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Thursday, October 11, 2018
Hurricane Michael »
CDC and ATSDR staff are working to support the local, state, and federal response to public health needs resulting from Hu...
Thursday, October 11, 2018
NIDCR invites input on three proposals »
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research is seeking comments on three new research initiatives MORE...
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Report Shows National HAI Prevention Progress in Some Areas While Improvements are Needed in Othe »
Select your healthcare-associated infection (HAI) data for various healthcare settings. MORE >>
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Percentage of young U.S. children who don’t receive any vaccines has quadrupled since 2001 »
A small but increasing number of children in the United States are not getting some or all of their recommended vaccinatio...
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Scientists develop novel vaccine for Lassa fever and rabies »
A novel vaccine designed to protect people from both Lassa fever and rabies showed promise in preclinical testing, accordi...
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Never Miss a Flu Vaccine. Here Are the Reasons #WhyIFightFlu »
Summary: The simple act of getting vaccinated helps protect your loved ones. MORE >>
Thursday, October 11, 2018
HHS awards $2.34 billion in grants to help Americans access HIV/AIDS care and medication »
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that approximately $2.34 billion in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program...
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Survival After the Storm! »
Stay Alive - Avoid These Deadly Hazards MORE >>
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Statement from CDPHE on enterovirus and acute flaccid myelitis »
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment continues to work with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and P...
Thursday, October 11, 2018
European Week for Safety and Health at Work 2018 is fast approaching »
On 22 October, EU-OSHA, alongside its partners, sets the wheels in motion for the European Week for Safety and Health at W...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Periodontal disease bacteria may kick-start Alzheimer's »
Long-term exposure to periodontal disease bacteria causes inflammation and degeneration of brain neurons in mice that is s...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
NIH study finds probiotic Bacillus eliminates Staphylococcus bacteria »
A new study from National Institutes of Health scientists and their Thai colleagues shows that a “good” bacterium commonly...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
HHS Secretary Azar declares public health emergency in Florida due to Hurricane Michael »
Following President Trump’s emergency declaration for Florida, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar today declare...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Study identifies 5 areas of safe injection practice improvement for ASCs, primary care providers »
Research published in the American Journal of Infection Control detailed areas ASCs should target to improve safe inject...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Flu shots are less of a sticking point this year. Pharmacists are easy to reach and ready to immu »
The ease and accessibility of getting a flu shot from pharmacists influences the willingness to get immunized. MORE &...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Timing of third-trimester maternal Tdap immunization associated with levels of whooping cough ant »
Risk of whooping cough (pertussis) is highest in infants too young to have completed their primary immunization series (6...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
IAC Express #1389 »
News from the Immunization Action Coalition MORE >>
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
The frightening rise in health care data breaches, charted »
Hackers increasingly are turning their attention to the health care sector—but data breaches among certain industry stakeh...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
CDC researchers examine HIV-related stigma among US healthcare providers »
A Systemic Review from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed studies of HIV-related stigma among he...
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Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040 »
A landmark report from the United Nations’ scientific panel on climate change paints a far more dire picture of the immedi...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Give me antibiotics—or else: Patients give harsher reviews to doctors who withhold unnecessary an »
Patients give higher ratings to doctors who virtually prescribe them antibiotics for a common cold, even if antibiotics wo...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Know your enemy »
We share a global enemy: antibiotic-resistant bacteria. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Get Ready: Hurricane Michael Takes Aim at 300-Mile Gulf Coast »
Hurricane Michael is threatening more than 300 miles of the Gulf Coast, prompting emergency declarations in more than 100...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
11 essential components of a successful ASC infection control program »
Essential components of a successful ASC infection control program MORE >>
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
IAC Express #1388 - Ask the Experts »
From the Immunization Action Coalition MORE >>
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
The Core Elements of Human Antibiotic Stewardship Programsin Resource-Limited Settings: National »
Global, coordinated action to address the rising threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a public health priority....
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Transmission of resistant Gram-negative bacteria to healthcare personnel gowns and gloves during »
Conclusions Gown and glove use in community nursing facilities should be prioritized for certain residents and care inte...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
States and CDC probe reports of rare poliolike symptoms in kids »
Health officials in Minnesota and Colorado are among the states investigating acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) cases in childr...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Study links individual HPV types to HIV infection »
UC Riverside-led study finds persons with any HPV type, more than one HPV type, or high-risk HPV are more likely to test H...
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Researchers discover how fatal biofilms form »
By severely curtailing the effects of antibiotics, the formation of organized communities of bacterial cells known as biof...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Lessons from the 1918 flu pandemic, 100 years on »
With flu season nearly upon us, a new study looks at the factors behind the extremely high mortality of the 1918 flu pande...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
New details of HIV life cycle »
Researchers identify small molecule as potential treatment target MORE >>
Monday, October 8, 2018
The Big Number: Millions of flu vaccines will be offered this season »
Millions of doses of the flu vaccine — up to 168 million — will be available to protect people from the strains of the inf...
Monday, October 8, 2018
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—October 1, 2018 »
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—October 1, 2018 MORE >>
Monday, October 8, 2018
Cleaning Procedure Prevents Therapy Dogs From Spreading MRSA to Children With Cancer »
Therapy dogs help ease stress in young patients with cancer, but can spread methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (M...

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