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  • Flu Exposure During Pregnancy Could Trigger Schizophrenia In Offspring
    Infections like the flu are common occurrences during pregnancy, and research has shown that children born to mothers who suffered from flu, viruses and other infections during pregnancy have about a 1.5 to 7 times increased risk for schizophrenia. A new study out of Temple ...More
    August 12, 2010 Posted in News
  • States' HAI Reporting Comes of Age, Leaves Unanswered Questions
    The effect state laws have on the number of healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) is addressed in a new report from the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). ...More
    August 12, 2010 Posted in News
  • Virgo Publishing Names John Siefert as CEO
    Virgo Publishing, LLC, an integrated business-to-business information services company whose titles include Infection Control Today magazine, announces the appointment of John Siefert as chief executive officer. ...More
    August 12, 2010 Posted in News
  • H1N1 Flu Caused Significant Morbidity in Transplant Patients
    Researchers found that influenza A H1N1 caused substantial morbidity in recipients of solid-organ transplants during the 2009-2010 pandemic. ...More
    August 12, 2010 Posted in News
  • Legionellosis Outbreak: A Moving Target
    Determining the source of an infectious outbreak can be difficult in and of itself, but a moving reservoir adds to the challenges. That's what researchers encountered when investigating cases of Legionnaires' disease that kept presenting in one city in Spain. ...More
    August 11, 2010 Posted in News
  • Cardinal Health Foundation Awards Grants to Improve OR Safety and Efficiency
    The Cardinal Health Foundation today announced that, for the third consecutive year, it has awarded more than $1 million in grant funding to help U.S. hospitals, health systems and community health clinics improve the efficiency and quality of care. ...More
    August 11, 2010 Posted in News
  • "New" Human Adenovirus May Not Make for Good Vaccines, After All
    In a new study of four adenovirus vectors, researchers from the Wistar Institute show that a reportedly rare human adenovirus, called AdHu26, is not so rare, after all, and would thus be unlikely to be optimal as a vaccine carrier for mass vaccination. ...More
    August 11, 2010 Posted in News
  • Infectious Disease Specialist Addresses Rise of the Superbugs
    People all over the world are getting sick and dying of an incurable plague. Hospitals are inundated. And there is no cure in sight. It sounds like the plot to a far-fetched futuristic sci-fi movie, right? The bad news is it’s not, according to Brad Spellberg, MD, associate ...More
    August 11, 2010 Posted in News
  • Joint Venture to Develop Broad-Spectrum Pandemic Flu Vaccine
    Temasek Life Science Ventures Pte Ltd (TLV) and Emergent BioSolutions Inc. today announced their agreement to form EPIC BIO Pte Ltd, a joint venture to develop, manufacture and commercialize a multivalent, cross-protective human vaccine to protect against influenza caused ...More
    August 11, 2010 Posted in News
  • Mobile Messaging Could be a Viable New Surveillance Tool
    In the September 2010 issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases, CDC's monthly peer-reviewed journal, Martin Lajous, of the department of epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health, describes how mobile messaging was used as a surveillance tool during the H1N1 influenza ...More
    August 11, 2010 Posted in News