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Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ebola ruled out in unexplained Liberian deaths »
Health officials in Liberia are investigating the unexplained deaths of nine people who attended a funeral-related event,...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
'SUPERBUG' FUNGUS NEW MENACE IN US HOSPITALS, MOSTLY NY, NJ »
A 'superbug' fungus is emerging as a new menace in U.S. hospitals, mostly in New York and New Jersey. MORE >>
Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1302 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 25, 2017 »
Colistin rapid test Urologist overprescribing Staph aureus antibiotic MORE >>
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 25, 2017 »
H7N9 cases in China New USDA secretary Malaria immune response MORE >>
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Returning travelers cause sizable malaria burden in US »
Over a recent 15-year period, close to 1,500 US travelers a year were hospitalized for treatment of malaria acquired overs...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study details optimal combo therapy for drug-resistant bacteremia »
Initiating antibiotic treatment quickly, with the right drug, can reduce mortality in patients with drug-resistant bloodst...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1301 - Ask the Experts »
From the  Immunization Action Coalition MORE >>
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 24, 2017 »
Drug-resistance sepsis risks Preventive antimicrobial use MORE >>
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 24, 2017 »
MERS in UAE, Saudi Arabia H7N9 case in China MORE >>
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New CDC guidelines on flu pandemic measures reflect 2009 lessons »
New federal guidelines on using nonpharmaceutical measures to fight influenza pandemics reflect lessons learned during the...
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
European studies note high impact, spread of C difficile »
Two new studies presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) are documenti...
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Studies highlight Zika-linked neurologic damage »
Two new studies show fatal spinal damage and cognitive impairment associated with Zika infection, while Chinese and Americ...
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
With yellow fever reaching Rio, official says Brazil prepared »
With the first case of yellow fever (YF) confirmed late last week in the Rio de Janeiro metro area and cases in several Br...
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prevent slips, trips and falls »
A slip, trip or fall at work can lead to injuries – and even death. In 2014, injuries from slips, trips and falls resulted...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Season All But Over in U.S. »
But this flu season there was a slight twist -- middle-aged people were more affected than children, said Lynnette Brammer...
Tuesday, April 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Most Kids Who Died of Flu Weren’t Vaccinated, Study Finds »
Most children who have died of flu in recent years were not vaccinated against the virus, Centers for Disease Control and...
Thursday, March 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump's budget cuts 20% of NIH; groups express outrage »
President Donald Trump released his preliminary $1.1 trillion 2018 budget this morning, which details how the new administ...
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...
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
H5N2 found in wild Montana duck as H5N8 spreads to Italy »
The highly pathogenic H5N2 avian flu strain linked to several US poultry outbreaks in 2015 has been detected in a wild mal...
Thursday, November 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prevalence of drug-resistant tuberculosis in West Africa higher than previously thought »
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) could become a serious public health threat in West Africa unless effective surveill...
Saturday, October 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health system study finds big jump in C diff, MDR organisms »
A first-of-its-kind study on the changing epidemiology of drug-resistant bacteria within a healthcare network indicates a...
Thursday, September 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 29, 2016 »
Flour E coli outbreak over Saudi MERS case   Rift Valley fever in Niger...
Thursday, August 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘The global pandemic of inactivity’ with Loretta DiPietro »
As the 2016 Summer Olympics continue in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, physical inactivity and sedentary lifestyles are on the ri...
Thursday, July 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Human Papillomavirus–Associated Cancers — United States, 2008–2012 »
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a known cause of cervical cancers, as well as some vulvar, vaginal, penile, oropharyngeal, a...
Thursday, June 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Evaluation of the Impact of National HIV Testing Day — United States, 2011–2014 »
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing is the first step in the continuum of HIV prevention, care, and treatment servi...
Friday, May 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC URGES SPEED ON ZIKA AS HOUSE MOVES TO NEGOTIATE FUNDING »
The U.S. must act more quickly to protect pregnant women from birth defect-causing Zika, a top health official said Thursd...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Bank: The way climate change is really going to hurt us is through water »
The most startling finding? The report suggests that by 2050, an inadequate supply of water could knock down economic grow...
Thursday, April 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: National Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction — United States, May 2–6, 201 »
The National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction* will be observed May 2–6, 2016, and is hosted by the fede...
Friday, April 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 15, 2016 »
Ebola vaccine's future; More US flu deaths; US biodefense coordination; WHO dengue vaccine advice; Carbapenem resistance i...
Thursday, March 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIDCR's March E-Newsletter »
NIDCR's March E-Newsletter is Now Available MORE >>
Wednesday, March 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
COMMENTARY: Six policy options for conducting gain-of-function research »
A  meeting at the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) this week  presents a tangible opportunity to spell out c...
Thursday, March 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study Finds Surprising Benefit of Viral DNA: Fighting Other Viruses »
What could be more alien than a virus? It’s a nanobiological weapon — a microscopic protein shell holding a few genes that...
Friday, January 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New NIH Awards Will Support Development of Therapeutic Alternatives to Traditional Antibiotics »
New NIH Awards Will Support Development of Therapeutic Alternatives to Traditional Antibiotics The National Institute of A...
Tuesday, September 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Other People's Flu Vaccines Help Shield Seniors, Too: Study »
Reduction in sickness is even greater when older folks also get immunization MORE >>

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