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Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 26, 2017 »
Resistant gonorrhea in China Cholera response in Yemen MORE >>
Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
H7N9 cases ebb in China as CDC creates vaccine virus »
The number of new H7N9 avian flu cases in China declined again this week, which if sustained would fit the pattern of a lu...
Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study details flow of microbes in a new hospital »
In December 2012, 2 months before the University of Chicago Medicine's Center for Care and Discovery opened its doors to p...
Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
First local Zika cases noted in India; studies explore transmission »
The World Health Organization (WHO) today detailed three local Zika cases from the same city in India, based on health min...
Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Asymptomatic Ebola: A Rare Event »
There has been some controversy over the question of whether the viral hemorrhagic fever virus Ebola can — like many inf...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 25, 2017 »
Ebola in DRC Saudi MERS cases   Yellow fever in Brazil Zika and...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Bank says most nations not ready for pandemic »
A working group set up by the World Bank to take stock of the world's pandemic readiness said most countries aren't adequa...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospital outbreak of MCR-1 Klebsiella reported in China »
Chinese scientists are reporting a deadly outbreak of MCR-1-producing  Klebsiella pneumoniae  among pediatric...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Walked ≥10 Minutes as a Method of Transpo »
Overall, the percentage of adults aged ≥18 years that walked as a method of transportation increased from 29.4% in 2005 to...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: World No Tobacco Day — May 31, 2017 »
Each year, the global tobacco epidemic kills an estimated 6 million persons worldwide, including 600,000 who die from seco...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: National Arthritis Awareness Month — May 2017 »
May is National Arthritis Awareness Month. In the United States, approximately 54 million ( 1 ) adults have some form of...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Measles Outbreak at a United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement »
On May 25, 2016, a detainee at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Arizona who had been h...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Virologic Monitoring of Poliovirus Type 2 after Oral Poliovirus Vaccine Type 2 Withdrawal in A »
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) has made substantial progress since its launch in 1988; only 37 wild poliov...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Current Tobacco Smoking and Desire to Quit Smoking Among Students Aged 13–15 Years — Global Yo »
Tobacco use is the world’s leading cause of preventable morbidity and mortality, resulting in nearly 6 million deaths each...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Prevalence of Arthritis and Arthritis-Attributable Activity Limitation by Urban-Rural County C »
Rural populations in the United States have well documented health disparities, including higher prevalences of chronic he...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Deaths from Alzheimer’s Disease — United States, 1999–2014 »
Alzheimer’s disease (Alzheimer’s), an ultimately fatal form of dementia, is the sixth leading cause of death in the United...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Malaria Surveillance — United States, 2014 »
This report summarizes cases in persons with onset of illness in 2014 and trends during previous years. MORE >>
Wednesday, May 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 24, 2017 »
MCR-1 in Australia Delayed antibiotics for respiratory infections MORE >>
Wednesday, May 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 24, 2017 »
Qatar MERS case Pneumonia vaccine protection MORE >>
Wednesday, May 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
GAO says diagnostics, mosquito control key in Zika efforts »
In a report yesterday analyzing federal Zika response, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) detailed what is known a...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zika studies uncover early spread, factors fueling Florida outbreak »
Findings from three new Zika genome studies add more pieces to the puzzle about how the virus became established in Brazil...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zika virus spread undetected for many months, NIH-supported study finds »
Virus quickly spread in the Americas, then diverged into distinct genetic groups. MORE >>
Wednesday, May 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Use of Chemical Indicators Should Reflect Standards »
Q:  I have been using steam tape to place indicator on paper i.e., count sheets, and instrument bags inside of surgic...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1307 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition MORE >>
Wednesday, May 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ineffective antiobiotics form strong teams against deadly super bacteria »
In the fight against super bacteria, UB scientists are relying on strength in numbers to win the battle against drug resis...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 23, 2017 »
43 Ebola cases in DRC Liberia meningococcus outbreak H7N9 clusters in China...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
White House budget proposal spells steep cuts for public health »
The Trump Administration today released full details of its proposed budget, which as expected includes steep cuts in publ...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New resistance gene found in Salmonella isolated from chickens »
A team of Canadian scientists has identified a gene that confers resistance to the broad-spectrum antibiotic fosfomycin, a...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected WHO director-general »
Delegates at the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva today elected Tedros Adhanom Ghebeyesus, PhD, as World Health Organ...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 22, 2017 »
Pneumonia antibiotic failure MDR TB mortality MDR Salmonella in poultry MORE >...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for May 22, 2017 »
Cholera surges in Yemen   Avian flu in Egypt and Russia  Slight chikungunya...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO: 37 Ebola cases in DRC, 4 deaths »
Over the weekend the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reported 8 more suspected Ebola cases and one additional death...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHA hears Chan's farewell, prepares to pick new WHO head »
The World Health Assembly (WHA) opened in Geneva today, highlighted by the last keynote address from departing Director-Ge...
Monday, May 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibi »
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is soliciting nominations of individuals who are interested in bein...
Friday, May 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 19, 2017 »
Allergy testing and stewardship Antibiotic resistance in cattle Veterinary antibiotic...

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