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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...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 25, 2017 »
MRSA vaccine candidate Provider role in CRE spread Airborne resistant pathogens...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 25, 2017 »
Brazil yellow fever Marburg in Uganda   NYC Legionnaires' outbreak  ...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Genomic data may help reveal hidden MRSA outbreaks »
A study today by researchers in the United Kingdom illustrates how genomic surveillance can shed light on the ways a commo...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACIP gives nod to new shingles vaccine, 3rd MMR dose for outbreaks »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) vaccine advisory group today recommended a newly approved shingle...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UMass Amherst researchers find triclosan and other chemicals accumulate in toothbrushes »
UMass Amherst environmental scientists find triclosan, an antibacterial agent in some toothpastes, accumulates in toothbru...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid epidemic also hitting older adults »
As America grapples with an opioid epidemic, senior citizens are often overlooked. MORE >>
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1332 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 24, 2017 »
Saudi MERS case   Patient movement and C diff Marburg outbreak details...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Oct 24, 2017 »
High-risk flu and antivirals Severe influenza C cases US H7N9 risk MORE >>
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report details US, global steps to prevent next pandemic »
A break in key US support for global efforts to protect Americans and the world from pandemics could stall momentum that h...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rare Gene Mutation May Have Link to Common Cold »
COLDS SEEM HARDER to escape as the temperature drops and people spend more time indoors. They are also not well understood...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is a Dangerous Bird Flu on the Horizon? »
 Scientists have found new evidence that the H7N9 bird flu, currently confined to China, has the potential for a wide...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Surgical checklist can help prevent life-threatening infections in low resource settings »
Preventing infections after a surgical procedure is important in any setting, but these complications can be particularly...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 23, 2017 »
Resistant Salmonella in pigs Antimicrobial resistance research awards MORE >>
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 23, 2017 »
Mugabe flap shakes WHO Plague in Madagascar   Shingles vaccine approval...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK report shows progress, areas of concern in fight against AMR »
A new surveillance report from Public Health England (PHE) shows a mixed picture in the battle against antimicrobial resis...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NARMS report shows some improvements in resistant Salmonella but a few red flags »
An annual surveillance report from federal health officials that provides a snapshot of antibiotic resistance in foodborne...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tackling Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: Challenges and Advancements »
“ Innovation drives progress ,” according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Innovation is desperately needed...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legionnaires' Disease on the Rise in the United States »
Over the last few years there have been several high-profile outbreaks of a particular infectious disease: Legionnaires.'...
Monday, October 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on medical device manufacturing recovery in Puert »
During the weeks since Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the infrastructure of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Food and Drug Admi...
Monday, October 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Infection Prevention and Control in Pediatric Ambulatory Settings »
Since the American Academy of Pediatrics published its statement titled “Infection Prevention and Control in Pediatric Amb...
Monday, October 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Keep kids safe from germs at the doctor’s office »
Cold and flu season  is officially upon us, and while kids can pick up germs anywhere from the school bus to the cl...
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Oct 20, 2017 »
IV zanamivir in kids H5N8 in Italy MORE >>
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 20, 2017 »
Marburg virus in Uganda Polio in Afghanistan and Syria Salmonella outbreak probe ends...
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Big Chicken' tells the story of antibiotic use, misuse in the poultry industry »
In the prologue to her new book,  Big Chicken , journalist Maryn McKenna paints a mouth-watering portrait of a roas...
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Majority of US Measles Cases From Lack of Vaccination »
While measles incidence is extremely low in the United States, most cases that do occur happen in unvaccinated patients, a...
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Anticipating a Severe Flu Season »
While the flu season in this hemisphere has yet to fully commence, there are important signals that it may be severe....
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why You Should Be Celebrating International Infection Prevention Week »
October 15-21, 2017 marks  International Infection Prevention Week  and while this may seem like a week where...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 19, 2017 »
Plague in Madagascar Marburg deaths in Uganda CDC Zika guidance update...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New diarrhea guidelines stress implications of molecular tests »
New guidelines for diagnosing and managing infectious diarrhea stress that improved tests are capable of detecting multipl...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
H7N9 study finds virus poised to become more lethal, resistant to treatment »
During China's unprecedented fifth wave of H7N9 avian influenza activity, worrisome changes to the virus emerged, includin...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Infant Mortality Rate, by Urbanization Level* — National Vital Statistics System, »
In both 2007 and 2015, infant mortality rates were highest in rural counties (7.5 infant deaths per 1,000 live births and...

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