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Tuesday, May 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 16, 2017 »
Yellow fever mutations Antibiotic-free grocery chicken MORE >>
Tuesday, May 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Most US global travelers skip measles shots »
More than half of adult travelers who were eligible to be vaccinated against measles during travel medicine clinic visits...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study identifies rare superbug strain in Houston »
A study today of patients with  Klebsiella pneumoniae  infections in one of the nation's largest cities has fo...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO notes 19 suspected Ebola cases in the DRC »
Today the World Health Organization (WHO) said there were an additional 2 new cases of suspected Ebola virus disease in a...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Undetected Ebola infection in international healthcare workers very unlikely »
Undiagnosed Ebola virus infection was probably very rare in international workers who were deployed during the 2013-2015 o...
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seroconversion rate among health care workers exposed to HIV-contaminated body fluids: The Universit »
The studies enumerating the risk of HIV transmission to health care workers (HCWs) as 0.3% after percutaneous exposure to...
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 15, 2017 »
Saudi MERS cases   Syria paralysis cluster probe H5N1, H5N8 outbreaks...
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO confirms 2nd Ebola case in DRC; 17 suspected »
Over the weekend, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed a second case of Ebola virus disease in a patient from the...
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report outlines priorities for US global health role »
An expert committee convened by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine today launched a report desi...
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Global Health and the Future Role of the United States »
The United States has long been a leader in global health. Yet resources are not unlimited, and the case for continued com...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 12, 2017 »
Brazil ends Zika emergency Drug-resistance in Belgium GAO weighs avian flu control...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
China reports 23 more H7N9 cases, 7 fatal »
Reports of new H7N9 avian flu cases in China continued at a steady pace last week, with 23 more cases reported. Many of th...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ebola-Zaire confirmed in DRC outbreak that killed 3 »
Today the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed an outbreak of Zaire-strain Ebola virus disease in a person who died i...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Brazil declares end to Zika emergency after fall in case »
Brazil declared an end to its public health emergency over the Zika virus on Thursday, 18 months after a surge in cases dr...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Revision to ASHRAE Standard for Ventilation of Healthcare Facilities - Comments Due on May 22! »
On April 7th, the Standard Committee that manages ASHRAE Standard 170, Healthcare Facility Design, began a 45-day comment...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of Congo »
The World Health Organization has confirmed that one person among a large group of people infected with hemorrhagic f...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates* Attributable to Alcohol-Induced Causes,† by Race/Ethnici »
In 2015, mortality from alcohol-induced causes reached the highest rate during 1999–2015 of 9.1 deaths per 100,000 U.S. st...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Family-Based Interve »
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recently posted new information on its website: “Physical Activity: Family-Ba...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement:National Stroke Awareness Month — May 2017 »
May is National Stroke Awareness Month, an observance that highlights the importance of knowing the signs and symptoms of...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Severe Human Metapneumovirus Infections — North Dakota, 2016 »
On May 27, 2016, CDC was informed by North Dakota Department of Health of a recent cluster of severe respiratory illnesses...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for Use of Cholera Vaccine »
Cholera, caused by infection with toxigenic  Vibrio cholerae  bacteria of serogroup O1 (>99% of global case...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: CDC Grand Rounds: Public Health Strategies to Prevent and Treat Strokes »
Worldwide, stroke is the second leading cause of death and a leading cause of serious long-term disability. In the United...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Current and Binge Drinking Among High School Students — United States, 1991–2015 »
Excessive drinking accounted for approximately 4,300 deaths each year among persons aged <21 years during 2006–2010,* a...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among Women Giving Birth — Tennessee and United States, 2009–2014 »
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) affects an estimated 3.5 million persons in the United States ( 1 ), making it the most common b...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: State HCV Incidence and Policies Related to HCV Preventive and Treatment Services for Persons »
Hepatitis C is associated with more deaths in the United States than 60 other infectious diseases reported to CDC combined...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Hepatitis Awareness Month and Testing Day — May 2017 »
May 19th is National Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States to emphasize the importance of testing persons at risk for...
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Resources for Antibiotic Prescribing in Dentistry »
Lauri A. Hicks, DO, Director, Office of Antibiotic Stewardship, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses new...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 11, 2017 »
  Potential Candida auris drug Prehistoric enterococci Non-susceptible pneumococcus MORE >...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 11, 2017 »
CDC cholera vaccine advice Hepatitis C in pregnancy High-path H7N9 threats...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Researchers identify new strategy to beat gram-negative pathogens »
Scientists at the University of Illinois have developed a strategy to turn antibiotics that kill gram-positive bacteria in...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minnesota measles outbreak to cost state $1 million »
Yesterday Minnesota Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger, MD, MSPH, asked state lawmakers for $5 million to address growing inf...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
With bird flu surging, U.S. needs to do more to prevent possible pandemic, GAO says »
If the United States were suddenly facing a  potential avian influenza pandemic , just one U.S. manufacturer c...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 10, 2017 »
MRSA bacteremia WHO on Liberia probe Zika vaccine trial Senate confi...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Deadliest Form Of Tuberculosis Is Snowballing In Countries That Are Already Hard Hit »
The deadliest forms of tuberculosis are worsening in four of the countries with the largest number of TB cases, according...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cell particles may help spread HIV infection, NIH study suggests »
HIV appears to enlist the aid of nano-sized structures released by infected cells to infect new cells, according to a stud...

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