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Wednesday, May 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ECDC says risk from contaminated CRISPR kits lo »
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) released more information today about the do-it-yourself CRI...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Behavioral approach may boost appropriate prescribing »
A new Dutch study suggests that an approach to antimicrobial stewardship that lets prescribers determine the best interven...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1304 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Wednesday, May 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Bill updates standards for infection control »
Making its way through the state Capitol is a key piece of legislation that, if passed, would improve infection control sa...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for May 02, 2017 »
More avian flu outbreaks Global flu decline MORE >>
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 02, 2017 »
Liberian illness cluster grows Zika in dead infants CRISPR bacteria detection" M...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibiotics in pregnancy tied to higher miscarriage risk »
A large study yesterday in the  Canadian Medical Association Journal  ( CMAJ ) suggests that the use of cert...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
US budget plan includes support for readiness, research, response »
A bipartisan plan to fund the US government through the end of September mainly spares infectious disease, research, and p...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Latex Allergy Threat: Can We Keep Clinicians and Patients Safer? »
When Australian mother and physician Pooja Newman descended into anaphylactic shock after a massive Adele concert balloon...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Watch and share the new Clean Hands Count video »
Sometimes we don’t clean our hands as often as we should. It takes dedication, mindfulness, and time. Our clean hands coun...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 01, 2017 »
Promising new C diff drug   Antibiotics for strep throat MORE >>
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 01, 2017 »
Saudi MERS case Puerto Rican Zika numbers Chikungunya in Americas MORE >>
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Liberia illness cluster grows as officials await toxicology results »
Two more deaths have been reported in an unexplained illness cluster in Liberia, raising the total to 11, and though tests...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO: Antibiotic usage varies widely in Eastern Europe »
The first report from a World Health Organization (WHO) surveillance network covering parts of Eastern Europe and western...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Superbug-like fungus infects erupting on East coast: 5 points »
Candida auris is infecting patients in hospitals throughout the United States. MORE >>
Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Apr 28, 2017 »
H7N9 in China Flu season slows MORE >>
Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 28, 2017 »
More MERS in Saudi Arabia Liberian illness cluster update MORE >>
Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO vaccine advisors weigh in on polio, cholera, Ebola, diphtheria »
World Health Organization (WHO) vaccine advisors wrapped up a 3-day meeting in Geneva yesterday and made recommendations r...
Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
South America sees Zika rise, study estimates US disease cost »
According to the latest epidemiological update from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Zika cases are once again...
Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Only weeks remain for US supply of yellow fever vaccine »
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the supply of yellow fever vaccine available in the Uni...
Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Resistant gram-negative bacteria common in nursing homes »
A new meta-analysis suggests that about a quarter of nursing home residents are colonized with multidrug-resistant gram-ne...
Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. yellow fever vaccine supply will be gone by this summer, but CDC has a plan »
U.S. health officials on Friday warned of a new complication in the fight to contain mosquito-borne viruses spreading...
Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIV and Hepatitis: Know Your Status and Learn About the FDA's Role »
April is National Minority Health Month. It’s a time to remember that health outcomes can be different among people of div...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 27, 2017 »
More H5N8, H5N1   Vaccination info systems   MERS overview MORE >>
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sixth Brazilian state reports yellow fever »
Today the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), in its weekly yellow fever epidemiologic update, noted that a sixth sta...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Adult Workers Aged ≥18 Years Who Reported Being Threatened, Bullied »
In 2015, 6.8% of adult workers in the United States reported being threatened, bullied, or harassed on the job during the...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommends Interventions to Increase He »
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recently posted new information about four findings on its website: 1) Obesit...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: ALS Awareness Month — May 2017 »
May is ALS Awareness Month, observed to raise awareness of and foster research for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), al...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Workers Memorial Day — April 28, 2017 »
Workers Memorial Day, observed annually on April 28,* recognizes workers who suffered or died because of exposures to haza...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs in Nonmetropolitan Counties — United States, 2016 »
Diabetes self-management education (DSME) is a clinical practice intended to improve preventive practices and behaviors wi...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A quarter of nursing home residents are colonized with drug-resistant bacteria »
The significant presence of multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria (MDR-GNB), such as  E. coli , among nursing...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands 5 May 2017 »
WHO urges you to focus on the fight against antibiotic resistance in the context of hand hygiene and infection prevention...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 26, 2017 »
Antimicrobial resistance plan in India High MDR prevalence in asylum seekers MORE >>
Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 26, 2017 »
Raw milk burden Saudi MERS case H9N2 case in China New polio vaccine...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Iran, Vietnam report more H5N1 outbreaks »
The highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus struck birds in Iran and Vietnam, as H5N8 outbreaks continue in Europe, i...

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