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  • 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
    April 5, 2016 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
    April 3, 2016 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
    April 1, 2016 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
    March 31, 2016 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
  • CDC Adds Cuba 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 Cuba. CDC has issued travel notices (level 2, “practice enhanced ...More
    March 21, 2016 Posted in News
  • CDC Flu Update: Widespread Flu Activity is Reported
    According to this week’s FluView report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), flu activity increased in the United States. The number of states reporting widespread flu activity increased from 37 to 40 and an additional eight influenza-associated ...More
    March 20, 2016 Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • New CDC Laboratory Test for Zika Virus Authorized for Emergency Use by FDA
    In response to a request from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Trioplex Real-time RT-PCR Assay, a diagnostic tool for Zika virus that will be distributed ...More
    March 18, 2016 Posted in News
  • Travel-Associated Zika Virus Disease Cases Among U.S. Residents
    A new MMWR report by Armstrong, et al., "Travel-Associated Zika Virus Disease Cases Among U.S. Residents," shows that from Jan. 1, 2015 through Feb. 26, 2016, a total of 116 residents of U.S. states and the District of Columbia had laboratory evidence of recent Zika ...More
    March 18, 2016 Posted in News