WHO Casts Spotlight on Influenza

October 17, 2018

When 100 passengers on a flight from Dubai to New York in September 2018 fell ill with respiratory symptoms, health officials were concerned that they might be carrying a serious respiratory illness called MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) and quarantined the plane until fur

NIH Study Finds Probiotic Bacillus Eliminates Staphylococcus Bacteria

October 11, 2018

A new study from National Institutes of Health scientists and their Thai colleagues shows that a "good" bacterium commonly found in probiotic digestive supplements helps eliminate Staphylococcus aureus, a type of bacteria that can cause serious antibiotic-resistant infections.

FDA Approves Expanded Use of Gardasil 9

October 8, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces it has approved a supplemental application for Gardasil 9 (Human Papillomavirus (HPV) 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) expanding the approved use of the vaccine to include women and men aged 27 through 45 years.

AHE Announces 2018 Recognition Awards

September 28, 2018

The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE) of the American Hospital Association announces the recipients of the 2018 Recognition Awards for excellence in caring for the environment, volunteerservice, mentorship and environmenta