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Friday, August 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 21, 2015 »
NY Legionella source; H5N6 in Vietnam; C diff virulence; Jamboree-linked meningococcal disease outbreak; Airborne spread o...
Thursday, August 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Human papillomavirus and oral cancer: a primer for dental public health professionals. »
There is strong evidence for causal association between human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer, evidence of associ...
Tuesday, July 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chikungunya virus »
Chikungunya is a virus passed to humans by the bite of infected mosquitoes. Symptoms include fever and severe joint pain....
Thursday, May 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: This month marks the 20th anniversary of Hepatitis Awareness Month and the 4th National Hepati »
This month marks the 20th anniversary of Hepatitis Awareness Month and the 4th National Hepatitis Testing Day (May 19) in...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
You can provide important input to the National Institutes of Health Working Group on the National L »
You can provide important input to the National Institutes of Health Working Group on the National Library of Medicine...
Monday, January 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Health Alert Network (HAN) Health Advisory Regarding the U.S. Multi-state Measles Outbreak, Dece »
This is an official CDC HEALTH ADVISORY   Distributed via the CDC Health Alert Network...
Thursday, November 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Ebola Epidemic — Liberia, March–October 2014 »
On March 21, 2014, the Guinea Ministry of Health reported the outbreak of an illness characterized by fever, severe diarrh...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Weight Perception* Among Children and Adolescents Aged 8–15 Years, by Sex and Body »
Overweight children and adolescents aged 8–15 years were more likely to report that their weight was "about right" than re...
Thursday, July 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged »
Use of patient reminder and recall systems, immunization information systems, coverage assessment and feedback to clinicia...
Thursday, July 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Glaxo Seeks Approval for World’s First Malaria Vaccine »
GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) applied for regulatory approval of its experimental malaria vaccine, bringing it closer to becom...
Thursday, June 26, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Routine HIV Screening in Two Health-Care Settings — New York City and New Orleans, 2011–2013 »
Approximately 16% of the estimated 1.1 million persons living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the United States...
Friday, May 16, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
One hospital's prescription for reducing needlestick injuries: What can you learn? »
Each year, hospital employees experience 385,000 needlestick and related injuries. That’s about 1,000 injuries per day. Mo...
Sunday, March 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers Attack Cost of New Hepatitis Drug »
A new drug to treat hepatitis C that costs $1,000 a pill has caused rising concern among insurers and state Medicaid p...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Europe failing to tackle drug-resistant tuberculosis »
Cases of tuberculosis are falling in Europe but a failure to properly diagnose and treat dangerous drug-resistant strains...
Thursday, February 27, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Wildlife Rabies on an Island Free from Canine Rabies for 52 Years — Taiw »
Dog-to-dog transmission of rabies in Taiwan was eliminated in 1961; the island was considered canine rabies–free for 52 ye...
Thursday, November 21, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
JADA's Dr. Glick receives Crawford Award from OSAP »
Dr. Michael Glick, editor of The Journal of the American Dental Association, delivered the inaugural lecture named for inf...
Friday, November 15, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 15, 2013 »
Slow rise for US flu; USDA food safety chief to leave; US hantavirus cases; Smallpox vaccine delivered; Japanese encephali...
Thursday, October 31, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Treat Yourself to a Safe and Healthy Halloween »
Become a creature of healthy habits on Halloween and all year long. MORE >>
Tuesday, July 30, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jul 30, 2013 »
Columbia ousts river blindness; Vaccine-derived polio in India; Danish Salmonella trends MORE >>
Thursday, July 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSAP Offers Web-based Toolkits on Emerging Diseases »
ANNAPOLIS, MD—July 25, 2013— As the world braces to understand the impact of emerging infectious diseases, the Organizati...
Friday, April 12, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEWS SCAN »
CDC H7N9 guidance, H5N1 in Vietnam, US flu activity, GBS and vaccines, plan for pneumonia & diarrhea MORE >>
Thursday, December 20, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuesday, August 7, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
GAO: Tracking of Injection-Related Infections Poor »
From 2001 to 2011, there were at least 18 outbreaks of viral hepatitis linked to unsafe injection practices at ambulatory...
Wednesday, June 6, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
FOOD OUTBREAK NEWS SCAN »
Multistate E coli outbreak, E coli-related HUS in kids MORE >>
Saturday, March 24, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Whooping Cough Bacteria May Be Changing Their Ways In Australia »
Whooping cough has made a comeback lately, with big outbreaks in California and elsewhere. One factor is spotty vaccinatio...
Tuesday, September 13, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Science in the News »
The current ACOEM newsletter. MORE >>
Monday, July 18, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSAP Elects New Board members, Chairman »
ANNAPOLIS, MD—July 18, 2011—The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) announced the selection of a new ch...
Friday, July 15, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEWS SCAN »
DRC cholera, unusual GBS cluster, EU measles outbreak, dengue from Haiti, novel adenovirus, H5N1 vaccine MORE >>
Wednesday, June 15, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Room ventilation and the risk of airborne infection transmission in 3 health care settings »
Room ventilation and the risk of airborne infection transmission in 3 health care settings within a large teaching hospita...
Thursday, June 9, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Vital Signs: Incidence and Trends of Infection with Pathogens Transmitted Commonly Through Foo »
Vital Signs: Incidence and Trends of Infection with Pathogens Transmitted Commonly Through Food --- Foodborne Diseases Act...
Tuesday, June 7, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
The global resurgence of infectious diseases »
Despite all the medical advances and breakthroughs in research, immunisation and medical treatment over the last half cent...
Thursday, May 26, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
World No Tobacco Day »
CDC celebrates World No Tobacco Day and releases new global data from 14 countries about warning labels on cigarette packa...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to Wipe Out Tuberculosis »
Three African health ministers make the case for consigning TB to medical history. MORE >>
Saturday, February 26, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 25--44 Years Reporting Fair or Poor Health, by Sex »
QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 25--44 Years Reporting Fair or Poor Health, by Sex --- National Health Interview Sur...

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