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  • CDC Flu Update: Activity Remains Slightly Elevated
    According to this week’s FluView report, flu activity continues to decrease in the United States but remains slightly elevated. While flu activity has peaked nationally for this season, some parts of the country are still experiencing widespread flu activity and an ...More
    6 days ago Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • Increased Use of Type of Diagnostic Test Poses Challenge to Tracking of Foodborne Illness
    Changes in the tests that diagnose foodborne illness are helping identify infections faster but could soon pose challenges to finding outbreaks and monitoring progress toward preventing foodborne disease, according to a report published yesterday in CDC’s ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC Concludes Zika Virus Causes Microcephaly, Other Birth Defects
    Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have concluded, after careful review of existing evidence, that Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects. In the report published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC Flu Update: 25 States Still Reporting Widespread Activity
    According to this week’s FluView report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), flu activity continues to decrease, but is still elevated overall nationally in the United States. Influenza-like-illness (ILI) may have peaked nationally for this ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • CDC Adds Fiji to Interim Travel Guidance Related to Zika Virus
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working with other public health officials to monitor for ongoing Zika virus‎ transmission. Today, CDC posted a Zika virus travel notice for Fiji. CDC has issued travel notices (level 2, “practice enhanced ...More
    4 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC Flu Update: Influenza-like Illness is Winding Down
    According to this week’s FluView report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), flu activity continues to decrease, but is still elevated overall nationally in the United States. Influenza-like-illness (ILI) may have peaked nationally for this ...More
    4 weeks ago Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • National Zika Summit Focused on Coordinated U.S. Response
    Today, more than 300 local, state, and federal government officials; health experts; and non-government partners are gathering at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prepare for the likelihood of mosquito-borne transmission of the Zika virus in some ...More
    5 weeks ago Posted in News
  • Potential Laboratory-Acquired Salmonella Infection at CDC
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating how one of its laboratory workers who was recently diagnosed with Salmonella infection may have acquired their infection due to work they performed in a BSL-2 laboratory (a level of lab work involving ...More
    5 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC Offers New Resources for Infection Prevention in Dental Settings
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released a new resource designed to help dental healthcare professionals prevent infections. The new resource, “Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe ...More
    March 29, 2016 Posted in News
  • CDC Issues Updated Zika Recommendations
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today issued new guidance and information to prevent Zika virus transmission and health effects: • Updated interim guidance for healthcare professionals for counseling patients about pregnancy planning and the ...More
    March 25, 2016 Posted in News
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