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Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Uganda confirms 2nd Marburg case, isolates 2 others »
Uganda's health ministry yesterday confirmed a second fatal Marburg virus case, involving the 38-year-old brother of the c...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 26, 2017 »
Antibiotic use, resistance indicators Prolonged antibiotics for sepsis Resistant bacte...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 26, 2017 »
H7N9 mutations Flu vaccine effectiveness in Australia Measles in Somalia, globally...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibiotics, EDs linked to community C diff infections »
A study today confirms that antibiotic use is a primary risk factor for community-associated  Clostridium difficile...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement from the NIH Director on Combating the Opioid Crisis with Scientific Solutions »
Opioid misuse and addiction is an urgent and rapidly evolving public health crisis. An estimated 2 million Americans are a...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Aged ≥20 Years Who Reported Being Told by a Doctor or Health »
During 2011–2014, 33.2% of adults aged ≥20 years reported that a doctor or health professional told them to increase their...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Postflooding Leptospirosis — Louisiana, 2016 »
In August 2016, extensive flooding occurred in south-central Louisiana. Approximately 1 month after the flood, the Louisia...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: High Volume of Lyme Disease Laboratory Reporting in a Low-Incidence Stat »
Although Arkansas lies within the geographic range of the principal Lyme disease tick vector,  Ixodes scapularis ,...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Postexposure Prophylaxis for Rabies After Consumption of a Prepackaged S »
On April 3, 2017, two Florida residents consumed part of the same prepackaged salad before reportedly discovering the part...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Progress Toward Regional Measles Elimination — Worldwide, 2000–2016 »
The fourth United Nations Millennium Development Goal, adopted in 2000, set a target to reduce child mortality by two thir...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Rapid Laboratory Identification of Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup C as the Cause of an Outbr »
On April 25, 2017, a cluster of unexplained illness and deaths among persons who had attended a funeral during April 21–22...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Rapid Field Response to a Cluster of Illnesses and Deaths — Sinoe County, Liberia, April–May, »
On April 25, 2017, the Sinoe County Health Team (CHT) notified the Liberia Ministry of Health (MoH) and the National Publi...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Increased Risk for Mother-to-Infant Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus Among Medicaid Recipient »
State surveillance during the last 10 years reveals a nationwide increase in hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among young...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Tobacco Use Among Working Adults — United States, 2014–2016 »
Cigarette smoking has declined considerably among U.S. adults over several decades ( 1 ); however, increases have occurr...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Timeliness of Receipt of Early Childhood Vaccinations Among Children of Immigrants — Minnesota »
Receiving recommended childhood vaccinations on schedule is the best way to prevent the occurrence and spread of vaccine-p...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Receipt of Selected Preventive Health Services for Women and Men of Reproductive Age — United »
roblem/Condition:  Receipt of key preventive health services among women and men of reproductive age (i.e., 15–44 ye...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Risk for Developing HPV-Related Throat Cancer Low »
The prevalence of throat (oropharyngeal) cancers caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV) has increased in recent decades...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 25, 2017 »
MRSA vaccine candidate Provider role in CRE spread Airborne resistant pathogens...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 25, 2017 »
Brazil yellow fever Marburg in Uganda   NYC Legionnaires' outbreak  ...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Genomic data may help reveal hidden MRSA outbreaks »
A study today by researchers in the United Kingdom illustrates how genomic surveillance can shed light on the ways a commo...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACIP gives nod to new shingles vaccine, 3rd MMR dose for outbreaks »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) vaccine advisory group today recommended a newly approved shingle...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UMass Amherst researchers find triclosan and other chemicals accumulate in toothbrushes »
UMass Amherst environmental scientists find triclosan, an antibacterial agent in some toothpastes, accumulates in toothbru...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid epidemic also hitting older adults »
As America grapples with an opioid epidemic, senior citizens are often overlooked. MORE >>
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1332 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 24, 2017 »
Saudi MERS case   Patient movement and C diff Marburg outbreak details...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Oct 24, 2017 »
High-risk flu and antivirals Severe influenza C cases US H7N9 risk MORE >>
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report details US, global steps to prevent next pandemic »
A break in key US support for global efforts to protect Americans and the world from pandemics could stall momentum that h...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rare Gene Mutation May Have Link to Common Cold »
COLDS SEEM HARDER to escape as the temperature drops and people spend more time indoors. They are also not well understood...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is a Dangerous Bird Flu on the Horizon? »
 Scientists have found new evidence that the H7N9 bird flu, currently confined to China, has the potential for a wide...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Surgical checklist can help prevent life-threatening infections in low resource settings »
Preventing infections after a surgical procedure is important in any setting, but these complications can be particularly...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 23, 2017 »
Resistant Salmonella in pigs Antimicrobial resistance research awards MORE >>
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Oct 23, 2017 »
Mugabe flap shakes WHO Plague in Madagascar   Shingles vaccine approval...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK report shows progress, areas of concern in fight against AMR »
A new surveillance report from Public Health England (PHE) shows a mixed picture in the battle against antimicrobial resis...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NARMS report shows some improvements in resistant Salmonella but a few red flags »
An annual surveillance report from federal health officials that provides a snapshot of antibiotic resistance in foodborne...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tackling Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: Challenges and Advancements »
“ Innovation drives progress ,” according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Innovation is desperately needed...

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