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News Summary for April 2011

During the month of April 2011, there were a total of 256 links to news items posted on Daily Updates.

The top news areas included:

  • The US flu season was waning
  • Several US measles outbreaks were in the news
  • The UN called for greater cooperation as measles cases increased across Europe
  • HHS announced a new initiative to improve hospital safety
  • The WHO finalized a landmark pandemic virus-sharing agreement

Other noteworthy areas of interest include:

  • OSHA marked its 40th anniversary
  • The US released its fifth annual malaria report
  • The FDA advised consumers that some hand sanitizers carry unproven claims to prevent MRSA infections
  • The US Senate introduced the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011
  • The FDA warned of benzocaine complications associated with teething gels
  • A study discovered MRSA on orthodontic retainers
  • ASHE and APIC issued a statement regarding recently presented research on electronic faucets
  • An IOM panel called for a new oral health initiative

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