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Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 01, 2017 »
Saudi MERS cases Southern Hemisphere flu ebbs Zika in children MORE >>
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
GAO calls for better oversight of high-containment labs »
The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) yesterday released the results of an investigation into lawmaker concerns ov...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 31, 2017 »
New CARB-X funding Hospital ASPs Wales superbug deaths decline MORE >>
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 31, 2017 »
H5N8 in South Africa   Puppy-linked Campylobacter Polio in Afghanistan...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report: Veterinary antibiotic sales, use in UK falling »
Very few public health officials would disagree about the need for pandemic preparedness. But sometimes the public health...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
6 scary consequences of not following good infection control practices »
It should go without saying that every practice should follow proper infection control protocols. Those reasons run from s...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1333 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Ascent of H7N9 »
The relatively new avian influenza, H7N9, is now considered to be the most concerning of all pandemic threats. To cope wit...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 30, 2017 »
Kenya Marburg tracing Madagascar plague Yellow fever in South America...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MERS sickens 4 more in Saudi Arabia »
Saudi Arabia has reported four new MERS-CoV cases over the past few days, three of them involving contact with camels, a p...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monkeypox confirmed in 6 more Nigerian patients »
The Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) announced today that monkeypox has been confirmed in six more patients, bri...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Despite progress, WHO paints 'grim' picture of global TB »
After a 7-year battle with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB), a fight that derailed a promising career in b...
Monday, October 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maternal Vaccination Reduces Pertussis Incidence in Infants »
Vaccination with tetanus toxoid, reduced diptheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) during gestation was shown to re...
Monday, October 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New molecule shows promise in HIV vaccine design »
Researchers at the University of Maryland and Duke University have designed a novel protein-sugar vaccine candidate that,...
Monday, October 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HPV and Cancer »
Human papillomaviruses  (HPVs) are a group of more than 200 related viruses. More than 40 HPV types can be easily sp...
Monday, October 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home HIV tests might increase access to screening »
People can test themselves at home to see if they’re infected with HIV, and that might help reduce the number of undiagnos...
Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Oct 27, 2017 »
US H1N2v flu case Avian flu in Dominican Republic, Italy MORE >>
Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 27, 2017 »
Plague in Madagascar Yemen cholera outbreak slows Hospital antibiotic consumption...
Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Uganda confirms 2nd Marburg case, isolates 2 others »
Uganda's health ministry yesterday confirmed a second fatal Marburg virus case, involving the 38-year-old brother of the c...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 26, 2017 »
Antibiotic use, resistance indicators Prolonged antibiotics for sepsis Resistant bacte...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 26, 2017 »
H7N9 mutations Flu vaccine effectiveness in Australia Measles in Somalia, globally...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibiotics, EDs linked to community C diff infections »
A study today confirms that antibiotic use is a primary risk factor for community-associated  Clostridium difficile...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement from the NIH Director on Combating the Opioid Crisis with Scientific Solutions »
Opioid misuse and addiction is an urgent and rapidly evolving public health crisis. An estimated 2 million Americans are a...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Aged ≥20 Years Who Reported Being Told by a Doctor or Health »
During 2011–2014, 33.2% of adults aged ≥20 years reported that a doctor or health professional told them to increase their...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Postflooding Leptospirosis — Louisiana, 2016 »
In August 2016, extensive flooding occurred in south-central Louisiana. Approximately 1 month after the flood, the Louisia...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: High Volume of Lyme Disease Laboratory Reporting in a Low-Incidence Stat »
Although Arkansas lies within the geographic range of the principal Lyme disease tick vector,  Ixodes scapularis ,...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Postexposure Prophylaxis for Rabies After Consumption of a Prepackaged S »
On April 3, 2017, two Florida residents consumed part of the same prepackaged salad before reportedly discovering the part...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Progress Toward Regional Measles Elimination — Worldwide, 2000–2016 »
The fourth United Nations Millennium Development Goal, adopted in 2000, set a target to reduce child mortality by two thir...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Rapid Laboratory Identification of Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup C as the Cause of an Outbr »
On April 25, 2017, a cluster of unexplained illness and deaths among persons who had attended a funeral during April 21–22...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Rapid Field Response to a Cluster of Illnesses and Deaths — Sinoe County, Liberia, April–May, »
On April 25, 2017, the Sinoe County Health Team (CHT) notified the Liberia Ministry of Health (MoH) and the National Publi...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Increased Risk for Mother-to-Infant Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus Among Medicaid Recipient »
State surveillance during the last 10 years reveals a nationwide increase in hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among young...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Tobacco Use Among Working Adults — United States, 2014–2016 »
Cigarette smoking has declined considerably among U.S. adults over several decades ( 1 ); however, increases have occurr...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Timeliness of Receipt of Early Childhood Vaccinations Among Children of Immigrants — Minnesota »
Receiving recommended childhood vaccinations on schedule is the best way to prevent the occurrence and spread of vaccine-p...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Receipt of Selected Preventive Health Services for Women and Men of Reproductive Age — United »
roblem/Condition:  Receipt of key preventive health services among women and men of reproductive age (i.e., 15–44 ye...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Risk for Developing HPV-Related Throat Cancer Low »
The prevalence of throat (oropharyngeal) cancers caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV) has increased in recent decades...

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