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Tuesday, March 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Vaccine Recommendation Cuts Number Of HPV Shots Children Need »
You’d think that a vaccine that protects people against more than a half-dozen types of cancer would have people lining up...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIOSH Requests Feedback on Stockpiling Respirators, Surgical Gowns »
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Addressing Antibiotic Resistance in Dentistry: “What can WE do?” »
Antibiotic resistance and antibiotic-associated adverse events are now some of our most serious global health threats (1)....
Monday, March 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 27, 2017 »
Diagnostic test competition   MDR-TB in African migrants Stewardship in Aruba...
Monday, March 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Mar 27, 2017 »
MERS case Avian flu in 3 nations Meningitis in Nigeria Preparedness...
Monday, March 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Georgia reports low-path H7 in commercial breeder flock »
Georgia agriculture officials today announced that low-pathogenic H7 avian flu has been detected at a commercial poultry b...
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 24, 2017 »
MDR bacteria in Myanmar   New AMR initiative MORE >>
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Mar 24, 2017 »
More H7N9 cases in China US flu slows Farmworkers and food safety MORE >>
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC reports 7 more babies born with Zika defects »
Seven more babies have been born in the United States with Zika-related birth defects, raising the total to 54 and reflect...
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
High-path H7N9 expands to poultry in China's Hunan province »
China today reported a highly pathogenic H7N9 outbreak at a poultry farm in Hunan province, the first detection of the new...
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuberculosis declines in US, Europe, but issues remain »
Tuberculosis cases are on the decline in the US and Europe, according to new reports from the US Centers for Disease Contr...
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH Statement on World Tuberculosis Day »
Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world’s most devastating infectious diseases. March 24th marks the day in 1882 when German...
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Foam soap may not measure up to liquid soap »
Foam soaps are increasingly replacing traditional liquid soaps in hospitals, nursing homes, schools, the food industry and...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Mar 23, 2017 »
Low-path avian flu in Alabama Flu vaccine immune response   MORE >>
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Mar 23, 2017 »
Antibiotic resistance in the community   Zika testing in pregnancy   Africa...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Another yellow fever case noted in Rio de Janeiro state »
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), in an epidemiologic update yesterday on Brazil, noted one a...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report warns of rise in drug-resistant tuberculosis »
A new report warns that some of the incremental progress made in the global fight against tuberculosis (TB) could be lost...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of U.S. Women Aged 50–74 Years Who Never Had a Mammogram,† by Place of »
In 2013 and 2015 combined, 5.4% of U.S. women aged 50–74 years had never received a mammogram in their lifetime. Foreign-b...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Obstetric Tetanus in an Unvaccinated Woman After a Home Birth Delivery — »
On July 11, 2016, state and local health departments in Kentucky were notified of a case of obstetric tetanus in an unvacc...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Self-Reported Work-Related Injury or Illness — Washington, 2011–2014 »
Work-related injuries and illnesses account for an estimated $250 billion annually in medical expenses and indirect costs,...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Establishing a Timeline to Discontinue Routine Testing of Asymptomatic Pregnant Women for Zika »
The first patients with laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika virus disease in American Samoa had symptom onset in January 20...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Tuberculosis Among Foreign-Born Persons Diagnosed ≥10 Years After Arrival in the United States »
The majority of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the United States are attributable to reactivation of latent TB infection (LTBI...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Tuberculosis — United States, 2016 »
In 2016, a total of 9,287 new tuberculosis (TB) cases were reported in the United States; this provisional* count represen...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: World TB Day — March 24, 2017 »
World TB Day is recognized each year on March 24, which commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced his d...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH achieves milestone to accelerate multisite clinical studies »
Developing new treatments for diseases often requires large numbers of clinical research participants enrolled in the same...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Effective one-shot vaccination of newborns moves closer to reality »
Newborns are highly vulnerable to infections and don't respond optimally to most vaccines because their young immune syste...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rise of superbug tuberculosis hampers global control efforts »
Rising rates of superbug tuberculosis (TB) are threatening to derail decades of progress against the contagious disease, e...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Vaccine Could Slow Disease That Kills 600 Children a Day »
A new vaccine against a diarrheal disease that  kills about 600 children a day  worked well in  a large...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Avian Flu Scan for Mar 22, 2017 »
H5N1, H5N8 outbreaks H7N9 mutation findings MORE >>
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Mar 22, 2017 »
Heat-stable rotavirus vaccine Zika attack rates US boosts Brazilian beef inspection...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Qatar reports its first MERS case of 2017 »
Although the vast majority of MERS-CoV cases have been reported in Saudi Arabia, neighboring Qatar has identified its firs...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Microbes Evolved to Colonize Different Parts of the Human Body »
As the human species evolved over the last six million years, our resident microbes did the same, adapting to vastly diffe...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Experimental Vaccine Protects Against Two Strains of Malaria »
An experimental anti-malaria vaccine has been developed that protects against more than one strain of the malaria parasite...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC monitoring small outbreak of drug-resistant fungal infection in Mass »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is monitoring a serious new threat in the United States. It’s an infection...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1295 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition MORE >>

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