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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 22, 2017 »
C diff and stewardship Clinical decision support   EMR protocol and C diff rates...
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News Scan for Nov 22, 2017 »
H7N9 cluster analysis Impact of malaria funding cuts Cost of measles...
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Report details unlikely culprit of E coli outbreak: flour »
Research published today in the  New England Journal of Medicine  describes how raw flour, an unlikely suspect...
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Study confirms, clarifies pathways in 2008 superbug outbreak »
In May 2008, a patient who had been transferred to Rush University Medical Center in Chicago from an acute care hospital i...
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IAC Express #1337 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
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Establishing a laboratory model of dental unit waterlines bacterial biofilms using a CDC biofilm rea »
The model provides a foundation for the development of bacterial control methods for DUWLs. MORE >>
Tuesday, November 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 21, 2017 »
Zika spread, complications Monkeypox in Nigeria MORE >>
Tuesday, November 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New malaria parasite discovered in bonobos »
Researchers monitoring African bonobos have found the animals to be playing host to a previously unknown malaria parasite....
Tuesday, November 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC issues raw milk Brucella warning for 4 states »
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today said people in four states—Connecticut, New Jersey, New York...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vaccination: The Cornerstone of Occupational Health, Patient Safety »
The cornerstone of occupational health this time of year continues to be influenza vaccination, but compliance remains an...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Changing Impact of Sharps Injuries, Given a Growing Prevalence of People with Diabetes »
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month sponsored by the American Diabetes Association (ADA).  Diabetes is a cr...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sharps Injuries Remain Major Occupational Safety Concern for Healthcare Personnel »
Since passage of the federal Needlestick Safety & Prevention Act (NSPA) more than 16 years ago, progress has been made...
Monday, November 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 20, 2017 »
Saudi MERS case Zika in Miami-Dade Plague in Madagascar   MORE >>
Monday, November 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
H5N6 sickens Chinese man, strikes duck farm in South Korea »
In new H5N6 avian flu developments, a Chinese man is hospitalized in critical condition after he likely contracted the vir...
Monday, November 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study describes emergence, spread of MCR-1 gene »
A new study by a team of British and Chinese researchers suggests that the colistin-resistance gene MCR-1 began to emerge...
Monday, November 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New global commitment to end tuberculosis »
Today 75 ministers agreed to take urgent action to end tuberculosis (TB) by 2030. The announcement came at the first WHO G...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 17, 2017 »
Primary care stewardship No-touch superbug disinfection   Surgical antimicrobial...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 17, 2017 »
Saudi MERS case Polio in Afghanistan Tainted tiny turtles Pandemic p...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Global health ministers commit to end TB »
Capping off the end of the first-ever World Health Organization (WHO) health minister meeting on ending tuberculosis (TB)...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey highlights progress on national AMR action plans »
A new global survey has found that more than 90% of the world's population now live in a country that has developed or is...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Aged 20–64 Years Whose Blood Cholesterol Was Checked by a He »
The percentage of adults aged 20–64 years who had a blood cholesterol check by a health professional in the past 12 months...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims — November 19, 2017 »
In October 2005, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution to mark the third Sunday in November each year a...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Herd Immunity: Keeping Zika at Bay, For Now »
In 2015 it was discovered that the Zika virus was circulating in the Western Hemisphere. It was characterized by a high bu...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Progress in Rubella and Congenital Rubella Syndrome Control and Elimination — Worldwide, 2000– »
Although rubella virus infection usually causes a mild fever and rash illness in children and adults, infection during pre...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Global Routine Vaccination Coverage, 2016 »
The  Global Vaccine Action Plan 2011–2020  (GVAP) ( 1 ), endorsed by the World Health Assembly in 2012, call...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: CDC Grand Rounds: Improving Medication Adherence for Chronic Disease Management — Innovations »
dherence to prescribed medications is associated with improved clinical outcomes for chronic disease management and reduce...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Disparities in State-Specific Adult Fruit and Vegetable Consumption — United States, 2015 »
he  2015 – 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans  recommend that Americans consume more fruits and vegetable...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities Among Rural Adults — United States, 2012–2015 »
Problem/Condition:  Rural communities often have worse health outcomes, have less access to care, and are less diver...
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 16, 2017 »
Ceftriaxone-resistant gonorrhea E coli ST131 in China Single-room ICU design MOR...
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Nov 16, 2017 »
Marburg outbreak winds down   Flu vax text alerts   Diphtheria in Latin Amer...
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reports detail Ebola post-exposure guidance, fatality risk »
In two new major Ebola virus developments, an international expert group has proposed guidance for post-exposure prophylax...
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
To save a life, doctors turn to bacteria-killing viruses »
With more than 20 years of research into HIV/AIDS prevention under his belt, Tom Patterson, PhD, knows well the damage tha...
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Combined resistance to multiple antibiotics: A growing problem in the EU »
On the occasion of the 10th European Antibiotic Awareness Day, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECD...
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Encourages Safe Antibiotic Prescribing and Use »
November 13, 2017, kicked off U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week and World Antibiotic Awareness Week. The Centers for Disease...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1335 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>

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