proactive safety an...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1299 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Wednesday, April 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What Do We Know About Antibiotic Prescribing Habits Among Dentists? »
Lauri A. Hicks, DO, Director, Office of Antibiotic Stewardship, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses what...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pilot survey of the health of Massachusetts dentists »
Dentistry is a career that is very rewarding because of the direct opportunity to deliver essential health services to pat...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 18, 2017 »
Azithromycin and abnormal heartbeat   Mutations in resistant bacteria MORE >>
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 18, 2017 »
Zika birth defects in Puerto Rico MERS in Qatar   Yellow fever in Brazil...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nations pare back avian flu efforts, but tough new steps in France »
Some countries hit by avian flu outbreaks over the winter are scaling back some of their response measures as the pace of...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Season All But Over in U.S. »
But this flu season there was a slight twist -- middle-aged people were more affected than children, said Lynnette Brammer...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UNC researchers identify a new HIV reservoir »
Findings reveal a second target for cure research MORE >>
Monday, April 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 17, 2017 »
More chikungunya Pertussis in preemies   Emergency meningitis vaccination...
Monday, April 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
More details emerge on H7N9 cases in Tibet, Beijing »
Provincial and local officials recently shared more information about recent H7N9 avian flu cases in Tibet and Beijing, tw...
Monday, April 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Safety checklist reduces post-surgical deaths »
Hospitals in South Carolina saw a 22 percent decrease in the number of post-surgical deaths after participating in a state...
Saturday, April 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interim Guidance for Managing Occupational Exposures to Zika Virus for Healthcare Personnel »
Zika virus is primarily spread by the bite of an infected  Aedes  species mosquito.  Sexual  and m...
Friday, April 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 14, 2017 »
MRSA hospital outbreak in LA NDM findings in Ireland   MORE >>
Friday, April 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 14, 2017 »
Saudi MERS cases   Zika RNA in mosquitoes H7N9 cases in China U...
Friday, April 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Niger reports first H5N8 outbreak; high-path viruses hit other nations »
Niger reported its first highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza outbreak, the fourth African nation to detect the virus, a...
Friday, April 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Huge genome study dissects Ebola outbreak's spread »
The largest genome sample ever analyzed for a human epidemic reveals that the West Africa epidemic unfolded with small, ov...
Thursday, April 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 13, 2017 »
evere H5N6 infections Deadly hantavirus   Meningitis C in Nigeria MORE >...

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