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MMWR: Yellow Fever Outbreak — Kongo Central Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, August 2016 »
Strategies to improve coordination between health surveillance and cross-border trade activities at land borders and to en...
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MMWR: Zika Virus Transmission — Region of the Americas, May 15, 2015–December 15, 2016 »
Zika virus, a mosquito-borne flavivirus that can cause rash with fever, emerged in the Region of the Americas on Easter Is...
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MMWR: Sodium Intake Among Persons Aged ≥2 Years — United States, 2013–2014 »
High sodium consumption can increase hypertension, a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases ( 1 ). Reducing sodiu...
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MMWR: Methadone Prescribing and Overdose and the Association with Medicaid Preferred Drug List Polic »
Drug overdose is a leading cause of injury death in the United States; 47,055 fatal drug overdoses were reported in 2014,...
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MMWR: Screening for Excessive Alcohol Use and Brief Counseling of Adults — 17 States and the Distric »
Excessive and/or risky alcohol use* resulted in $249 billion in economic costs in 2010 ( 1 ) and >88,000 deaths in th...
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Medicines should help, not harm, says UN health agency launching global patient safety 'challenge' »
Medicines should help, not harm, says UN health agency launching new global patient safety 'challenge' MORE >>
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 29, 2017 »
Antibiotic overprescribing   Drug-tainted manure affects soil   Fighting MRS...
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News Scan for Mar 29, 2017 »
MERS case   Brazil yellow fever vaccination   Avian flu outbreaks  ...
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Studies show single-dose potential for new malaria drug »
Two human challenge studies on a new malaria drug called DSM265 yielded promising data about safety and dosage and how the...
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Heartburn drugs tied to higher risk of recurrent C diff »
A new study suggests the use of common heartburn medications may play a role in recurrent  Clostridium difficile &n...
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Characteristics of seasonal influenza A and B in Latin America: Influenza surveillance data from ten »
The increased availability of influenza surveillance data in recent years justifies an actual and more complete overview o...
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The Occupational Health Safety Network: Empowering and Optimizing Prevention Decision-Making »
What if hospitals were able to further benefit from the data they collect to meet OSHA regulatory and Joint Commission acc...
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IAC Express #1296 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Tuesday, March 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Avian Flu Scan for Mar 28, 2017 »
H5N1 case details in Egypt   H5N1, H5N8 outbreaks MORE >>
Tuesday, March 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Mar 28, 2017 »
New NIH cuts   Yellow fever from Suriname   Measles in Europe...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC updates flaccid myelitis testing, expands search for clues »
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said today that it continues to receive reports of acute flaccid m...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Vaccine Recommendation Cuts Number Of HPV Shots Children Need »
You’d think that a vaccine that protects people against more than a half-dozen types of cancer would have people lining up...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIOSH Requests Feedback on Stockpiling Respirators, Surgical Gowns »
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Addressing Antibiotic Resistance in Dentistry: “What can WE do?” »
Antibiotic resistance and antibiotic-associated adverse events are now some of our most serious global health threats (1)....
Monday, March 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 27, 2017 »
Diagnostic test competition   MDR-TB in African migrants Stewardship in Aruba...
Monday, March 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Mar 27, 2017 »
MERS case Avian flu in 3 nations Meningitis in Nigeria Preparedness...
Monday, March 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Georgia reports low-path H7 in commercial breeder flock »
Georgia agriculture officials today announced that low-pathogenic H7 avian flu has been detected at a commercial poultry b...
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 24, 2017 »
MDR bacteria in Myanmar   New AMR initiative MORE >>
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Mar 24, 2017 »
More H7N9 cases in China US flu slows Farmworkers and food safety MORE >>
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC reports 7 more babies born with Zika defects »
Seven more babies have been born in the United States with Zika-related birth defects, raising the total to 54 and reflect...
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
High-path H7N9 expands to poultry in China's Hunan province »
China today reported a highly pathogenic H7N9 outbreak at a poultry farm in Hunan province, the first detection of the new...
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuberculosis declines in US, Europe, but issues remain »
Tuberculosis cases are on the decline in the US and Europe, according to new reports from the US Centers for Disease Contr...
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH Statement on World Tuberculosis Day »
Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world’s most devastating infectious diseases. March 24th marks the day in 1882 when German...
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Foam soap may not measure up to liquid soap »
Foam soaps are increasingly replacing traditional liquid soaps in hospitals, nursing homes, schools, the food industry and...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Mar 23, 2017 »
Low-path avian flu in Alabama Flu vaccine immune response   MORE >>
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Mar 23, 2017 »
Antibiotic resistance in the community   Zika testing in pregnancy   Africa...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Another yellow fever case noted in Rio de Janeiro state »
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), in an epidemiologic update yesterday on Brazil, noted one a...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report warns of rise in drug-resistant tuberculosis »
A new report warns that some of the incremental progress made in the global fight against tuberculosis (TB) could be lost...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of U.S. Women Aged 50–74 Years Who Never Had a Mammogram,† by Place of »
In 2013 and 2015 combined, 5.4% of U.S. women aged 50–74 years had never received a mammogram in their lifetime. Foreign-b...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Obstetric Tetanus in an Unvaccinated Woman After a Home Birth Delivery — »
On July 11, 2016, state and local health departments in Kentucky were notified of a case of obstetric tetanus in an unvacc...

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