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Review Finds Antibiotic Development Increased, but Insufficient

February 7, 2019

While the pipeline of new antibiotics has improved over the past six years, momentum in the development of new infection-fighting agents remains inadequate and could take a significant downturn without new incentives, a report released in Clinical Infectious Diseases shows.

Joint Commission Debuts New Speak Up To Prevent Infection Campaign

February 6, 2019

The Joint Commission today debuted its new Speak Up™ To Prevent Infection campaign—featuring free, downloadable educational materials in English and Spanish for the public and for health care providers to support patient involvement in their care. 

CDC Flu Update: Widespread Activity is Increasing

February 5, 2019

According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity rose again over last week, with the number of states reporting widespread activity increasing from 36 to 45. Deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza (P&I) is at the national threshold this week.

CDC Flu Update: Three Flu-Associated Pediatric Deaths Reported

January 29, 2019

According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity increased nationally and most states are reporting widespread flu activity. CDC also reported another three flu-associated pediatric deaths. H1N1 viruses have been the most commonly identified flu viruses nationally.

CDC Flu Update: Activity Remains Elevated in Most of the U.S.

January 23, 2019

According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity remains elevated in the United States and flu is widespread in most of the country. CDC also reported another three flu-associated pediatric deaths. H1N1 viruses have been the most commonly identified flu viruses nationally.

CDC Flu Update: Seasonal Influenza Activity Remains Elevated

January 15, 2019

According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity remains elevated in the United States. The number of states reporting widespread geographic flu activity went from 24 states during the last reporting week to 30 states.

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