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Monday, February 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Feb 13, 2017 »
H7N9 in China   Ebola super-spreaders   Handshake stewardship  ...
Monday, February 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taiwan reports further H5N6 spread, other strains strike Iran, Europe, Africa »
Coming just a week after the first highly pathogenic H5N6 avian flu detection in Taiwan in a wild bird, officials reported...
Monday, February 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Saudi Arabia reports more MERS cases; WHO announces Buraydah outbreak over »
The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health (MOH) reported three new MERS-CoV cases over the weekend and two deaths, while the Wo...
Friday, February 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 10, 2017 »
From tolerance to resistance   CPE in France   Stewardship in pediatric EDs...
Friday, February 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Feb 10, 2017 »
Saudi MERS case   Senate confirms HHS pick Avian flu update MORE >>  
Friday, February 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu widespread in 43 states, 5 more fatal cases in kids »
US flu activity jumped higher last week, with widespread activity reported in 43 states and five more pediatric flu deaths...
Friday, February 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Studies shed light on effects of serial flu shots, current vaccine's benefits »
A Canadian study released this week added to the evidence that getting a flu shot 2 years in a row may sometimes result in...
Friday, February 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
China now in its worst H7N9 avian flu season on record »
An early, brisk spike in H7N9 avian flu infections in China, which is in its fifth wave of activity, has now reached at le...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Avian Flu Scan for Feb 09, 2017 »
H7N9 cases in China H5N8 outbreaks in China, Poland MORE >>
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Feb 09, 2017 »
More yellow fever in Brazil Stewardship in nursing homes   Burkholderia cepacia p...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Review finds antibiotic stewardship works but not optimally »
An updated Cochrane Review found that interventions to improve antibiotic prescribing in hospitals result in better compli...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Studies highlight microcephaly data, Zika spread by breast milk, saliva »
Though Zika outbreak developments have tailed off in recent months, research activity to better understand the risk and sp...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Aged ≥45 Years Who Found It Very Difficult or Were Unable to »
During 2014–2015, adults aged ≥45 years were more likely to find it difficult or be unable to go shopping or go to movies...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Release of National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians’ 2016 Comp »
The 2016 Compendium of Animal Rabies Prevention and Control was released in the March 1, 2016 issue of the Journal of the...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Federally Assisted Housing Standards for Blood Lead Levels Aligned with CDC-Reco »
On January 13, 2017, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) lowered the threshold of lead in young chi...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Mortality Associated with Hurricane Matthew — United States, October 201 »
After 3 days as a Category 3 and 4 hurricane in Haiti and Bahamas, Hurricane Matthew moved along the coast of the southeas...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Vital Signs: Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Among Adults — United States 2011–2012 »
Introduction:  The 2016 National Academies of Sciences report “Hearing Health Care for Adults: Priorities for Improv...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged »
In October 2016, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to approve the Recommended Adult Immunizati...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children an »
I n October 2016, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) approved the Recommended Immunization Schedule f...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Elevated Blood Lead Levels Associated with Retained Bullet Fragments — United States, 2003–201 »
An estimated 115,000 firearm injuries occur annually in the United States, and approximately 70% are nonfatal ( 1 ). Ret...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Prevalence and Clinical Attributes of Congenital Microcephaly — New York, 2013–2015 »
Congenital Zika virus infection can cause microcephaly and other severe fetal neurological anomalies ( 1 ). To inform mi...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sentinel Event Alert, Issue 45: Preventing violence in the health care setting »
Once considered safe havens, health care institutions today are confronting steadily increasing rates of crime, including...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 08, 2017 »
MCR-1 increase in China   Resistant Acinetobacter   MORE >>
Wednesday, February 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Feb 08, 2017 »
Ebola in breast milk Drought as West Nile driver   Varicella vaccine doses...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Widespread avian flu continues; China details H5N8 clues »
Poland today reported another highly pathogenic H5N5 avian flu detection, as Nigeria reported another outbreak involving t...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report: Combo therapy outwits challenging infections »
A new study in  Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy  describes a novel combination therapy that could serve...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1289 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition MORE >>
Tuesday, February 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Feb 07, 2017 »
H7N9 case in China   Bacteremia treatment   HPV vaccine endorsement...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Myanmar confirms its first H5N6 outbreak »
Myanmar today reported its first highly pathogenic H5N6 avian influenza outbreak in poultry, confirmed in chickens importe...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AAP on teen vaccines: Optimize uptake, address hesitancy »
Providers need to offer vaccines and address vaccine hesitancy during all routine office visits, according to an expert pa...
Monday, February 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Feb 06, 2017 »
H7N9 cases in China Saudi MERS   Zika microcephaly in Mexico  ...
Monday, February 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taiwan reports its first H5N6 avian flu outbreak »
Taiwan over the weekend reported its first highly pathogenic H5N6 avian influenza detection, signaling further spread of t...
Monday, February 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Vancomycin should be go-to drug for severe C diff »
A study today in  JAMA Internal Medicine  indicates that vancomycin can reduce risk of all-cause mortality for...
Friday, February 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Feb 03, 2017 »
H7N9 cases in Sichuan   H5N5 in swans in Poland   Predicting Ebola severity...
Friday, February 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC: Widespread flu leads to 7 new deaths in kids »
Flu activity in the United States continued to rise last week, with most indicators increasing and seven more pediatric fl...

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