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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...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Groups warn of infectious disease threats in Puerto Rico »
After Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on Sep 20, the island lost power, and experienced extensive flooding, leaving thousa...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of All Visits by Patients Aged ≥65 Years to Office-Based Physicians† M »
During 2012–2015, patients aged ≥65 years with hypertension documented in the medical record accounted for 54% of all offi...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Community Preventive Services Task Force Finding for Year-Round Schooling to Inc »
The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recently posted new information about its finding of insufficient evi...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Global Handwashing Day — October 15, 2017 »
October 15, 2017, marks the 10th annual Global Handwashing Day. This observance helps to increase awareness and understand...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: World Arthritis Day 2017 »
October 12, 2017 is World Arthritis Day ( http://www.worldarthritisday.org ). First observed in 1996, World Arthritis Da...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Multiple Cases of Seoul Virus Infection in a Household with Infected Pet »
In late December 2016, a female aged 18 years in Tennessee (patient A) developed fever, chills, anorexia, nausea, and hema...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Vaccination Coverage for Selected Vaccines, Exemption Rates, and Provisional Enrollment Among »
State and local school vaccination requirements help protect students and communities against vaccine-preventable diseases...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: HIV Care Outcomes Among Hispanics or Latinos with Diagnosed HIV Infection — United States, 201 »
Data from CDC’s National HIV Surveillance System (NHSS)* are used to monitor progress toward achieving national goals set...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: National Latino AIDS Awareness Day — October 15, 2017 »
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day is observed each year on October 15 to focus attention on the continuing disproportiona...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Evaluation of medical and dental visits in New York City: Opportunities to identify persons with and »
The identification of persons with or at risk for chronic diseases is a new practice paradigm for oral healthcare. Diabete...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bioterror Scan for Oct 11, 2017 »
Stockpiled anthrax treatment   Imported plague in Seychelles MORE >>
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 11, 2017 »
Saudi MERS case   New H5N1, H9N2 cases Preoperative antibiotics...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Liberia trial finds Ebola vaccines yield year-long immune response »
A trial at the end of Liberia's Ebola outbreak of two candidate vaccines that were furthest along in development at the ti...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1330 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
APIC Teaches the ABC's of Prescribing Antibiotics for IIPW »
Antibiotic resistance, responsible for more than 23,000 deaths per year in the U.S., is the theme of International Infecti...

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