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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 >>
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...

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