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Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Updated - Guidance for Dental Settings - Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Denta »
Updated  August 4, 2020- Guidance for Dental Settings - Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dental...
9 hours ago
Coronavirus update: U.S. infections surpass 5 million »
The number of reported coronavirus cases in the United States surpassed 5 million on Sunday, double the number since the e...
13 hours ago
People diagnosed with coronavirus offered $1,250 to stay home in this California county, per report »
Yahoo News is reporting that a California county has approved a pilot program that will pay residents who test positive fo...
13 hours ago
Diagnostic Tests for SARS-CoV-2: Implications in Head and Neck Oncology »
Screening is imperative to safeguard patients, practitioners and staff. MORE >>
Saturday, August 8, 2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci says chance of coronavirus vaccine being highly effective is ‘not great’ »
White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday that the chances of scientists creating a highly effective v...
Friday, August 7, 2020
New research suggests a deadly link between gum disease and COVID-19 »
A new study suggests a link between gum disease and respiratory failure in COVID-19 patients. MORE >>
Friday, August 7, 2020
Scientists Call for Research on Mouthrinses with Potential to Reduce SARS-CoV-2 Transmission »
A group of Cardiff University School of Medicine scientists are calling for urgent research into whether mouthrinses could...
Friday, August 7, 2020
Forecast: 300,000 Americans dead from COVID-19 by December »
The American death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic could reach nearly 300,000 by Dec 1, according to a new forecast by the...
Friday, August 7, 2020
Weekly line: How to make the indoors safer from the new coronavirus »
Earlier this week, Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, reiterated a warn...
Friday, August 7, 2020
New York issues warning that charging insured dental patients for PPE during COVID-19 is not fair pr »
The New York Department of Financial Services says the charges are inappropriate, as dental patients are not bound to pay...
Friday, August 7, 2020
Electric cooker an easy, efficient way to sanitize N95 masks, study finds »
Owners of electric multicookers may be able to add another use to its list of functions, a new study suggests: sanitizatio...
Friday, August 7, 2020
COVID-19 may have a longer incubation period, suggests probability analysis of Wuhan cases »
Estimation of incubation period distribution of COVID-19 using disease onset forward time: A novel cross-sectional and for...
Friday, August 7, 2020
Single-Use Virus Masks Get Faster FDA Oversight to Boost Supply »
A blanket authorization system will help get more surgical masks to health-care providers treating Covid-19 patients as sh...
Friday, August 7, 2020
Considerations for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in COVID-19 Era: Can We Sustain the Solutions to »
The objective of the present report is to review some of the changes to consider in the clinical and academic oral and max...
Friday, August 7, 2020
Even Asymptomatic People Carry the Coronavirus in High Amounts »
Researchers in South Korea found that roughly 30 percent of those infected never develop symptoms yet probably spread the...
Friday, August 7, 2020
National Survey Reveals Barriers to Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Efforts »
Physicians don’t recognize their own inappropriate prescribing, are skeptical of some stewardship strategies MORE >>
Friday, August 7, 2020
First US case of resistant bacterial meningitis noted »
A new study in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society describes what is believed to be the first case...
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Vital Signs: Clinical Characteristics of Patients with Confirmed Acute Flaccid Myelitis, United Stat »
Clinicians should suspect AFM in children with acute flaccid limb weakness, especially when accompanied by neck or back pa...
Thursday, August 6, 2020
NIOSH eNews »
Volume 18, Number 4 (August 2020) MORE >>
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Free COVID Testing for Healthcare Workers Pays Off »
Northwell Health officials point out that their data showing the benefit of free testing and adequate supply of personal p...
Thursday, August 6, 2020
How to limit virus transmission between dental staff, per CDC »
Dental practices should encourage physical distancing as an important strategy to prevent virus transmission, according to...
Thursday, August 6, 2020
FDI and ICHOM develop baselines and indicators to measure oral health outcomes globally »
To advance FDI’s goal to develop baselines and indicators to measure oral health outcomes globally, FDI and the Internatio...
Thursday, August 6, 2020
CDC Dental Public Health Residency Program »
The application period for the academic year 2021-2022 Dental Public Health Residency is now open! Please follow the steps...
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Symptom Screening Insufficient to Reopen Colleges Amid Pandemic »
There are a host of social problems associated with both reopening colleges and staying the course with respect to purely...
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Why the coronavirus may 'never go away' »
As new coronavirus cases continue to climb in America, health experts say it's becoming clear that the virus, known as SAR...
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Top 5 reasons your office should consider instrument cassettes »
During the pandemic, every minute (and infection control procedure) in the dental practice counts. Karen Daw, MBA, CECM, s...
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Evidence-based care and COVID-19 »
As we face knowledge gaps, the principles of evidence-based care still guide us. Biologic plausibility is relevant to curr...
Thursday, August 6, 2020
MMWR Weekly »
Weekly / Vol. 69 / No. 31 MORE >>
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Here Comes the Double Whammy: Flu Season on Top of COVID »
The concern is not only that COVID-19 significantly increases the burden to healthcare facilities during an already busy s...
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Early research tests N95 mask reuse for COVID-19 »
Hydrogen peroxide treatment may help extend use up to three times MORE >>
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Charting a Rapid Course Toward Better COVID-19 Tests and Treatments »
It is becoming apparent that our country is entering a new and troubling phase of the pandemic as SARS-CoV-2, the novel co...
Thursday, August 6, 2020
The dentist will see you now. Here's what to expect during the time of COVID-19 »
Dentists describe what to expect at your next dental appointment — and why it's important to take care of your oral health...
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
15 hospitalized with methanol poisoning after ingesting hand sanitizers »
Fifteen people were hospitalized with methanol poisoning in Arizona and New Mexico after consuming hand-sanitizing product...
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2020/08/05 »
News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2020/08/05 MORE >>
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
As COVID-19 Cases Approach 5 Million in U.S., Infectious Diseases Leaders Call on White House for Un »
In a letter sent to Vice President Mike Pence today, leaders of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and its HIV Med...

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