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Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 01, 2017 »
Spread of MCR-1 gene   Resistant asymptomatic malaria   ESBL bacteria in tra...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Feb 01, 2017 »
More H5N8   Plague cases, treatment   MERS-CoV in camels  ...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report: Antibiotic resistance rising in Europe »
A new report on antimicrobial resistance from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) shows rising r...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1288 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dental warning over HIV and Hepatitis infection risk to children from contaminated equipment sparks »
About 2500 children who visited Pukekohe Intermediate Dental Clinic between September 13, 2016 and January 23 could be at...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scientists One Step Closer to Developing New Drug in Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance »
Scientists have for the first time determined the molecular structure of a new antibiotic which could hold the key to tack...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bacteria survive cleaning efforts in damaged medical scopes, study finds »
Rigorous cleaning practices don’t ensure that medical scopes are free of contamination, and many of these reusable devices...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 31, 2017 »
Resistance genes in estuaries Antibiotic use in travelers MORE >>
Tuesday, January 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jan 31, 2017 »
Zika in pregnant travelers Africa CDC launch Cholera in Somalia MORE >>
Tuesday, January 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
H5N8 detected again in Nigeria, H5N1 in Cambodia »
Signaling continued activity of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian flu in Africa, Nigeria reported that the virus hit more farms...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Blood tests offered after use of unsanitary dental tools in southwest Alaska »
A health care organization in southwest Alaska is offering a second round of free blood tests to dental patients who may h...
Monday, January 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 30, 2017 »
Azithromycin in pregnancy   Antibiotics boost bacterial reproduction MORE >>
Monday, January 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jan 30, 2017 »
H7N9 cases in China   More Saudi MERS   New chikungunya cases  ...
Monday, January 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Macedonia reports first H5N8 outbreak; more strains noted elsewhere »
In several new avian flu developments, Macedonia today reported its first highly pathogenic H5N8 outbreak, as France repor...
Monday, January 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preventing Disease Transmission in Dental Settings »
Reports of transmission of infectious agents between patients and dental healthcare personnel (DHCP) in dental settings ar...
Monday, January 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
On the Identification of Associations between Five World Health Organization Water, Sanitation and H »
According to the most recent estimates, 842,000 deaths in low- to middle-income countries were attributable to inadequate...
Saturday, January 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibiotic prescribing by general dentists in the United States, 2013. »
CONCLUSIONS: Dentists prescribe large quantities of antibiotics in outpatient settings, and there is considerable geog...
Saturday, January 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rates and predictors of exposure to Legionella pneumophila in the United States among dental practit »
CONCLUSIONS: Prevalence of L pneumophila antibodies was 10.4% among dental and nondental personnel. US Census division...
Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Jan 27, 2017 »
More H7N9 in China Nasal-spray vaccine and severe flu   MORE >>
Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jan 27, 2017 »
Yellow fever spike in Brazil   2017 priority diseases MERS case in health worker...
Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC: Flu now widespread in 37 states »
All numbers in today's latest update on flu from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that disease...
Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Five nations report more, varied avian flu outbreaks »
Countries in different parts of the world reported more avian flu outbreaks involving different strains, from a recurrence...
Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Studies show spread of MCR-1 gene in China »
Two studies today in  The Lancet Infectious Diseases  indicate that a gene that can confer resistance to the l...
Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health worker flu vaccine data insufficient to show protection for patients »
A study published today in  PLoS One  suggests that vaccinating healthcare workers (HCWs) against influenza do...
Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seoul Virus Outbreak Highlights Ongoing Risk of Zoonotic Viruses »
The hantavirus genus of viruses are a zoonotic group of viruses endemic to the Americas and throughout the world. Known pr...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 26, 2017 »
VA antibiotic stewardship Antimicrobial use in food animals   MDR Staph capitis i...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jan 26, 2017 »
More H7N9 in China    H9N2 in baby   Texas Zika case...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New treatment for recurrent C diff shows promise »
A new treatment for recurrent  Clostridium difficile  infection provides significant benefit when added to sta...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO urges vigilance for human cases in wake of H5N8 outbreaks »
The World Health Organization (WHO) today urged countries to step up their efforts to detect possible human avian flu case...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSAP and DANB Collaborate on Infection Control Education Initiative »
The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) and the Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB) are collab...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Prevalence* of Edentualism† in Adults Aged ≥65 Years, by Age Group and Race/Hispan »
During 2011–2014, 17.6% of adults aged ≥65 years were edentulous or had lost all their natural, permanent teeth. Adults ag...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: 25th Anniversary of National Program of Cancer Registries, 1992–2017 »
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Cancer Registries Amendment Act (Public Law 102–515), which established the Na...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommends Interventions Engaging Commu »
Established in 1996 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the task force is an independent, nonfederal, unc...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Impact of Increasing the Number of Ebola Surveillance Officers — Kambia »
Kambia is one of 14 districts in Sierra Leone. Located in the northwest part of the country, Kambia comprises seven rural...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Multistate Outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Dou »
On January 4, 2016, CDC PulseNet, the molecular subtyping network for foodborne disease surveillance, identified a cluster...

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