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Thursday, May 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express: Issue 1361 »
Issue 1361: April 25, 2018 More >>
Thursday, May 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH statement on World Malaria Day 2018 »
Significant global progress has been made since 2000 to reduce the incidence and mortality of malaria. However, recent evi...
Thursday, May 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Malaria Day, 25 April 2018 »
WHO joins partner organizations in promoting this year's World Malaria Day theme, "Ready to beat malaria". More >>
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Meningitis Day 2018 »
World Meningitis Day raises the global profile of meningitis and shares potentially life-saving information with thousands...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACOG: Updated Recommendations for Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy »
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released an updated Committee Opinion providing the lat...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pathogen and Treatment Paradigms for Multidrug-Resistant Infections »
The increased prevalence of multidrug-resistant (MDR) infections over the past several years has become a major burden for...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Immunization Week Recognizes Gains Brought by Vaccines »
World Immunization Week from April 24-30 gives us the opportunity to celebrate one of the greatest achievements of modern...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Protect Your Baby with Immunization »
Immunization is one of the best ways parents can protect their infants from 14 serious childhood diseases before age 2. Va...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Relationship Dynamics of Public Health, Health Care, and Journalism »
How do journalists cover pandemics? Does it matter if those covering infectious diseases outbreaks understand the complexi...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vaccination is Europe's greatest public health asset »
Vaccination is one of the most powerful and cost-effective public health measures developed in the 20th century. Before va...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospitals and device makers still struggle to rid medical scopes of infectious bacteria »
In an ominous sign for patient safety, 71% of reusable medical scopes deemed ready for use on patients tested positive for...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antimicrobial consumption and resistance in adult hospital inpatients in 53 countries: results of an »
The Global Point Prevalence Survey (Global-PPS) established an international network of hospitals to measure antimicrobial...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA approves rapid diagnostic test for Candida auris »
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the first rapid test to identify the emerging multidrug-resistant...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis Vaccines Urged for Travelers to Kentucky, Michigan »
Indiana health officials are advising residents to get vaccinated for hepatitis A if their summer plans include visits to...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Measles vaccination gaps in teenagers and young adults highlighted in ECDC's report »
ECDC data show that up to 80% of teenagers and young adults who contracted measles in 2017 had not been vaccinated. ECDC a...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Immunization Week, 24-30 April 2018 »
World Immunization Week, 24-30 April 2018 More >>
Tuesday, May 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibiotic resistance can be caused by small amounts of antibiotics »
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are a growing problem in health care globally. To prevent further development of resistance,...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Tip: Healthy Teeth May Signal Healthy Heart »
Your teeth may be a good indicator of your heart health, the American Heart Association says. More >>
Tuesday, May 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ergonomics: A clinician finds her preventive cure for the 'hygiene hip' »
When I began in the dental field many years ago I never thought it would be as physically demanding as it has proved to be...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Latex glove use among healthcare workers in Australia »
Exposure to natural rubber latex, primarily through the use of gloves, is a well-recognized cause of occupational asthma....
Monday, April 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dammed if you do, dammed if you don’t »
How a rubber dam during dental procedures improves treatment and quality of care.  More >>
Monday, April 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Controlling Legionella—Room for Improvement in Clinical Practices & Water Management »
Legionnaires’ disease has been on the rise in the United States since 2000, according to the US Centers for Disease Contro...
Monday, April 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top 5 Infectious Disease News of the Week—April 15, 2018 »
Top 5 Infectious Disease News of the Week—April 15, 2018 More >>
Monday, April 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New infection prevention tool improve transparency and standardization of practice »
Researchers developed a new colour-coded visual tool called Infection Risk Scan, or IRIS, which is set to make it easier f...
Monday, April 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Joint Commission: 2 reasons why organizations struggle with infection control standards »
Three of the 10 toughest standards for accredited ambulatory care organizations and office-based surgery practices were re...
Monday, April 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands 5 May 2018 »
WHO calls on health facilities to prevent health care-associated sepsis through hand hygiene and infection prevention and...
Monday, April 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC: Minorities still most at risk for caries »
Fewer young people in the U.S. reportedly have dental caries, but minority children continue to have higher rates when com...
Monday, April 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA medical device plan zeros in on cybersecurity, public-private partnership »
The agency released a five-point plan outlining regulatory changes to bolster medical device safety, including requiring m...
Monday, April 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Griffith launches free online course to improve infection control and combat health pandemics »
‘Plagues, Pestilence and Pandemics: Are You Ready?’ is open for enrolment now and enables learners to explore the current...
Thursday, April 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Domestic violence and the dental practice »
Vicki Vertin has worked at the same Ohio practice for over a decade. As a dental hygienist, she’s used to routine, which i...
Thursday, April 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions »
The number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year, showing their biggest d...
Thursday, April 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO Issues New Guidelines for LTBI »
The World Health Organization (WHO) issued updated and consolidated guidelines for people with latent tuberculosis infecti...
Monday, April 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Boots on the Ground: Reports from CDC’s Disease Detectives »
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold its 67th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Co...
Monday, April 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wash Your Hands »
Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself, your family, and others from getting sick. More >>
Monday, April 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
For people age 50 or older, doctors say the new shingles vaccine is a must »
Federal officials have recommended a new vaccine that is more effective than an earlier version at protecting older adults...

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