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Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Related to Ebola Virus Disease at the End of a National Ep »
Health communication and social mobilization efforts to improve the public’s knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) reg...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Tdap Vaccination Coverage During Pregnancy — Selected Sites, United States, 2006–2015 Weekly / »
Tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine is recommended during the third trimeste...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: HIV Testing, Linkage to HIV Medical Care, and Interviews for Partner Services Among Women — 61 »
Diagnoses of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among women declined 17% during 2011–2015, and a total of 7,498...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Update: Interim Guidance for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Management of Infants with Possibl »
CDC has updated its interim guidance for U.S. health care providers caring for infants with possible congenital Zika virus...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Illicit Drug Use, Illicit Drug Use Disorders, and Drug Overdose Deaths in Metropolitan and Non »
Problem/Condition:  Drug overdoses are a leading cause of injury death in the United States, resulting in approximat...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 18, 2017 »
No Seychelles plague cases Influenza B antibody HPV vaccine safety MORE >>
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Studies show rise in drug-resistant TB in India, China »
A systematic review and meta-analysis of previously published studies reveals a significant rise in drug-resistant pulmona...
Thursday, October 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Ebola guidelines address immediate supportive care »
Two new studies offer insight into how to care for patients during the next Ebola outbreak, including recommendations for...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New video: Joint Commission president explains how safety culture can protect patients »
Mark R. Chassin, MD, FACP, MPP, MPH, president and chief executive officer of The Joint Commission, explains in a new ...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Silent Epidemic of Cancer Is Spreading Among Men »
Jason Mendelsohn had been married for close to 20 years and was happily raising three kids when he noticed the painless lu...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1331 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 17, 2017 »
Southern Hemisphere flu decline Influenza in VA hospitals H5N6 avian flu in China...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study finds high burden of oral HPV, related cancers in men »
Head and neck cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) are dramatically higher in men than in women, with levels in me...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
More evidence of Zika, GBS link found in Puerto Rico »
A research letter published in the latest J ournal of the American Medical Association  provides more compelling ev...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu experts see potential for a nasty winter season »
Flu experts are a bit worried right now. There are some signals they think may foretell that we’re facing a nasty flu seas...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Considers Expanding Hepatitis C Testing »
In response to an increase in the incidence of hepatitis C infections, which tripled from 2010 to 2015, the Centers f...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recovery Empowerment Symposium Held in Houston on September 23 »
In response to the devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Henry Schein, Inc. joined the Texas Dental Associatio...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The uses and limitations of a hand-held germicidal »
The morbidity and mortality from healthcare associated infections has raised concern that conventional disinfection method...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
More men than women infected with oral human papillomavirus »
Roughly one in nine U.S. men have oral infections of the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV), more than triple the i...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 16, 2017 »
Drug-non-susceptible gonorrhea   Novel antibiotic resistance genes MORE >>
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 16, 2017 »
Saudi MERS cases European avian flu threats Hep A emergency in California MORE &...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nigeria launches yellow fever vaccination campaign »
Nigeria's government has launched a campaign to vaccinate about 874,000 people against yellow fever in two of the country'...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Procalcitonin tests may improve survival, reduce antibiotics »
A new Cochrane Review has found that the use of the blood infection marker procalcitonin to guide antibiotic treatment in...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three cases of monkeypox confirmed in Nigeria »
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed three cases of monkeypox today among dozens of suspected cases....
Monday, October 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Infections by C.diff bacteria are on the rise and can cause serious problems »
Antibiotics treat infections but can cause them, too. In fact, a study recently published in the Annals of Internal Medici...
Monday, October 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New antibiotic resistance genes found »
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have found several previously u...
Monday, October 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 13-19 November 2017 »
Misuse of antibiotics puts us all at risk Taking antibiotics when you don’t need them speeds up antibiotic resistance....
Friday, October 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Oct 13, 2017 »
Flu in US and Europe Avian flu in Europe, Asia   MORE >>
Friday, October 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 13, 2017 »
Vaccine attack in Syria   El Nino and Zika Detecting congenital Zika  ...
Friday, October 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Global antibiotic resistance tracking project launched »
Global charitable foundation Wellcome Trust today announced a new research project to track and document the burden of dis...
Friday, October 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Plague total grows in Madagascar as response builds »
The World Health Organization (WHO) said today in an update on Madagascar's plague outbreak that the number of infections...
Friday, October 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Influenza Vaccination Among Health Care Personnel Reviewed »
More than 78% of health care personnel (HCP) and 53.6% of pregnant women received influenza vaccination during the 2016-20...
Friday, October 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Influenza Vaccination Crucial for Elderly Patients »
The National Foundation for Infectious Disease warns that  adults 65 and older  are at an increased risk for i...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 12, 2017 »
ASPs in long-term care Contact precautions for MRSA, VRE Antimicrobial restrictions...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 12, 2017 »
Florida Zika case Low H3N2 protection in seniors Yemen cholera cases...

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