The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) called for a renewed commitment for a coordinated multi-country response to the ongoing outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo amid reports of the first U.S.
According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity continues to increase.
From the opioid overdose epidemic to foodborne disease outbreaks and antimicrobial resistance to the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), CDC worked around the clock – and around the globe – to protect Americans from health threats in 2018.
According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity is elevated nationally and continues to increase. The number of states experiencing high influenza activity went from two during the last reporting week to nine plus New York City.
According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity increased and is elevated nationally in the United States. Based on flu surveillance data, CDC signaled the start of the 2018-2019 flu season.
According to this week’s FluView report, while parts of the country are seeing elevated flu activity, overall activity nationally remains low.
The following is a statement from Jeff Shuren, MD, JD, director of the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, on updated safety communication about rates of duodenoscope contamination from preliminary postmarket data:
According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity continues to increase slowly in the United States. The proportion of people seeing their healthcare provider for influenza-like-illness (ILI) has been at the national baseline for two consecutive weeks.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its proposal to create a separate regulatory category for antisep
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces it has permitted marketing of a new diagnostic test to aid in detecting a type of herpes virus called cytomegalovirus (CMV) in newborns less than 21 days of age.