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Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – China »
WHO encourages countries to continue strengthening influenza surveillance, including surveillance for severe acute respira...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Event Registration - Steam Sterilization in Health Care Facilities: A Review of ANSI/AAMI ST79:2017 »
Date:  Thursday ,  September 21, 2017 Time:  1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 13, 2017 »
Drug-resistant gonorrhea Rx ESBL bacteria in street kids MORE >>
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 13, 2017 »
Malaria drug show promise Global Fund and lives saved MORE >>
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study hints at complex interaction of resistant microbes, antibiotics »
Drug-resistant bacteria are a well-documented problem in nursing homes. Residents are frail and prone to infection, and an...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study signals association between flu vaccine, miscarriage »
A study published today in  Vaccine  suggests a strong association between receiving repeated doses of the sea...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
To fight deadly hepatitis outbreak, San Diego begins power-washing streets with bleach »
San Diego has started sanitizing its streets and sidewalks to try to combat a hepatitis A outbreak spreading among the cit...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Hurricane Support »
Practical information for affected communities, displaced people, and responders MORE >>
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rifampin/Penicillin-Resistant Strain of RB51 Brucella Contracted from Consumption of Raw Milk »
The Texas Department of State Health Services, with assistance from CDC, is investigating  Brucella  RB51 expo...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Harvey's Wrath Still Poses Risks to Children »
 Safety measures must be a priority for children returning to Houston and other communities affected by flooding from...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Gates says we're on track for a record HIV epidemic »
The world has made enormous leaps in the fight against HIV/AIDS, to the extent that with the right treatment, someone HIV-...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lax Infection Control Consequences »
Serious disregard for infection control practices at a New Jersey outpatient clinic left dozens of patients with septic ar...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1325 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition MORE >>
Tuesday, September 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 12, 2017 »
Funding for new C diff drug Antimicrobial resistance in Africa MORE >>
Tuesday, September 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 12, 2017 »
New global health initiative   Zika persistence in tears Vaccine readiness...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MERS mortality linked to age, illness severity, hospital infection »
Advanced age, severe illness, and hospital-acquired infections top the list of predictors of mortality for MERS patients m...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA panel says risk of opioid use in kids’ cough medicines outweighs benefits »
A federal advisory committee sent a strong message to the Food and Drug Administration on Monday, declaring nearly unanimo...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study Says Nurses' Regular Use of Disinfectants is Associated With Developing COPD »
Regular use of disinfectants is linked to a higher risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), accord...
Monday, September 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 11, 2017 »
Antibiotics for asthmatic children Drug resistance in the ICU MORE >>
Monday, September 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 11, 2017 »
Campylobacter and puppies Salmonella in papayas Saudi MERS case H5N6...
Monday, September 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Performance of inhaled flu vaccine confounds experts »
Why the live-attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), FluMist, performed poorly in America during the 2015-16 flu season but w...
Monday, September 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Health 202: Mosquitoes, carbon monoxide and chemicals are big post-Irma health concerns »
State and federal health authorities have warned residents to be on the lookout for mold in their homes, strange rashes on...
Monday, September 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New York Offers Curriculum on Prevention of Sepsis Infection »
Teachers in New York state are being encouraged to teach students of all ages how to prevent sepsis. MORE >>
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Sep 08, 2017 »
Flu vaccine not tied to embolism H7N9 case in China   H5N8 outbreak in Africa...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 08, 2017 »
ESBL-E in pregnant women Antimicrobial resistance in Southeast Asia Malaria infection...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Klebsiella strains 'worst-case scenario,' experts say »
Infectious disease experts are calling the emergence of hypervirulent, multidrug-resistant and highly transmissible strain...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
No Easy Road Back for Ebola Survivors »
The vast majority of people who survive an infection with the Ebola virus struggle with ongoing disabilities, including si...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Avian Flu Scan for Sep 07, 2017 »
Lab-created H5N8-H5N1 virus H7N9 fifth-wave features Bird outbreaks in Taiwan, Italy...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 07, 2017 »
Saudi MERS case Zika retina damage   VHF PPE profile Yellow fev...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Third MMR dose shows promise in curbing mumps outbreaks »
A vaccine campaign to administer a third dose of measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine as part of the response to a mu...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
San Diego to Power Wash Streets to Fight Hepatitis A »
Parts of San Diego are about to get a power wash in an effort to combat a health emergency. MORE >>
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Communicating Clearly About Medicines: Proceedings of a Workshop »
The Roundtable on Health Literacy of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a workshop on...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Infectious Mosquitoes Are Turning Up in New Regions »
A mounting number of citations on a popular disease-tracking website suggests that mosquitoes may be moving into new ecolo...
Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates* from Unintentional Falls Among Adults Aged ≥65 Years,† b »
From 2000 to 2015, the age-adjusted unintentional fall death rate for adults aged ≥65 years increased an average of 4.9% p...
Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Intensive Lifestyle »
The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recently posted new information on its website: “Diabetes Management:...

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